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Tips for Acing Finals

Tips for Acing Finals

Sara Monterroso

December 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Humans of MC, Social

"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."...

Artist Profile of Putra Surya: Hip Hop Dancer, Choreographer

Artist Profile of Putra Surya: Hip Hop Dancer, Choreographer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Social

The MC Advocate has a regular series of artist profiles where we interview artists at Montgomery College. This time we interview choreographer and b-boy Putra Surya. Can you tell the people about yourself and what you do? “[I am] 18 years old. [I am a] hip hop dancer and choreographer. I start...

10 Things to do during the Holiday Season

10 Things to do during the Holiday Season

November 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Social

It's finally the holiday season! The weather has cooled down and it's time to bring out the coats again. People think it's a time to spend their nights at home, watching Netflix or Hulu. Well, that's not all there is; here are some activities for college students to do alone or with friends and family...

Humans of MC: Mileka Grooms

Humans of MC: Mileka Grooms

Sara Monterroso

November 20, 2015


Filed under Humans of MC

"For Thanksgiving, my family always comes together and does this great big dessert! My older brother is really into pumpkin so we always have a pumpkin spice flavor to it. We build like a village-- its probably weird. *laughs* Everybody has their own portion in the village and we just add it together...

World War I: 1915, The Year of Stalemate

World War I: 1915, The Year of Stalemate

November 16, 2015


Filed under Social

  The year of 1915 did not consist of only those at war. There was a battle at the home front as well. The war could be considered a war of attrition and factories had to continue running. But most of the men that ran them were now at war and were not expected home anytime soon. Women were now welcome to work in jobs p...

Humans of MC: Freddy Sandoval

Humans of MC: Freddy Sandoval

November 12, 2015


Filed under Humans of MC, Social

"I want to get a job that interests me. I want to wake up every morning and actually like what I do, not dread it. I'm just trying to focus on things that I like to do right now." ...

Artist Profile: Selina George, Aspiring Singer-Songwriter

Artist Profile: Selina George, Aspiring Singer-Songwriter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Social

Selina George's music can be described as a splash of Lauryn hill, a dash of Tori Kelly, and a sprinkle of Jhene Aiko. Her style is compiled of artists that have inspired her in her musical career. Can you tell the fans where you’re from and a bit about yourself? “Selina Dudley, I’m from R...

“Chicken Soup for the Soul” wants to share your story with the world!

“Chicken Soup for the Soul” wants to share your story with the world!

November 2, 2015


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Chicken Soup For The Soul is a book that publishes non-fiction original stories and accepts short video entries from college students that allows them to share personal stories about how they have overcome advertises.Chicken Soup For The Soul is looking for stories about how students have embraced differenc...

“How We Lost D.C.”: An Exhibition at the Honfleur Gallery

“How We Lost D.C.”: An Exhibition at the Honfleur Gallery

October 19, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The artists of Delusions of Grandeur collaborated on a visual discourse centered on gentrification entitled How We Lost D.C. The mural was a part of a collective exhibit at the Honfleur gallery in Anacostia. Each artist created separate works for the gallery that presented a range of perspectives on the cultu...

Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

October 19, 2015


Filed under Health & Fashion

Ah Halloween! Costumes vary from adorable Disney princesses to psycho serial killers to clever couples costumes. This is the time to be creative! The pressure to have a bomb.com costume can be too much however. You can buy very overpriced Halloween costumes or create a DIY costume. Just search Google...

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