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

March 6, 2015


UMD Snow: Snowstorms this week call for 10 tons of road salt

After a week of icy walkways, Facilities Management tackled the consistent snowfall of Thursday’s storm by plowing roads and preparing for possible icy conditions Friday.

The university is closed, but what about Chipotle?

We've compiled a list of which university buildings and city businesses are open and which are closed to help get you through the day. 

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.

After return to full form from football season, Spencer Myers eyes a conference title

Before practice Tuesday afternoon, Terrapins 285-pound wrestler Spencer Myers taped a picture on the wall near his workout spot.

Maryland men's lacrosse preps for Princeton's high-powered offense

Statistics hint at just how competitive Saturday afternoon’s Terrapins men’s lacrosse game could be.

Maryland women's basketball hopes depth keys run in Big Ten tournament

The Terrapins women’s basketball team relied on its depth to help provide an edge during its 18-0 crusade through the Big Ten during the regular season. But now that the postseason has arrived, the coaches and players expect the Terps’ bench play to be even more crucial.

Maryland tennis, Old Dominion meet in battle of streaking squads

When No. 63 Old Dominion visits the No. 48 Terrapins tennis team in College Park this weekend, it’ll be a matchup of two teams on a roll.

A more centralized policy

Over the past academic year, university officials have proposed and implemented revisions to a number of foundational policies.

Early bird or night owl?

Know what sleep schedule works for you before you graduate

Polyphasic sleeping

Finding ways to balance the college lifestyle disrupts sleep habits, but polyphasic sleeping may be an option

Going to sleep on time

A non-negotiable necessity

Going behind the music of the University's choral groups

Getting to know the Men's and Women's Choruses, Chamber Singers, and University Chorale

RECAP: The Americans, "Born Again"

A less-than perfect episode still finds moments of power

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.


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