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What Snow Days for College Students are Actually Like

What Snow Days for College Students are Actually Like

February 16, 2016


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When you're trying to enjoy the snow days off, but still have assignments due on Blackboard....

Black History Month: Ida B. Wells

Black History Month: Ida B. Wells

February 16, 2016


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The late Ida B. Wells-Barnett, more commonly known as, Ida B. Wells was a Civil Rights activist and journalist throughout the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Born the daughter of slaves in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on July 16, 1862, she was the oldest of eight children. P...

T-shirt company “Philadelphia Print works” Gives New Visuals to Present Day Activism.

T-shirt company “Philadelphia Print works” Gives New Visuals to Present Day Activism.

February 12, 2016


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Philadelphia Print works, a black-owned t-shirt business has been promoting a culture of activism and inclusion since the year of 2010. Their t-shirts influence communities to be open to other cultures besides their own. They shine light on gender identity and pay homage to the black panther party...

Black History Month: Maya Angelou

Black History Month: Maya Angelou

February 10, 2016


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The Astounding Maya Angelou Born Marguerite Annie Johnson, author, civil rights activist, poet, dancer, and singer, Maya Angelou altered the world of literature and helped dissolve the strong barriers that kept individuals who craved the simplistic concept of equality and recognition from displaying th...

Artist in Residence: Raj Bunnag–Print Exhibition in the Sarah Silberman Gallery

Artist in Residence: Raj Bunnag–Print Exhibition in the Sarah Silberman Gallery

February 9, 2016


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The Sarah Silberman Gallery is featuring Raj Bunnag's print exhibition on Feb. 2 lasting through the 26 at Montgomery College in Rockville. Bunnag gave an artist talk in the gallery on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 1-2 pm. Raj Bunnag, a former Montgomery College student, has been printmaking for about 10 ...

Black History Month: Frederick Douglass

Black History Month: Frederick Douglass

February 8, 2016


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"No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck."- Frederick Douglass The late Frederick Douglass was a prominent American abolitionist, author, and orator. Born into Slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, he escaped at age 20 and q...

Tips for Settling Back into the New Semester

Tips for Settling Back into the New Semester

February 4, 2016


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Welcome back to the Spring Semester of 2016! Are you struggling to settle into the new semester? Here are some tips to help you out: Arrive to class early: Going to class at an earlier time can save you from being late to class. Make a good impression on your professor by showing up 5-10 minutes before...

Humans of MC: Courtney Casprayk

Humans of MC: Courtney Casprayk

February 2, 2016


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  "I built an Igloo [during the snow days]. It was six feet high. We actually couldn't close it in though because it was too tall for us to reach. So, we ended up putting a picnic table umbrella over it and then packing snow on top of it. It actually worked really well because it melted on top...

Humans of MC: Esther Dikungue

Humans of MC: Esther Dikungue

Sara Monterroso

December 11, 2015


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"I'm dreading exams... I just want them to be over. I'm ready to go party!" ...

Tips for Acing Finals

Tips for Acing Finals

Sara Monterroso

December 9, 2015


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Finals are right around the corner. Here are some tips on how to ace your finals! Make yourself a study schedule Schedule study time for each of your courses in preparation for final exams. Study a little bit each day rather than cramming the night before. Consider buying a planner, if you don't alread...

Through The Red Gate: A Woodblock Print Exhibition by Artist/Professor Amanda Miller

Through The Red Gate: A Woodblock Print Exhibition by Artist/Professor Amanda Miller

December 9, 2015


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"Through The Red Gate", a remarkable woodblock print exhibition that portrayed the love of nature of an artist from the prints themselves, to the materials used to create them. Amanda Gordon Miller, an artist and professor of design, printmaking and drawing at Montgomery College, discussed her artwork...

Humans of MC: Shirel Altmann

Humans of MC: Shirel Altmann

December 3, 2015


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"Hanukkah is definitely my favorite [thing about the holidays], and I'm looking forward to being able to spend time with my family. Unfortunately, it falls right in the middle of finals this year, but I'm still going to make time to celebrate."...

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