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WCW: Alicia Keys

WCW: Alicia Keys

Priscille Diwa, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Alicia Keys. Talented. Beautiful. Authentic. Wise. Kind. The list goes on. Alicia Keys is a successful pianist and best-selling RnB artist. She has recorded long-standing hits such as,"If I ain't Got You," "Empire State of Mind," "No One," "Girl on Fire," and much more. Her talents are not restricted...

Free Condoms For Students

Free Condoms For Students

Isabel Rockwood, Managing Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Health & Fashion, News, Slider

In the beginning weeks of March, the Student Senate here at Montgomery College placed bowls of free condoms in various bathrooms around the Rockville campus. On these bowls read "Abstinence is key, but just in case" as a simple message to those who'd take the condoms for themselves. A supply of condoms...

Philosophy Club on Morality

Philosophy Club on Morality

Samory Senh

April 5, 2017


Filed under Club Profiles, Social

On March 6th, 2017, the Philosophy Club dwelled into a subject that seemed to prod all the members in that session. The topic was on morality; a rather broad yet legitimized subject. After bickering back and forth about what Morality truly was, it came down to two notions. The first notion being...

What is Going to Happen While Venus is in Retrograde?

What is Going to Happen While Venus is in Retrograde?

Isabel Rockwood, Managing Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Venus, the ruling planet of love, grace, charm, and beauty, is currently in retrograde until April 15th. Retrograde motion is an apparent change in the movement of a planet through the sky—the planet appears to be moving backward in its orbit in its relative position to the planet earth. When a...

Country of the Month: Democratic Republic of Congo

Country of the Month: Democratic Republic of Congo

Morgan Terry

March 28, 2017


Filed under Social

One of the many amazing things about Montgomery College is the diversity we see and feel everyday on campus. We learn among students and faculty from over 100 different countries. The Advocate wanted to take advantage of the diversity that surrounds us every day by introducing you to one MC student every...

WCW: Malala Yousafzai

WCW: Malala Yousafzai

Isabel Rockwood

March 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Social

For today's Woman Crush, we'll hear about Malala Yousafzai, one of the most admirable and influential individuals of our generation. She is a Pakistani activist for education and women's rights and the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Throughout her life, she spoke about education rights,...

WCW: Beyonce

WCW: Beyonce

Morgan Terry

March 24, 2017


Filed under Social

They don't call her the Queen for no reason. Beyonce is one of the world's most widely renowned musicians. With over 100 million records sold as a solo-artist and 5 Grammy wins under her belt, there's no denying her domination of the music industry as a whole. But even if you didn't give a crap...

WCW: Oprah Winfrey

WCW: Oprah Winfrey

Salim Addrey

March 24, 2017


Filed under Social

She built an empire from humble beginnings and because of this, she is my woman crush. She was born Orpah Gail Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. According to IMDb "Orpah, named after a biblical character, had a name no one could pronounce, so her family and friends...

WCW: Ashley Graham

WCW: Ashley Graham

Sara Monterroso

March 22, 2017


Filed under Social

As a curvy woman, of course, I'm crushin' on supermodel Ashley Graham. Yes, I said supermodel. IMG models, one of the biggest modeling industries in the world, signed Graham. Other notable supermodels under IMG include Kate Moss, Karlie Kloss, and Bella and Gigi Hadid. Graham has broken barriers...

Woman Crush: Michelle Obama

Woman Crush: Michelle Obama

Sara Monterroso

March 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The Advocate staff is counting down the last ten days of Women's History Month with our personal favorite ladies. Our top ten countdown begins with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. So, why is she my woman crush? As it's women's history month, it's unarguable that Obama has m...

Ways to Save Money in Your Time at MC

Ways to Save Money in Your Time at MC

Morgan Terry

March 20, 2017


Filed under Social

As a broke college student, it’s no secret that not just earning, but saving money is hard to do when trying to get an education. It seems that everyone outside of your situation is giving the same, obvious advice, “Save your money!” But it’s really not that simple. However, you might be capable...

Distance Learning Etiquette: The DOs and DON’Ts of Taking an Online Course

Distance Learning Etiquette: The DOs and DON’Ts of Taking an Online Course

Rebecca Anderson

March 9, 2017


Filed under Social

Nathan Zook awoke one morning to find a distance learning class discussion had spiraled out of control during the early hour of 3 a.m.; by this time, the dialogue had progressed to personal attack, leaving behind a documented instance of inappropriate classroom behavior, and several students who were...

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