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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...

Club Profile: Student Art League

Club Profile: Student Art League

February 29, 2016


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President of the Student Art League Club, Savita Bansi, stands in front of the silent room and introduces the artist featured for this weeks Artist Talk, Professor Lucy Derickson. After a brief introduction, Professor Derickson begins her showcase, which focused on constructing unique art through metals...

Black History Month: Jesse Owens

Black History Month: Jesse Owens

February 28, 2016


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James Cleveland Owens, better known as, Jesse Owens was a record holding, four time winning Olympic gold medalist. Born into a family of ten on September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama to Henry and Emma Owens, youthful Owens learned of his slave roots and sharecropping family. Growing up in th...

Hurricane Katrina:10 Years Later Art Exhibit

Hurricane Katrina:10 Years Later Art Exhibit

February 24, 2016


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Rarely do we come across Hurricane Katrina at such a personal level as we do in the Hurricane Katrina: Ten Years Later art exhibit held in room TC 106, curated by John Deamond and Martha Vaughan. Walking into the room, we’re reminded of the flooding waters in blue tones surrounding you as it did...

Black History Month: Robert L. Johnson

Black History Month: Robert L. Johnson

February 23, 2016


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Robert Louis Johnson is an American entrepreneur best known as the founder of the BET channel and as the country’s first African-American billionaire. Johnson was born on April 8, 1946, in Hickory, Mississippi, as the ninth of ten children. He founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 1979...

Subscribe to “Student Health 101”, “The Student Advocate”

Subscribe to “Student Health 101”, “The Student Advocate”

February 17, 2016


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MC strives to provide students with as many free and accessible resources as possible. One of them being an online subscription to Student Health 101 and The Student Advocate for students and families of MC. "Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine just for students and their...

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...

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