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Culture of Respect: Title IX’s work at Montgomery College

Culture of Respect: Title IX’s work at Montgomery College

Priscille Diwa

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, Social

The Culture of Respect is an initiative of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). This initiative's primary goal is to end sexual violence on college campuses by providing resources to combat the end of sexual violence on campus. Building a Culture of Respect is not the work...

MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott talks Insurrections at TP/SS

MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott talks Insurrections at TP/SS

Amanda Yaya, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Raptor Newscast, Social

To celebrate black history month, local author and MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott was invited to read excerpts from his new short story collection Insurrections at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on February 16th. He discussed the passages as part of "The Legacy and the Burden of History" with Profes...

Poets Address the Ups and Downs of Black Womanhood Using Their Art

Poets Address the Ups and Downs of Black Womanhood Using Their Art

February 24, 2017


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With the discovery of the use of African American women for unethical medical testing and gynecology procedures, there is a fear that such practices are still around. Such was one the topics that came up in some of the readings by Dr. Bettina A. Judd. Judd read her work during a poetry reading held...

Humans of MC: Carlson Chimangha

Humans of MC: Carlson Chimangha

Megan Thompson

February 20, 2017


Filed under Humans of MC, Showcase

Carlson Chimangha wears a large dashiki and hat with “Cameroon” written on it. He is a Business major focusing on finance. To find passion in business, you should understand what you’re doing. Having spoken with Carlson, I realize that stretching yourself and solving your problems can take you...

Club Rush: Get involved, Change Your Future

Club Rush: Get involved, Change Your Future

Daniel Shavirin

February 16, 2017


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If you feel stuck in any area of your life, joining the right club could provide experiences to help break you out of your box. Every person has something unique and universal to offer to the group. On Wednesday, February 8th, the Office of Student Life held a Club Rush on campus. Do you like to...

Student Vlogs at MC

Student Vlogs at MC

Isabel Rockwood

February 7, 2017


Filed under Social

A highly regarded aspect of Montgomery College is the multitude of outlets that promote student individuality through self-expression. One of these outlets is a facet of voices itself, called The MC Voices. The bloggers and vloggers of "MC Voices" share their journeys as college students by offe...

Dr. Laufe’s Transfer Guide for Freshmen & Sophmores

Dr. Laufe’s Transfer Guide for Freshmen & Sophmores

Samory Senh

January 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Social

The fall semester has come to an end and the spring semester is just beginning. Students nationwide are plotting where they'll spend the next few years. In light of the new semester, here's a gift from the Dr. Lucy E. Laufe that may define your future. "It's never too soon to think about a transfer...

A Healthier You–7 Ways to Be an All Around Healthier Person

A Healthier You–7 Ways to Be an All Around Healthier Person

Jarata Jaffa

December 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Top 10 ways to stay healthy and have a healthy mindset during the winter season Plan your day—planning your day helps you stay organized while allowing you to still do that you need to make sure you need to get done. Working out—Just because summer is over you don't have to stop working out...

The Japanese Culture Club – MC Club Spotlight

The Japanese Culture Club – MC Club Spotlight

Keith Zevallos

November 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Social

The Japanese Culture Club is coming to Montgomery College. President John Bestland welcomes anyone with an interest in Japanese culture or history to come to their meeting on Monday, November 21st. Whether you’re interested in Nobunaga and his attempt to unify Japan in the 1500s, or you’ve just an...

Nintendo Reveals New Home Console: The Switch

Nintendo Reveals New Home Console: The Switch

Keith Zevallos

November 9, 2016


Filed under Social

Nintendo released a trailer showing off both a new video game console and handheld system. The twist this time around is that they’re the same device: the Nintendo Switch. The trailer shows a man on his couch playing the upcoming Legend of Zelda title and enjoying himself before being pestered b...

Review of Marvel’s Dr. Strange

Review of Marvel’s Dr. Strange

Keith Zevallos

November 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Slider

Marvel Studios does one thing incredibly well: take an otherwise by-the-numbers action story and turn it into one hell of an entertaining movie. Dr. Strange doesn’t break any new ground with its plot, themes, or characters, but stands out in its masterfully fun and visually imaginative execution. ...

Humans of MC: Claudia Cassoma

Humans of MC: Claudia Cassoma

Sara Monterroso

November 7, 2016


Filed under Humans of MC, Showcase, Slider

"I wrote a book on Jan. 21st, 2013, I know this because it is the best day of my life thus far. It was an interesting experience because I was 19 at the time and it was my first book and I love writing but I wasn't sure if I wanted to become a published writer. It was just like a hobby for me. Bu...

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