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Letter from the Fall 2015 Editor

Letter from the Fall 2015 Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Editor's Moleskine

Hello to all Montgomery College students and staff! As the Fall semester starts, I'd like to say welcome back or welcome to Montgomery College. With the new semester comes a new editor, and here I am! While I'm the new Editor in Chief, I'm not new to student newspapers at all. I started my involvem...

Who Gives the GOP the Best Chance to Beat Hillary?

Who Gives the GOP the Best Chance to Beat Hillary?

May 6, 2015


Filed under Opinions

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election is just a little over a year away. Hillary Clinton is believed by many to be the clear favorite to win the democratic nomination. Who from the Republican Party gives the GOP the best chance to reclaim the White House and beat out Hillary Clinton as future Commander...

Our Take From Baltimore: Distinguishing “Protest” From “Riot”

Our Take From Baltimore: Distinguishing “Protest” From “Riot”

April 30, 2015


Filed under Baltimore Protests, Opinions

(It's now well documented on our site that four Advocate staff members went to Baltimore to cover the protest. While pursuing this beat, we each had several unique takes, but came to some unanimous agreements on the experience's value. This is a summary of those opinions) -Alex Mallett, EIC     A...

Modest Mouse , Strangers to Ourselves

Modest Mouse , Strangers to Ourselves

April 27, 2015


Filed under Review Page

Music Review: Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves       If you’re looking for the old Modest Mouse, go home now - they’re gone. Strangers to Ourselves, released March 13, 2015 is the alt-rock giant’s first album in eight years and a strange collection of tracks that plays nothing like their breakout album, Good News for P...

Lucky Number Seven

Lucky Number Seven

April 27, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Review Page

Movie Review: Furious Seven     Furious 7 proves to be the best one yet.   Furious 7, the seventh film in the Fast and Furious franchise, is filled with action, laughter, and love with a splash of tears.   The movie takes the cast on “one last ride," according to Dominic Tor...

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and Dodge

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and Dodge

April 22, 2015


Filed under News, Review Page, Sports

 Club Profile: Honors Club Updated: 4/27/2014   The teams are set, the sweet air of spring is in the air and so are dodgeballs. Are you ready? This Friday, April 24th at 2:00pm the first ever Montgomery College Interclub Dodgeball Tournament will start. This event is sponsored by the...

Food Porn with James Chang: The Burger Joint

Food Porn with James Chang: The Burger Joint

March 31, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Review Page

  Heading to the Burger Joint:   The Burger Joint is the place to be for those who like the old retro style of a classic burger restaurant with all the benefits of modern ordering methods and fresh high quality ingredients. The restaurant is on the pricey side, but it's most definitely wort...

Elie’s NFL Mock Draft: Picks 32-21

Elie’s NFL Mock Draft: Picks 32-21

March 31, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Sports

Previously held at the Rockefeller Plaza’s Radio City Music Hall in New York, this is the draft’s first year being hosted in a different city--Chicago.   The NFL draft has become so popular over the last decade it is now comparable to the World Series and NBA Finals in TV ratings. With ...

Food Porn with James Chang: Picca Pollo

Food Porn with James Chang: Picca Pollo

March 27, 2015


Filed under Review Page

Picca: Pollo a la Brasa     Montgomery County is loaded with dozens of Peruvian Chicken restaurants, all of which stand with their own personal army of loyalists. Top franchises include Sardis, Guapos, Pollo Rico, among many others, however Picca: Pollo a la Brasa might just be the restaurant to take chicken from the streets to the dining room with ...

WEPA Printing Systems Better or Worse at MC?

WEPA Printing Systems Better or Worse at MC?

March 24, 2015


Filed under News, Opinions

  WEPA printing systems and software have been on MC’s campuses since fall of 2010. Montgomery College’s facilities went from an old-school “five cents per page” machine at several stations to cards which require money to be placed on them electronically.   The efficiency fac...

Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Review

Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Review

March 23, 2015


Filed under Review Page

In 1979 Penthouse creator Bob Guccione shook cinemas with his steamy erotic yet non-pornographic film Caligula. The film impacted cinema like nothing before.   While the film was a huge hit with at the box office, female critics tended to resent the film. Film Critic Roger Ebert called the film ...

MC Actors Opening Night

MC Actors Opening Night

March 5, 2015


Filed under Opinions

The lights dimmed, the band played, and the group of college students prepared to face a packed audience. It was the opening night of “Rent”. The young actors prepared for many weeks, long hours, and faced many challenges as they prepared for the big night.   The spring musical, “Rent,” was h...

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