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LATINO STUDENT UNION (L.S.U.)

LATINO STUDENT UNION (L.S.U.)

Will Song, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Club Profiles, News, Showcase, Slider, Social

From Venezuela, Peru, Mexico, Colombia and all the Spanish-speaking countries around the world comes Montgomery College’s Latino Student Union. “LSU is all about embracing Hispanic heritage and sharing our ideas and values through dancing, events, and political forms,” said Simon Moli...

HAIR The Musical

HAIR The Musical

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Contrary to what many may think, the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center is not always empty. In October, a cast of 22 directed by Dennis Mulligan put on a production of the musical HAIR. Originally on Broadway from 1968 to 1972, the musical is a psychedelic trip to Flushing, New York, ...

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase, Slider, Social

"The Hate U Give," a movie starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman Jr., is a phenomenal drama about a young black teenager who witnesses a police officer murder her childhood friend. The movie is based on the award-winning novel released in 2017 by Angie Thomas. Much like the book, it...

Podcast: The Closet

Podcast: The Closet

Isabel Rockwood, Quinn McKenzie, and Elyssa Kelly

November 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase, Social

  The podcast done by students for students—here we discuss some hot topics relating to student pressures and entertainment.

Club Feature: Mental Health Club & The Shaw Center

Club Feature: Mental Health Club & The Shaw Center

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Club Profiles, News, Showcase, Slider, Uncategorized

The Mental Health club has recently transferred from the Takoma Park campus to hold monthly meetings on the Rockville campus. For the time being, the Takoma Park chapter of this club has been disbanded due to lack of membership, although the club hopes to make a return next semester. To begin their...

How to pull an effective all-nighter

How to pull an effective all-nighter

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018


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Procrastinated too much? You aren't truly a college student until you've found yourself with no other option than to pull an all-nighter. We've all come to a point where we have too much work to do in too little time—so for when this happens, I've compiled a list of useful tips on what to do when preparing...

HUMANS OF MC: Nathan Matheson

HUMANS OF MC: Nathan Matheson

Elyssa Kelly, Photographer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Humans of MC, Showcase

"My family is from South Africa and I've been going to MC for about 2 years and is majoring in Automotive Technology. In my free time, I'm currently learning how to fly single-engine planes. I also enjoy hiking, fishing, action movies, and documentaries. "

BI-“WHAT IS YOUR BI-DENTITY?” A performance by Teatro Milagro.

BI-“WHAT IS YOUR BI-DENTITY?” A performance by Teatro Milagro.

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Slider

The Teatro Milagro company performed a groundbreaking play called "Bi-" this September at Montgomery College. The play features four revolutionary characters set in a futuristic world called Tierra Plana, inspired by Edwin Abbott’s "Flatland." In Tierra Plana, a great wall both protects and traps...

The Pokémon Generation

The Pokémon Generation

Amanda Sparshott, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Slider

Pokémon has captured the hearts of many across a plethora of media platforms.  While the video games have many fans, this particular app has the accessibility and passive applications that have helped to reach across the barriers from millennials to seasoned adults. This has never been more evident...

The Advocate’s Favorite Halloween Films

The Advocate’s Favorite Halloween Films

Editorial

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Slider

For many of us, Halloween can be encapsulated in a single treasured movie that is only watched to get spook on. Here are films some at the advocate want to kin this Halloween: Risa Yasir, staff writer—Halloweentown. Every time Halloween comes around, I sit in front of my TV with this movie. It remi...

Club Feature: Software Development!

Club Feature: Software Development!

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Club Profiles, Showcase, Slider, Social

The Software Development club on the Rockville campus exists to bring students together over a common interest: programming. As a club, they also participate in hackathons and host MC's Day of Code each semester. Jimmy Rodriguez is a computer science major and the club president. He has led the club...

Nirvana TOP 10!

Nirvana TOP 10!

Kseniia Anishchenko, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Nirvana songs are full of hate, broken hearts and drugs. Everyone can see that the person who wrote them is hurting or using a lot of drugs. As a teenager, I used to love Kurt Cobain's creations because I felt kind of the same. I think every teen has been through this stage of life. #1 Smells Like Teen Spi...

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