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Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Morgan Terry

October 5, 2016


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The expansive spectrum of Smithsonians and art galleries make Washington, D.C a cherished location for culture-loving tourists. One can satisfy any of their wide ranging passions in one of D.C’s museums from contemporary and classical art, to aeronautical science, to an interest in the history of the...

My Love In a Letter

My Love In a Letter

Kerrin Massarueh

October 3, 2016


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To my dearest daughter, A mother's love is real, unconditional and true. A love that is honest and can never be denied, A love that I, your mother, give to you, my daughter. My love for you will forever be true, even if death do us part. It will be your cushion when you fall, Your comfort...

Flashcards and Quizlet and Notes, Oh My!–Studying Methods to Consider This Year

Flashcards and Quizlet and Notes, Oh My!–Studying Methods to Consider This Year

Domenica Esparza

September 28, 2016


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Achieving the perfect grade can be difficult at times. It can be challenging to find that perfect studying method for you, There are many different studying techniques used by fellow students here at Montgomery College that can be valuable to you! Katherine, a life science major, finds it helpful t...

Humans of MC: Sharon Woodward

Humans of MC: Sharon Woodward

Carlos Monterroso

September 21, 2016


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"I went to Mozambique on a mission trip and it literally shook my world like, you know, culture shock and all that. It was  hands down the best experience of my life. I saw poverty--immense poverty and I've never been around that type of culture. I always grew up like having everything, you know? I...

Adventures in Solitude and Reasons We Can’t Be Friends

Adventures in Solitude and Reasons We Can’t Be Friends

Madison Aument

September 21, 2016


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Not playing well with others is often a sign of a sociopath. I’m not a sociopath; I’m neurotic, but not a full-fledged lunatic. You have enough bad experiences with people, though and it’ll turn you into a loner. Of course being new to the area and the school, you’d think, “she’d w...

Make a reasonable amount of money, or die tryin’ : Ways to Make Money in College

Make a reasonable amount of money, or die tryin’ : Ways to Make Money in College

Madison Aument

September 12, 2016


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Your bank account is barren, like a town ravaged by a tornado. (You are the tornado in this scenario.) It's empty, quiet, there's an eerie sense that a tragedy happened. You've blown through your birthday checks and you're collecting quarters as a means to purchase your daily Dunkin Donuts iced coffee. The...

Montgomery College: Trays Save the Day

Montgomery College: Trays Save the Day

September 7, 2016


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Montgomery College has slated plans to remove all food options from the cafeteria. Several students (I only spoke to one actually) have complained that the price is either too high or the food is just not good. The several students (the one - wink) have said that they could find better food at Mcdonald's...

So, How Many People Actually Celebrated 4/20 at MC?

So, How Many People Actually Celebrated 4/20 at MC?

April 20, 2016


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[All names of subjects were withheld for safety purposes]  [This article does not imply that the Advocate supports or does not support the use of marijuana] I was having a conversation earlier and had mentioned that a reporter for the Spur (the Advocate in 1970) wrote a piece about the obtaina...

Humans of MC: My Phan

Humans of MC: My Phan

April 13, 2016


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My Phan, student at MC who lived in Vietnam and the United States, tells us about her experience. photo: Kevin Milton I was born in Texas but I went back to Vietnam after elemetary school and I stayed in Vietnam until my second year of college. That's when I returned to the states and went t...

Humans of MC: Michelle

Humans of MC: Michelle

March 10, 2016


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"Being on the beach was my favorite childhood memory, I loved the water and I loved building sand castles."...

“Sprang” break

“Sprang” break

March 8, 2016


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Humans of MC: Neil, the Aspiring Artist

Humans of MC: Neil, the Aspiring Artist

March 2, 2016


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"I'm very passionate about pursing my art career right now so that's my main focus in school. I started my art career at MC in spring 2015. It's going very well. I'm getting a lot better but I still need work. I'm really pushing myself to do better. I'm very interested in printmaking. I'm trying to get...

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