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Neera Tanden Promotes “Radical Inclusion” at Montgomery College

Neera Tanden Promotes “Radical Inclusion” at Montgomery College

Aaron Kershaw, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Neera Tanden urged voters and politicians toward inclusion and diversity at Montgomery College Rockville campus last week. Tanden is President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, a policy research and advocacy organization that serves as a think tank for progressive policies. Tanden came to...

Maryland Matters partners with WTOP

Maryland Matters partners with WTOP

Kinsey Gibb, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The nonprofit online news outlet Maryland Matters just struck a contract sharing agreement with WTOP this year. The new merger allows both organizations to reprint the other's published work on each other's websites. It’s part of an initiative to expand both publications' audience. Josh Kurtz,...

SHaW Center gives out bags of snack food

SHaW Center gives out bags of snack food

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

December 5, 2018


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The Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) Center gave out bags of snack foods Tuesday afternoon in front of the Theater Arts building to address food insecurity as the semester ends. Students were asked to follow the SHaW Center on social media in exchange for a bag of food. The bags included foods like maca...

The Box feat. Ryan Collins Radio Show at MC

The Box feat. Ryan Collins Radio Show at MC

Aaron Kershaw, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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Local musicians share their talents with Montgomery College students as guests on “The Box.” “The Box,” a Montgomery College Television series in collaboration with the Montgomery College Broadcast Media Production Curriculum, provides students the opportunity to produce their own show a...

Super Smash Bros Club

Super Smash Bros Club

William Segovia, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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With over one hundred members and a growing fan base, the Super Smash Bros Club continues to welcome and bring individuals together. Members battle in Super Smash Bros or in other games with up to eight people using just about any console on the market. “We usually run out of chairs every single meet...

HAIR The Musical

HAIR The Musical

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Contrary to what many may think, the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center is not always empty. In October, a cast of 22 directed by Dennis Mulligan put on a production of the musical HAIR. Originally on Broadway from 1968 to 1972, the musical is a psychedelic trip to Flushing, New York, ...

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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"The Hate U Give," a movie starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman Jr., is a phenomenal drama about a young black teenager who witnesses a police officer murder her childhood friend. The movie is based on the award-winning novel released in 2017 by Angie Thomas. Much like the book, it...

Ben Jealous and Bernie Sanders Rally Up Blue Voters

Ben Jealous and Bernie Sanders Rally Up Blue Voters

Kinsey Gibb, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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Just a week before the midterms elections Ben Jealous gathered a huge crowd at a Blue Wave Rally in Maryland. The Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club was filled with over 1,000 people on October 30 including many well-known democratic speakers. Congressman Jamie Raskin was one of the democratic candi...

Club Feature: Mental Health Club & The Shaw Center

Club Feature: Mental Health Club & The Shaw Center

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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The Mental Health club has recently transferred from the Takoma Park campus to hold monthly meetings on the Rockville campus. For the time being, the Takoma Park chapter of this club has been disbanded due to lack of membership, although the club hopes to make a return next semester. To begin their...

How to pull an effective all-nighter

How to pull an effective all-nighter

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018


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Procrastinated too much? You aren't truly a college student until you've found yourself with no other option than to pull an all-nighter. We've all come to a point where we have too much work to do in too little time—so for when this happens, I've compiled a list of useful tips on what to do when preparing...

#SpookySzn: Montgomery College hosts 3rd Annual Fall Festival to welcome Fall 2018

#SpookySzn: Montgomery College hosts 3rd Annual Fall Festival to welcome Fall 2018

Masongo Ogora, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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With the candy-scented thrills of Halloween in the air, fall is officially in season at Montgomery College. Kicking off the entrance into the new season was the Campus Board of Activities’ third annual Fall Festival. Students were treated to an array of food and fun in front of the Rockville Campus...

BI-“WHAT IS YOUR BI-DENTITY?” A performance by Teatro Milagro.

BI-“WHAT IS YOUR BI-DENTITY?” A performance by Teatro Milagro.

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


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The Teatro Milagro company performed a groundbreaking play called "Bi-" this September at Montgomery College. The play features four revolutionary characters set in a futuristic world called Tierra Plana, inspired by Edwin Abbott’s "Flatland." In Tierra Plana, a great wall both protects and traps...

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