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Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

]The parking garage at Montgomery College's Rockville campus has seven levels of parking, but the seventh floor is closed off due to a complaint about the illuminating lights on the seventh floor. Facilities manager James Gillis said that the garage officially opened on Jan. 23, 2017. Despite the garage's...

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore...

From MC to RMT: How MC Alumni Are Shaped by Their Theatre Experiences

From MC to RMT: How MC Alumni Are Shaped by Their Theatre Experiences

Char Freedberg, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

The movie Heathers has many iconic lines, including "Dear Diary: My teen angst bulls*** now has a body count,"—"Did you have a brain tumor for breakfast?" and "How very," an expression of boredom and disinterest in what others are saying. This must have been the opposite reaction Summer Dinner The...

We are here for “Us”

We are here for “Us”

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Director Jordan Peele has created one of the most confusing yet symbolic movies of the year. Us is a creepy thriller about a family who is on vacation in California, but is greeted with insane murderous copies of themselves who attempt to murder the family. The mom, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o)...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

"Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old foster kid named Barry Batson (Asher Angel) who has run away from several foster homes in an attempt to find his mother. After a failed attempt to find his real mom, he is sent to another foster family with five other siblings, including Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Gazer)....

Fighting with My Family Review

Fighting with My Family Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

Fighting with my Family is an origin story about current WWE Diva wrestler Saraya "Paige" Knight (played by Florence Pugh) as she tries to fight her way to the WWE stage. The film is about a family in England, trying to make ends meat by hosting a wrestling camp lead by Ricky Knight (Nick Frost) and...

After being a professor for 18 years, Cynthia Pfanstiehl is saying Good Bye to Montgomery College.

After being a professor for 18 years, Cynthia Pfanstiehl is saying Good Bye to Montgomery College.

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Anthropology professor, Cynthia Pfanstiehl, will be retiring after this spring semester to spend more time with her retired husband. In her eighteen years of teaching, she taught Intro to Social Anthropology, Human Evolution and Archaeology, and summer Field Independent Studies. Pfanstiel has been...

A “Compleat” delight to watch, “Stage Beauty” raises motifs of discrimination during 1600s

A “Compleat” delight to watch, “Stage Beauty” raises motifs of discrimination during 1600s

Char Freedberg, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

As many know, during Shakespearean times, women were not allowed to perform onstage. Therefore, men played the female parts. Imagine the predicament male actors were in when King Charles II decreed that women could play the female roles. The show "Compleat Female Stage Beauty" plays this situation comedically...

WCW: Anna Akana

WCW: Anna Akana

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For Women's History Month, each week the Advocate will post a WCW. This week, we're starting with Anna Akana. Anna Akana is an Asian-American actress and comedian best known for her YouTube channel, where she posts comedy sketches, advice, and short films. She lives in Los Angeles, is a cat lover...

✌︎ Top 5 GENUINE BOPS by black female artists ✌︎

✌︎ Top 5 GENUINE BOPS by black female artists ✌︎

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Black History Month has come to an end, and sure, this month has, in no way, brought an end to the reign of racism in America. Black people are still underprivileged with black women facing the most racial prejudices.   While this February has had its ups (the imprisonment of R. Kelly), it h...

Who was Ida B. Wells?

Who was Ida B. Wells?

Anna Sohn, Staff writer

February 27, 2019

Ida B. Wells (1862 – 1931) was an investigative journalist who lived during Reconstruction-era America, known best for her work in exposing lynching practices. Her social work in fighting racism and sexism through the power of the pen and public speaking made her into one of America’s pioneering...

MC Artist Profile: April Thomas

MC Artist Profile: April Thomas

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

America's Next Top Model or Victoria's Secret's next angel, April Thomas. I got the chance to ask April a few questions about her aspirations and what it's like to be a local model. Can you begin by telling me who you are and what you do? I was born in (the) Dominican Republic but I am from ...

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