There is a $196 million investment in the re-envisioned Cole Field House (expected to open in early 2019) for student athletes, predominantly football players; and the construction of the purple line that will be completed in 2022 will cause temporary road closures, traffic detours and the elimination of hundreds of Lot 1 parking spots.Read More
Montgomery County Board of Education approved the county’s proposal of allowing up to three excused absences to let students participate in protests.Read More
McNamara was one of five journalists killed in the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting on June 28.Read More
Jeyda Muhammad, a freshman architecture major at UMD, was crowned 2018-2019 Miss Unity on Nov. 11.Read More
A well-intended rally quickly turned into a clashing of ideas.Read More
The University of Maryland was one of several public colleges and universities in the state of Maryland to fail in Black student representation equity.Read More
The event brought Black women and their allies together for a march through Washington, D.C.Read More
A week following its release, the new Apple devices aren’t selling as quickly as usual.Read More
Instagram co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, will step down from their 8-year position with Facebook in the coming weeks.Read More
On Monday, Jan. 29, the Baltimore Sun released a piece entitled “Black student enrollment lags at University of Maryland.” Four days later, President Wallace D. Loh responded to the article in an op-ed piece also published by the Baltimore Sun. In light of recent events on the University of Maryland College Park campus, what does the data reveal and what does it mean to the university’s president?
Every dance team looks forward to their very first performance, and the UMD Star Strutters were no different. After months of practices and technique classes, they would finally take the stage as UMD’s very first band dance team, at the February 16th Date Auction sponsored by UMD NPHC, Black Student Union and The Lunch Table.
While UMD already has a cheerleading squad, Guard and Dance Team, the form of band dance that Shanell Erhunmwunse, freshman letters and sciences major and captain of Star Strutters, introduced to UMD was something traditionally seen at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.Read More