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

September 2, 2015


College Park officials demolish former Little Tavern building on Route 1

The space has been vacant since 2008.

Composting to expand to Easton, Chestertown halls this semester

The Department of Resident Life and Facilities Management first attempted composting in the dorms last semester on Easton Hall’s eighth floor. Now, the program will cover all resident floors in both buildings.

STUDY: Changes in language, tone could reveal impending betrayal

The researchers used an online war-strategy game, Diplomacy, as part of the study.

College Park revives plans for bike share program following setbacks

Although no bid has been awarded yet, city staff recommended Monday that the City Council choose a Massachusetts-based firm called Zagster.

Linnea Gonzales off to faster start than Moira Putsch was last season

Last season, freshman forward Moira Putsch became an integral part of the Terps’ offense, starting in all but one of the Terps’ 23 games. She finished tied for third on the team with 12 goals and added nine assists en route to earning Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors.

NOTEBOOK: Mike Minter to make first career start in season opener

Despite surprises like injuries and dropouts, Terps football coach Randy Edsall remains confident in the new lineup.

Freshman forwards provide spark in Maryland men's soccer win

Coach Sasho Cirovski will lean on Eryk Williamson and fellow freshman Sebastian Elney to provide production up top that struggled to score last season.

Maryland field hockey faces off with former forward Katie Gerzabek

For the Terrapins field hockey team, Friday night marked the first opportunity to move past disappointment. After a seemingly charmed 2014 campaign ended in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Terps were eager to make a statement on the road at Temple.

Republicans stand against women

The Republican Party must rethink its hostile attitude toward women

Trump isn't fit to be president

Donald Trump is deluding himself if he thinks he can win the support of minority voters

Presidential candidates should emulate Jimmy Carter

Humanitarian concerns should be at the forefront of the presidential race.

Presidential candidates should support open borders

Open borders will help solve the international migration crisis.

The campus reacts to One Direction's break-up announcement

It hasn’t been an easy year for One Direction fans.

Ditch the mall, head for the garden

Up on a hill overlooking South Campus the chapel garden sits, juxtaposed against a gray and noisy Route One in the distance. Listed on the university’s informational calendar as part of a “summer meditative space,” the garden lays waiting for visitors looking for a quiet spot clear their heads.  

The VMAs are about more than a moonman

It’s easy to rattle off a number of recent Grammy award winners, but considerably harder to do the same for any of the artists who have taken home a moonman statue at MTV’s Video Music Awards in the past few years. 

Choose your own adventure: Freshman Year


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