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

October 9, 2015


District 1 forum focuses on amenities rather than development

The three candidates vying for the two City Council seats all agreed on their visions for North College Park.

Oakland, Prince Frederick halls get tracker for water, electricity use

These new devices, introduced by ResLife, can track water and electricity usage in real time. 

UMD joins coalition to revamp college application process

This university, along with 80 others, will release a new online Common Application-alternative next summer.

UMD SGA working to improve course evaluation system

This new system is more mobile-friendly, but the information will now no-longer be available to students.

Preview: Maryland faces challenge of containing Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott

Elliott ran for 274 yards against Indiana last week.

Maryland women's soccer fails to generate offense in loss to Penn State

Nittany Lions outshoot Terps, 30-1, to hand them fifth straight defeat. 

Preview: Terps field hockey gears up for physical battle with Penn State

Referees called a combined six fouls in two games between the Terps and Nittany Lions in 2014.

Preview: Terps volleyball leans on service aces with depleted roster

Entering the season, coach Steve Aird acknowledged the Terrapins volleyball team’s limited depth. At fall media day, he said they have a B lineup if an injury occurs, and his C lineup was “on a napkin at a bar somewhere.”

Hopkins Feminists advocates censorship

Students at Johns Hopkins University attempt character assassination of Alan Dershowitz prior to his planned speech

Assad has to stay

Let Assad and the Russians destroy the Islamic State

Fans control the game

Sometimes, a team's performance requires the work of fans

Congress must pass gun control laws to prevent mass shootings

Politicians and lobbyists are preventing life-saving reforms

An interview with Davis Guggenheim

Our writer sat down with He Named Me Malala director Davis Guggenheim.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Pan' is an entertaining and confusing mess

Wright’s simply-titled Pan does not bring out the subtle beauty of the its source material.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Finders Keepers,' the story of one man's leg, is a keeper

A new documentary tells the outrageous story of the fight an appendage.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'He Named Me Malala' shows the softer side of an icon

What makes a hero? The answer can be found within the story of Malala Yousafzai.


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