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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 ...

Advocating: ClancyWorks Performance

Advocating: ClancyWorks Performance

March 27, 2014


Filed under Review Page

ClancyWorks and Bill Evans Dance Company performed for a house of about one hundred and twenty people. they performed a total of six pieces, three in each act which took place Saturday, March 15 at Black Rock Center in Germantown, Md.   The evening was filled with electric dancing and vibrant ...

Advocating: Metal Gear Solid V

Advocating: Metal Gear Solid V

March 27, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Review Page

Konami and Hideo Kojima finally released in March 2014 the highly anticipated Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. This new episode, starring Big Boss after the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, was designed with the new Fox Engine, which means graphics are incredibly mind blowing. David Hayter, famous f...

Advocating: Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall

Advocating: Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall

March 17, 2014


Filed under News, Review Page

Respawn Entertainment’s first game, Titanfall, has received enormous hype over the past eight months, and apart from a few small missteps, the game delivers on its promises. In short, Titanfall is a first-person shooter set against a futuristic science fiction backdrop.  The game features two opposing factions: the Interstellar...

Dressing Warmly on a Budget

Dressing Warmly on a Budget

February 19, 2014


Filed under Health & Fashion, Opinions

I am often asked how I put my outfits together and as I spill my secrets to the Montgomery College population, why not make it practical as well?   Let’s work our way from head to toe, which would first bring us to hats. Great stores to purchase hats are Target, Macy’s and Kmart. They have a wide ...

HFA’s Take: A Nation Incognito

HFA’s Take:  A Nation Incognito

February 16, 2014


Filed under Holmes Field Advantage, Opinions

I was a fish out of water throughout middle school and most of high school in Brunswick, Md. A liberal, open-minded, somewhat shy Jewish city boy, without a square of camo-gear on my wardrobe.   I found the “southern” (or redneck, or hillbilly, or whatever you prefer) culture of life in Bruns...

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