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

August 3, 2015




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ARHU receives $1.25 million grant for digital synergy projects

The money will be used for technology and research in African-American studies

Campus Recreation Services adopts a new name, broader focus on wellness

Fitness department aims new marketing campaign at all students

Two university teams win NASA aerospace robotics competitions

The Robo-Ops team created a rover and named it "Frigg," and it is able to collect terrain samples.

UMD alumnus overcomes condition, competes in Paralympic table tennis

Navin Kumar is known as "the Bionic Man."

Pro Terps: Baseball, August 3

Every week, staff writer Kyle Melnick will take a look at the careers of a number of former Terrapins athletes embarking on professional careers in a variety of leagues. Every Monday, it's former baseball players. The stats are from games through August 2.

Four-star receiver Tino Ellis commits to Terps

The Terrapins football team nabbed another highly regarded class of 2016 in-state recruit Friday afternoon when four-star wide receiver Tino Ellis committed to the Terps.

Pro Terps: Women's Basketball, July 30

Every week, staff writer Kyle Melnick will take a look at the careers of a number of former Terrapins athletes embarking on professional careers in a variety of leagues. Every Thursday, it's former women's basketball players. The stats are from games through July 29.

Pro Terps: Men's Lacrosse, July 29

Every week, staff writer Kyle Melnick will take a look at the careers of a number of former Terrapins athletes embarking on professional careers in a variety of leagues. Every Wednesday, it's former men's lacrosse players. The stats are from games through July 28.

For the love of God, there was Satan

Understanding the devil is more important than hating him

Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race

A breakdown of who's doing what and an early prediction.

Promoting African-American studies through digitalization

OUR VIEW: The university’s African-American studies grant comes at a crucial time and promotes valuable digital research methods

Reality TV is not real life

Somehow, the leader of the Republican pack of presidential hopefuls is … Donald Trump?

Lianne La Havas’ 'Blood' is an ethereal journey

To listen to Lianne La Havas’s Blood is to brace yourself for the magic it unleashes. The 2012 iTunes Album of the Year winner for Is Your Love Big Enough? constructs a mighty throne for herself this time around, dwarfing the one that blossomed with her first bite of success.  

REVIEW: 'Southpaw' elicits some tears and a few eye rolls

Despite the rather familiar story arc and sports movie tropes, Southpaw is not a bad movie.

REVIEW: 'Paper Towns' will take you back to high school

The latest John Green adaptation is a wild spin on the classic girl-next-door story, complete with near-death experiences, penthouse dances and midnight road trips.

REVIEW: 'Trainwreck' easily earns best comedy of the summer

Somehow, someway, in the age of Melissa McCarthy cookie-cutters and an endless line of remakes, Trainwreck manages to have big names and a big studio along with more than one or two moments of legitimate hilarity.


 

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    • Pro Terps: Baseball, August 3

    • Lianne La Havas’ 'Blood' is an ethereal journey

    • Pro Terps: Women's Basketball, July 30