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Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

]The parking garage at Montgomery College's Rockville campus has seven levels of parking, but the seventh floor is closed off due to a complaint about the illuminating lights on the seventh floor. Facilities manager James Gillis said that the garage officially opened on Jan. 23, 2017. Despite the garage's...

The Retail Washout of 2019

The Retail Washout of 2019

Kinsey Gibb, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

      The discount shoe store Payless is closing their doors in 17 locations in Maryland by the end of May. Prominent retail brands are closing their doors across America as shops show a slow decline in net-growth. An estimated 6,000 stores are set to close across the co...

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore...

MC Chalks the Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

MC Chalks the Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

April 23, 2019

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), Montgomery College held Chalk the Walk events for the first time at all three campuses earlier this month. Chalk the Walk is done across the country. It entails writing "messages of awareness, hope, and prevention" on campus sidewalks, according to...

From MC to RMT: How MC Alumni Are Shaped by Their Theatre Experiences

From MC to RMT: How MC Alumni Are Shaped by Their Theatre Experiences

Char Freedberg, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

The movie Heathers has many iconic lines, including "Dear Diary: My teen angst bulls*** now has a body count,"—"Did you have a brain tumor for breakfast?" and "How very," an expression of boredom and disinterest in what others are saying. This must have been the opposite reaction Summer Dinner The...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

"Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old foster kid named Barry Batson (Asher Angel) who has run away from several foster homes in an attempt to find his mother. After a failed attempt to find his real mom, he is sent to another foster family with five other siblings, including Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Gazer)....

Diversity panel promotes awareness of intercultural issues

Diversity panel promotes awareness of intercultural issues

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Many Americans aren’t aware of how uninformed they are on the true relationship between Islam, gender and violence, Marya Hannun said in a panel last month at Montgomery College. Hannun, a doctoral candidate at Georgetown University, said the media plants and perpetuates inaccurate and exaggerated...

Dinosaur skeleton model coming to Science Center

Dinosaur skeleton model coming to Science Center

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

April 12, 2019

A life-size model of a T. rex skeleton will now reside in the Science Center atrium at MC. The skeleton, nicknamed "Stan" after the person who found the original fossil in 1987, used to be in the Discovery Communications building in Silver Spring. Discovery Communications has vacated the Silver Spring...

Teal Tuesdays Reach Montgomery College for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

Teal Tuesdays Reach Montgomery College for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

Aaron Kershaw, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Montgomery College brought its first Teal Tuesday to several of its campuses this week to increase awareness and sensitivity to sexually violent acts. On Tuesday, April 2, MC joined activists, universities, and communities across the country in providing information on prevention and public awareness...

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

This has been the most anticipated movie of the year so far. The lead into Avengers: End Game. Nothing can be more awesome as this. I wonder what her backstory will be? How will Brie Larson's (Carol Danvers) and Samuel L. Jackson's (Nick Fury) chemistry be? Will it just be a feminist movie? Will it ...

Carol Walls achieves the dream through turmoil at 58

Carol Walls achieves the dream through turmoil at 58

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

Carol Walls is a paragon of perseverance. Despite living through the horrors of cancer, the death of her parents, and the death of her husband, Walls never gave up on her dream of attaining a college degree. Now, at the age of 58, she is one of the eight community college students handpicked f...

Fighting with My Family Review

Fighting with My Family Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

Fighting with my Family is an origin story about current WWE Diva wrestler Saraya "Paige" Knight (played by Florence Pugh) as she tries to fight her way to the WWE stage. The film is about a family in England, trying to make ends meat by hosting a wrestling camp lead by Ricky Knight (Nick Frost) and...

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