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A Day With a Trustee- Marsha Suggs-Smith

A Day With a Trustee- Marsha Suggs-Smith

Priscille Diwa, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Slider, Social

She dressed in mom jeans, comfortable sneakers, a comfortable purple long-sleeve, and a cute crossover. She looked like she could be anyone's mom. In fact, she is—but at Montgomery College, she has a respectable title. Marsha Suggs-Smith, a Chairwoman to the Board of Trustees, participated in Trustee...

Finally, a Break

Elie Francois

May 12, 2017


Filed under Social

College can be real stressful at time, but thankfully we get a break during the semester to rejuvenate our mind and body. Nonetheless, here are a couple of things I believe people should do to enjoy their summer break. Get some sleep. College students get an average of 4 to 5 hours of sleep. With...

Why Vote?

Why Vote?

Harrison Sherman, Montgomery College Student

May 5, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Social

Why vote?  For many in the most recent election cycle, this was an important question with an uncertain answer.   Some refer to voting as a right, while others refer to it as a privilege, but most people agree that by casting your ballot, you are using your most basic political voice to have an ...

WCW: Juliette Gordon Low

WCW: Juliette Gordon Low

Rebecca Anderson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Social

In 1912, when the country was on the outskirts of what was to be known as the "Suffrage Movement," Juliette Gordon Low, a Savannah, Georgia native, established the Girl Scouts of America. Her goal was to reach across ethnic, cultural, and economic class boundaries to create a place where all young girls...

Food Trucks at MC

Food Trucks at MC

Morgan Terry, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Social

So picture this- you’re in between classes on your way to the next one, most likely quite cheerless after that two-hour biology lab and a little bit hungry, too. You’re making your way past the science center when you notice a few colorful trucks in the distance. As you approach you come to notice...

WCW

WCW

April 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Social

Women's History Month has ended, and here is a compilation of WCW The Advocate created during the time period to celebrate.

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,...

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