• The December Issue

    In This Issue, Managing Editor Kelly Billigmeier’s photo essay documents Co-Curricular Day events featuring performances by The African ZuZu Acrobats in November. Contributor Payton Mills chronicles the rise of FCC’s Honors Program. Contributor Maili Knox asks if FCC can be…

  • Tattoos: A Rising Trend
    Hannah Locke's tattoo memorializes a lost loved one.

    By Christine Wisniewski Tattoos in the United States were once seen as a delinquent’s mark. Until a few decades ago, society likened body art to only gang members, starving artists, prisoners, and bikers. Now, a recent Pew research study shows…

  • Student Dancer Combats Stress Through Self Expression
    Blake

    By Jennifer Lacko It’s a typical Tuesday morning in the downstairs area of the Frederick Community College Center for Student Engagement. People consistently stream in and out of the Cougar Grille, following invisible patterns of traffic as if navigating through…

  • Building A Stronger Honors Program At FCC
    2015 Honors graduates were among the largest cohort in FCC history.

    By Payton Mills “I have a dream” are the words that hang on a poster on the bookcase in Dr. Bruce Thompson’s office, professor of history and honors coordinator at Frederick Community College. Dr. King’s famous speech was in Thompson’s…

  • Co-Curricular Events Bring Fun, Learning to JBK
    Balancing Act

    By Kelly Billigmeier Co-Curricular Days on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 brought social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, campus mental health advocate Pablo Campos, TheVisualMD Founder Alexander Tsiaras, and the African ZuZu Acrobats to JBK Theater. To see more of the amazing…

  • Is FCC a Feminist Hub?

    By Maili Knox With an active Feminist Club, an upcoming school play that confronts issues like slut-shaming and sexual assault, and events promoting Title IX and sexual assault awareness, FCC would appear to be an exceptional institution for students hoping…

  • Jamal Mazhari: From Iran to America
    Jamal Mazhari

    By Josiah Jones Jamal Mazhari sat in his small and chilly living room with his thoughts wandering and his eyes half way closed ignoring the fact that it was colder than normal in his house. Mazhari has grown up in…

  • Jackie Zirlin: An Advocate for Sex Education
    Jackie Zirlin (left) educates FCC students  about safe sex during an on-campus tabling event

    By Maili Knox For many, the topic of sex is uncomfortable, awkward and often embarrassing. Many lower their voice when discussing the subject, and the thought of talking about it publically is almost unheard of. This is not the case…

  • Vocalist Corey Highland Amasses Local Fanbase
    Corey Highland performs and teaches music in Frederick.

    By Jackson Funk Music has served as a voice of reason to escape our woes. Although the task to heal may be a job for medical professionals, some aid in other ways. Vocalists provide a third party view to sing…

  • The November Issue

    In This Issue, Managing Editor Kelly Billigmeier’s photo essay documents the fright and fun of campus Halloween festivities. Editor-in-Chief Kolby Cregger goes in search of ideas for cheap dates in downtown Frederick. Contributor Payton Mills profiles an FCC student archer,…

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