The Diamondback : The University of Maryland's Independent Student Newspaper

March 5, 2015


RHA to support resolution looking into new pet policy for live-in staff

The resolution, authored by RHA President Sree Sinha, encourages Resident Life to consider allowing resident and community directors to keep pets in their on-campus apartments. 

With new funding, Campus Creek construction set to begin this year

After nearly a year of searching for funding, construction to restore Campus Creek, the small Chesapeake Bay tributary that runs near Xfinity Center, will begin.

RHA to discuss new interest-based housing options for freshmen

Resident Life has been looking into ways to produce something similar to the living-learning experience for the 40 percent of freshmen not placed in a formal program.

College Park City Council discusses possibly lowering voting age

The City Council discussed lowering the minimum voting age for College Park elections to 16 at last night’s council meeting.

Damonte Dodd plays 'freely' in win at Rutgers, makes positives strides

For Damonte Dodd, it was simple. To snap his funk, he just needed to stay on the court.

NOTEBOOK: Maryland men's lacrosse freshmen step up against Drexel

The Terrapins men’s lacrosse team’s highly touted freshman class wasted little time making an impact last season, as attackmen Matt Rambo and Connor Cannizzaro scored four and two goals, respectively, in the Terps’ season-opening 16-3 victory over Mount St. Mary’s on Feb. 8, 2014.

Alexandra Stanova rolls with resilience to two wins for Maryland tennis

Alexandra Stanova walked off the court, sat down and slammed her racket on the ground. The Terrapins tennis sophomore had just hit the ball into the net in the second set of her singles match Sunday against Penn, extending her deficit to 2-1 in the set.

Maryland women's basketball preps for heightened stakes of postseason

A season ago, Terrapins women’s basketball guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough packed a full bag in anticipation of a long weekend trip to the ACC tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Get the government out of marriage

The government is not in a legitimate position to recognize marriages

Keep your muscles thawed

Staying active in the freezing weather

Which gun to trust

Should Baltimore City school police officers carry weapons?

Keeping goals modest

Becoming a more sustainable community requires a reasonable plan to fulfill promises step by step. 

The hills are (still) alive: 'The Sound of Music' at 50

Looking back at the lasting impact of a beloved movie musical

Italy might actually be heaven on earth

Everyone always says Italy is so beautiful and Italy is so amazing. Let me tell you, it’s all true.

10 things I wish I could tell my younger self

Life lessons to help everyone make it to and get through 25 years of life

Why Washington is better than Amsterdam

Despite a recent war of words between the two weedy cities, Washington is clearly the better town


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