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Jeezy’s Seen It All: It Gets No Realer

Jeezy’s Seen It All: It Gets No Realer

October 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Review Page

  The artist formally known as Young Jeezy has dropped the “Young” from his moniker, but he hasn't dropped the ruthless, full-court press style with which he delivers every story.   Jeezy’s newest work, Seen It All: The Autobiography, is quite the Leit Motif of the seasoned veteran ...

Honk!

Honk!

October 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinions

Come out and support Montgomery College’s theatre departments’ performance of the hilarious and well-crafted classic, Honk! The whole cast put on a high energy performance from the beginning to end. MC’s production had their opening night in Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center last...

Review: No Good Deed, No Good

Review: No Good Deed, No Good

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Review Page

This past weekend I watched the movie "No Good Deed," starring prominent actor and actress Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. Henson plays the role of a devoted wife and mother, Terri. Terri leads a more than comfortable life that gets threatened when Colin, a malignant narcissist played by Elba, us...

2014-2015 NBA Preview

2014-2015 NBA Preview

October 3, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Sports

As the upcoming NBA season quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the important questions concerning the premier teams and players. How will Derrick Rose’s knee hold up? Can the Spurs repeat their title performance? How well will Cleveland do with the new “Big 3” of Kyri...

Immigration Reform Delay Saves Face for More Effective Action

Immigration Reform Delay Saves Face for More Effective Action

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinions

  As President Barack Obama made his decision to delay immigration reform, masses broadcasted ludacris explanations and reactions to the postponed executive action expected in late summer.   The decision to push reform until after the November elections was in part to “take this issue away fr...

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...

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