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University of Maryland students believe their fees are not spent properly by the university

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.

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Black Student Enrollment is "Lagging" at Maryland, Loh Disagrees

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?
 

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The Star Strutters' First Performance Sparks the Controversial PWI vs. HBCU Debate

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.

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