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Making an Impression on Young Artists

Making an Impression on Young Artists

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


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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


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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...

Humans of MC: Palmata

Humans of MC: Palmata

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Palmata is a 17-year-old student at Montgomery College who majors in Biological Sciences. She came to the United States from Cameroon in 2016 but started her academic journey at MC in 2017. I sat down with Palmata in the cafeteria and had an opportunity to hear about her thoughts on MC and how it ...

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

Samory Senh, Multi-Media Editor

February 7, 2018


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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...

Recycled Jewelry Project Comes to Montgomery College

Recycled Jewelry Project Comes to Montgomery College

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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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 ...

The Top Women of R&B

The Top  Women of R&B

Jarata Jaffa, Editor

November 20, 2017


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Beyonce, Janelle Monae, Solange Knowles, Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson. These ladies have been the top 5 female artists in the category for R & B in the last 10 years. Queen Bey—we all know and love her; even if you don’t, you have to respect her and her work ethic. Before she became a famous...

Humans of MC: Ryan Neba

Humans of MC: Ryan Neba

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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Ryan Neba is a 17-year-old student at Montgomery College who majors in computer programming. Ryan attended a boarding school in Cameroon for seven years straight. " The cafeteria food is freaking expensive. How are they gonna sell me a slice of pizza for $2.79? That's more than half a box ...

Red Jacket Literary Magazine Presents… Spooktacular

Red Jacket Literary Magazine Presents… Spooktacular

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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The Red Jacket editorial staff, with Lexi Werner as the editor-in-chief, were all present and excited to meet the students at the Red Jacket's 2017 magazine launch, which they named Spooktacular. It took place at Science West 302 on Oct. 27 at 2 pm. It was definitely a fun and educational experience...

Artist in residence Gallery Opening: Alice Gadzinski

Artist in residence Gallery Opening: Alice Gadzinski

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


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Students participating in “The Supermarket” art exhibit, which will be launching its closing ceremony on Nov. 1 at 11:30 am, learn to accept imperfections and get to know and express themselves better through literal trash. Artist Alice Gadzinski desires to exemplify the diverse culture of the...

Creative Writing Club still going strong

Creative Writing Club still going strong

Samory Senh, Associate Editor

October 27, 2017


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John Bestland, the founder and president of the Creative Writing Club, discovered the new Creative Writing Club after concluding that there was not a non-intimidating literary creative outlet at MC's Rockville Campus. Bestland, who had just finished a creative writing course with Professor Sacks, didn't want t...

Top Fashion Outlets for College Students: Fall ’17

Top Fashion Outlets for College Students: Fall ’17

Samory Senh, Multimedia Editor

October 13, 2017


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Here are a couple of outlets in the Montgomery County area that will help refresh your Fall wardrobe at a prospective price. Apparel Trap | $ | [ O N L I N E ] Apparel Trap is the go-to online shop for Dad Hats & Retro frames; but get this, they even have an online thrift shop. Most of their apparel replicate a vintage or Kitsch look, sellin...

What’s K-pop All About?

What’s K-pop All About?

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know whats going on in the music world—starting with Kpop, and how big it has become. For the last few years, Kpop made its way into U.S. mainstream music—with bands like EXO and BTS making it to the billboard 100 between 2015 - 2017. It is...

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