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Pedestrian struck on Hungerford Drive, just south of MC campus

Pedestrian struck on Hungerford Drive, just south of MC campus

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

October 18, 2018


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A driver of a silver Lexus ES300 sedan struck a pedestrian this morning on Hungerford Drive just south of the Montgomery College campus. According to Montgomery County Police Detective Sergeant John O'Brien from the Collision Reconstruction Unit, multiple calls to 911 came in around 6:15 a.m. Montgomery...

A “green” Montgomery College is a rising star for energy saving

A “green” Montgomery College is a rising star for energy saving

Yue Zhang, Guest Writer

October 11, 2018


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Montgomery College is getting greener, cleaner, and more environmentally friendly due to its sustainable growth. By taking clean energy initiatives and doing energy-saving projects like building solar panels, windmills, green roofs and a fleet of electric vehicles, the college is trying to become a leader...

Foreign Stories: Enrollment what?

Foreign Stories: Enrollment what?

Caamila Cevedo, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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So, everyone knows (or at least can imagine) how hard and weird it can be living in another country, specifically if it is America that we’re talking about. At first, everything seems pretty cool, everything looks big and tidy, some places are incredibly clean, people are very friendly, even the ...

Students “Party to the Polls” this October

Students “Party to the Polls” this October

Kinsey Gibb, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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Montgomery College students are gearing up for this year’s upcoming midterm election in style. On Friday, October 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., party buses will be provided on all three campuses, encouraging MC students to get out and vote this election season. So far, over 300 students are signed...

English & Reading Dept. Host Banned Book Scavenger Hunt

English & Reading Dept. Host Banned Book Scavenger Hunt

Amanda Sparshott, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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 Books give readers safe haven, fantasy worlds, intrigue and horrors otherwise unobtainable in their daily lives. Stories bring to life creatures of dreams and nightmares and paint scenes of lands known and unknown. Authors weave words that can touch a soul and leave readers weeping over char...

A Look Behind “Optimistas: A Survey of Cuban Life”

A Look Behind “Optimistas: A Survey of Cuban Life”

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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Lauren Bulbin, a renowned photographer, hosted her very own gallery walk of her photographic series, "Optimistas: A Survey of Cuban Life," in Montgomery College's Media Arts Gallery on Sept. 19. She called the experience “exhilarating” and “gratifying.” Her photos allow you to take a look into th...

Student Life Host Give & Get Help Fair

Student Life Host Give & Get Help Fair

Amanda Sparshott, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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 The Montgomery College Rockville campus hosted an annual volunteer fair with a new twist on Wednesday Sept. 19. Named the Give & Get Help Fair, MC students and employees were introduced to volunteer opportunities with an added bonus of receiving information from services meant to support them a...

Club Feature: MC Board Hoarders

Club Feature: MC Board Hoarders

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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I arrive at the Board Hoarders' meeting spot early, before the actual meeting has begun. Eduardo Chaves Serrano, the club president, is sitting in the Science Center hallway with John Yendrey, who describes board games he has recently discovered. Yendrey has brought along a crate of games for the club...

The Beatles Top 10

The Beatles Top 10

Kseniia Anishchenko, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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Here are 10 most popular songs by the Beatles. Some of them were covered, and those very songs made The Beatles world famous. "Yesterday" Written by Paul McCartney and first released on the album Help!. This song is the most popular out of all their songs. Maybe someone doesn't know The Beatles bu...

Humans of MC: Hanna Fantom

Humans of MC: Hanna Fantom

Elyssa Kelly, Photographer

September 25, 2018


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Hey, my name is Hanna fantom. An interesting thing about myself is that I have a very mixed family! My dad is from Baltimore my mom is Lebanese. I was adopted from Colombia when I was 3 months old I am the oldest of my mom's side of the families children. Only by a month though. My little brother is ...

Do You Need to Relax? Read a book!

Do You Need to Relax? Read a book!

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


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Summer is officially over so you know what that means: school! Assignments are already piling up, and the stress may or may not already be getting to you. Sometimes you may find yourself needing to lay down and just relax. Watch a sitcom. Maybe even read a book. There’s nothing like drinking a stea...

Student Computers Upgraded Over The Summer

Student Computers Upgraded Over The Summer

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Computers in the Science Center classrooms, Macklin Tower library, and more have been replaced over the summer. These routine upgrades are just part of the Office of Information Technology's efforts to continue to support the college's over 30,000 credit students, as well as almost 25,000 non-credit...

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