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Making an Impression on Young Artists

Making an Impression on Young Artists

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Social

Professor John Carr of the MC art department hand-picked the pieces in a national printmaking exhibition at Montgomery College to "celebrate the continued vitality, diversity and validity of printmaking as a fine art medium and relevant form of expression in the 21st century." This exhibition shows the...

I Plead The…Second?

I Plead The…Second?

Christopher Reed, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slider, Social

In what can only be described as a horrible scene from a nightmare has become a weekly occurrence in the U.S. Since the beginning of 2018, there have been 30 mass shootings, as kept track of by the Gun Violence Archive, compared to 346 mass shootings in 2017. According to the Federal Bureau of Investi...

WCW: Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard

WCW: Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Can we please take a minute or two to brag about our president? Unless you have been living under a rock, you should know that Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard is the current president of Montgomery College. She has been in this position for about eight years now. Today, she is my woman crush. In fact, she is...

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

Samory Senh, Multi-Media Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slider, Social

At 1:03pm today, students and faculty received a MC Alert stating, "Armed person at [insert name] Campus. Go to nearest room and lock door NOW! If off campus, STAY AWAY. Follow instructions from authorities." Seven minutes later, would they send out another MC Alert saying that the message sent was an...

The Volunteer Fair in Spring ’18

The Volunteer Fair in Spring ’18

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Volunteer Fair returned again this semester, featuring various nonprofits and organizations such as the Peace Corps, The Arc, and Rockville Little Theatre. The Volunteer Fair is organized by student service learning to "help students find the organization that'll best fit them to their abilities,"...

What’s Happening to Parking Lot 4

What’s Happening to Parking Lot 4

Samory Senh, Multi Media Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

What was once Parking Lot 4 will soon become a two-story sanctuary that will house all student needs into one facility. Whether it is a new orientation, a student ID, declaring your major, or even joining a new club, this new building will have it all. It all falls under the Montgomery College Facilities...

Recycled Jewelry Project Comes to Montgomery College

Recycled Jewelry Project Comes to Montgomery College

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Social

More than just an environmentally friendly way to dispose of plastic, metal, and paper, recycling can also be an art, as Montgomery College art students learned when they partnered with the Baltimore Jewelry Center for the Radical Jewelry Makeover project. “Everything that is part of the Radical Jewelry Makeover exhibition was ...

Sign Up for MCALERT and Keep our Campus Safe

Sign Up for MCALERT and Keep our Campus Safe

Morgan Terry, Associate Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The on campus public safety officers were made aware of a partly burned roll of toilet paper on the first floor bathroom of the Macklin Tower on Nov. 28 at approximately 4:01 pm. There was no other property discovered to be damaged in or around the scene. Although the identity of the person responsible...

Humanities Building Closed 12/4

Humanities Building Closed 12/4

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Humanities building closed due to a power outage today on Dec. 4 until 3 p.m., causing faculty to either find other rooms to teach in or to cancel class altogether. Pepco is already on the scene addressing the issue of an electrical short in an underground transformer. The issue is not related...

MoCo student knows personally why pro-athletes take a knee

MoCo student knows personally why pro-athletes take a knee

Morgan Terry, Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Here at Montgomery College, we sometimes tend to get comfortable in the safe haven our students and faculty have made for us here, but it is important to remember there is a world with entirely different climates just outside our campus, even just down the street on East Montgomery Ave. My brother,...

In Nat Turner’s Name

In Nat Turner’s Name

Samory Senh, Multi-Media Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Panorama, Showcase

In honor of Nathaniel Turner And he freed himself of iron chains And from his lips crept the will of God And the fields of snow were consumed by the eternal flame   "I see a sea of blood bonds and hands freed."   The verse fell from his tongue Giving sight to ...

All Are Welcome to This Year’s Hunger Banquet

All Are Welcome to This Year’s Hunger Banquet

Morgan Terry, Assistant Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Montgomery College’s third annual hunger banquet is scheduled to take place next Friday, Nov. 17 at 11 am in the Theater Arts building. If you’ve never heard of a hunger banquet, it is an event in which participants simulate the realities of the destitute in order to learn more about hunger and...

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