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Masquerade At the Fold

Masquerade At the Fold

September 25, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Social

Friday night is a great opportunity for escapades, whether you venture somewhere new or revisit a familiar haunt. One event was a masquerade at a new venue called The Fold, which bares the name of the organization that runs it. It’s a simple warehouse space that has been transformed into a kind...

How to Stay Healthy as a College Student

How to Stay Healthy as a College Student

September 17, 2014


Filed under Health & Fashion, Opinions, Social

For students, keeping up with exams, social life, and a healthy lifestyle is not easy. It may sound easy, but if you are a college student you know better. Having four exams in the same day or five projects due in the same week is a lot of pressure.   With all of this pressure going on, who ha...

Ice Buckets Pour New Life Into ALS Association’s Donation

September 9, 2014


Filed under Health & Fashion, Opinions, Social

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – ALS to most of us, is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that has gained a great deal of publicity in recent weeks. Popularly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease after the famous baseball player, it affects the motor neurons, and causes death usually within two-five ...

Five Overlooked Points In Ray Rice Case

Five Overlooked Points In Ray Rice Case

September 9, 2014


Filed under Holmes Field Advantage, Opinions

  1) Where is the Ravens’ Front Office in All of This?   Ten hours after the most recent TMZ Sports video got released, the Ravens decided to cut Rice from the team. Just a few hours after that, head coach John Harbaugh addressed the media in a scheduled press conference, along w...

Thanks, Podio, for Our Free Account

Thanks, Podio, for Our Free Account

September 8, 2014


Filed under Opinions

I've used Podio for years to help me and the people I work with keep up with our projects. I've loved using it, so I introduced it to the students at the Advocate last year. This year we decided we wanted to up our use of the software, so I asked Podio if they had something for student-use. They gav...

Freshmen’s Tips & Tricks From The Advocate

Freshmen’s Tips & Tricks From The Advocate

August 27, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Social

  Attending a new school or going to a new place can be nerve-wracking. Knowing this, the staff members at the Advocate compiled a list of things you can keep in mind when beginning your new classes: Books that are recommended are not required. Don’t buy them unless you really think you will use them. ...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

August 26, 2014


Filed under Editor's Moleskine

Hello, Montgomery College students and faculty. The MC Advocate is ready to kick off the 2014 school year. We will be bringing you the most relevant news around campus and our unique insight into all things Montgomery College.   As the new Editor in Chief of the Advocate I would also like...

Advocating: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Advocating: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

April 24, 2014


Filed under Review Page

The Montgomery College Theatre department finishes it’s spring season strong with "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui", directed by Professor Sasha Olinick. The play was written by Bertolt Brecht in Finland in 1941 after he fled the Nazi Regime. It parallels Hitler’s rise to power with the title charac...

MC Answers: What is Art?

MC Answers:  What is Art?

April 21, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Social

    What is art?   The actual definition has been debated for years; there are an incredible amount of views on the topic, and they range from lenient to very strict. In the past pieces had very strict rules to define them as art or not, but nowadays the definition is far ...

Advice for Students on Upcoming Job Fair

Advice for Students on Upcoming Job Fair

April 9, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Montgomery College’s Rockville campus is hosting a job fair on Thursday, April 24 at the Rockville Montgomery College campus. The job fair will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. If students cannot make it to the event, there will be a job fair on both Takoma P...

How I Met Your Mother Finale: Return of the Yellow Umbrella

How I Met Your Mother Finale: Return of the Yellow Umbrella

April 2, 2014


Filed under Review Page

How I Met Your Mother finally ended after a tremendous run on air with an unexpected twist few saw coming. The show’s nine season run aired 208 episodes over an eight and a half year period. Narrated by Bob Sagan, the show centers around how Ted Mosby, played by Josh Radnor, meets his children’s mother, Tracy McConnell, played by Cristi...

Advocating: inFAMOUS: Second Son

Advocating: inFAMOUS: Second Son

April 1, 2014


Filed under Review Page

Following a wave of hype, speculation, and impressive tech demos, “inFAMOUS: Second Son” for the Playstation 4 has finally released. “Second Son” is the third game in Sucker Punch Productions’ “inFAMOUS” series following a natural disaster gave superpowers to a select few. In the first two ...

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