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

August 29, 2015


Shuttle-UM drops Fraternity Row bus stop, and other route changes

These changes start Saturday.

Police investigate indecent exposure incident near Leonardtown building

An incident involving an indecent exposure occurred this morning between 7:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. on Rossborough Lane by Leonardtown Building #247.

UMD researchers receive $5 million grant to study biothreat detection

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity awarded the school of public health this research grant

College Park government appoints Scott Somers as new city manager

Joe Nagro, former manager, to retire after 10 years of service

Maryland volleyball earns two straight sweeps on opening day

Terrapins volleyball middle blocker Ashlyn MaCgregor stepped up to the red boundary and tossed the ball into the air. She smacked the serve into the right corner of Duquesne’s territory, collecting her third ace of the match and giving the Terps their second win of the day.

West Virginia's 24th minute goal enough against Terps women's soccer

West Virginia forward Amanda Pierre-Louis received the ball on her attacking side of the field in the 24th minute of the Mountaineers' match against the Terrapins women’s soccer team Friday night.

Maryland men's soccer plays to scoreless draw in season opener

In the 68th minute of a scoreless game between the Terrapins men’s soccer team and Notre Dame on Friday night, defender Max Lachowecki’s shot escaped the grasp of Terps goalkeeper Cody Niedermeier and was headed toward the net.

Maryland field hockey defeats Temple for 20th straight season opening win

The Terrapins field hockey team defeated Temple, 4-2, in Philadelphia to win its season opener and the first match in this weekend’s Conference Cup tournament.

Strategic plan promises bright future for College Park

OUR VIEW: The city's strategic plan contains the comprehensive revisions needed for College Park to become a top college town

Jim Webb may still have a chance

The "other" democratic candidate for president shouldn't be overlooked completely

Clinton email controversy opens door for Sanders

Another Clinton scandal threatens campaign

Bernie Sanders’ flawed logic on immigration policy

The presidential contender’s zero-sum economics are empirically groundless and socially regressive

REVIEW: Pop's new anti-heroine 'means business' on 'BADLANDS'

Opening her debut album BADLANDS with the moody, atmospheric “Castle”, New Jersey-based singer Halsey sets the bar pretty high and shows she means business.

REVIEW: The Weeknd is just as sultry, a little less sordid on new album

If you’ve listened to the radio this summer, you’ve by now realized the inescapability of The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face.” The melancholy R&B singer’s first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit spread like wildfire due to its slick bass licks, feel-good summery vibes and a chorus so simple it’s practically engineered to be ingrained in your head.

REVIEW: 'American Ultra' is a messy mixed bag

As with many action films, the plot itself is nonsensical and often too fast-paced.

REVIEW: 'Mistress America' is a smart, delightful romp

This film survives in finding an unexplored area of the female relationship spectrum: the gray area between best friends and mentor-mentee.


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