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Turkey Day detox and holiday fitness

December 5, 2012


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The leaves have fallen and Thanksgiving has come and gone. Most students here at MC are feeling tired, slow, and a little out of shape with finals around the corner. And while our workload is such that laziness outside of school is normal, it’s also time to hit the gym as well. It's so easy to get...

How to look like a million bucks without spending it

November 27, 2012


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It’s safe to say that our culture is obsessed with fashion. We are all encouraged to look nice, smell even nicer, and give off this air of mystique with every outfit we put on. But how can you get that killer runway look while living on a college budget? Here are a few great tips to find affordable...

Broken news report: horrible attack thwarted by apathy

November 26, 2012


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Two-party system leaves zero choice for depressed terrorist Despite warnings of terrorist attacks at polling stations across the country on Election Day, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the sleeper cells were unable to launch an attack due to voter apathy. In a statement relea...

Five (genuinely scary) horror games

November 22, 2012


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I’m a coward. There, I said it. I have the constitution of a rubber chicken when it comes to horror games. I just can’t bear to see my character get torn asunder by whatever evil may be lurking in the digital darkness. And that’s exactly why I love horror games. You’re not watching a scripted...

Editor-in-cuffs week 7: a few days late, nary a penny short

November 20, 2012


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In our “Editor-in-Cuffs” feature, we look back at the week in socks of our editor-in-chief, Ousmane Mariko. Very early on, it was apparent that his sock collection was both massive and highly colorful, so we decided that we had to share to the world what we witness everyday. Monday It's the first day of ...

‘By the skin of our teeth’ and the edge of our seats

November 19, 2012


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Wednesday night’s opening performance of “The Skin of our Teeth” was in one word – sensational. No really, it kind of boggled the senses. The show is a fantastical clump of balderdash, a bit of blasphemy and a suessical rendition of our world’s history as told by Thornton Wilder. The play...

Rockville Civic Center Park to ring in the holidays with musical performances

November 19, 2012


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From the gingerbread lattes, to the music coming from your radio, and to even wearing your favorite overcoat, everyone can nod in agreement that the holidays are here. The Rockville Civic Center Park will feature The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Orchestra on Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. The will be joined ...

‘Lincoln’ movie review: standing tall

November 17, 2012


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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]teven Spielberg directs Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln," a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country...

Editor-in-cuffs: Election 2012 edition

November 10, 2012


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Monday At the beginning of a new week, most of us are still recovering from the confusion of a three-day school week, but Ouzy has bounced right back, wearing jean cuffs matched with red, grey, and black socks along with the popular suede boots. As a true sign of winter showing up today, Ouzy also wor...

Designer and former MC student Kelly Tang: ‘experience as much as possible as you can as a student’

November 8, 2012


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Kelly Tang is a young and bright entrepreneur who launched her second clothing collection on Oct. 20, at the Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle Expo. Her collection is very simple and modest design. Because some of her dresses sit a couple of inches above the knee, they seem to better-suit a working wom...

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