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

May 6, 2015


BlackLivesMatter UMD chapter holds solidarity event at McKeldin sundial

Despite temperatures reaching into the mid-1980s, more than 200 students, faculty and staff gathered at the McKeldin Mall sundial dressed mostly in black.

Students petition, angered after UMD proposes differential tuition system

The board will vote on whether to approve this university’s proposal for differential tuition pricing, along with a systemwide 5 percent tuition increase, at a special meeting this afternoon.

Author speaks about new novel based on experiences of campus workers

Juliana Barnet read excerpts from her novel, Rainwood House Sings, on Tuesday afternoon.

College Park Strategic Plan boosts growth, increases tax base in area

The tax base grew more than $150 million from 2010.

Maryland baseball hopes to rebound entering midweek game with Towson

The team will look to rebound after being swept for the first time this season by Indiana last weekend and avoid a loss that would further damage the Terps’ resume.

Maryland women's lacrosse taking advantage of extra down time

As they gear up for the start of the NCAA tournament this weekend, the top-seeded Terps will no longer play games during the week.

Maryland looks to return to winning ways entering NCAA Tournament

The Terps earned a formidable seed line, but coach John Tillman’s team is the only one that will begin play off two consecutive losses.

NOTEBOOK: Maryland women's lacrosse's offense limited in loss

Cathy Reese's squad scores on 10 of 29 shots against Ohio State. Three Terps win Big Ten awards.

Why we need differential pricing

A new financial model is in order to remain competitive with peer institutions and to graduate the best students

Tread carefully on tuition

Don’t just pick on economically successful majors

A plea for reconsideration

The recent proposed tuition increase goes against this university's foundation and promise of transparency

Upholding a fair standard

OUR VIEW: This university’s sexual misconduct policy revisions are creditable but require further improvements in certain areas

Let's talk about Jared Leto's Joker

Leto is the latest in a long line of big names to step into the role. 

Maryland Masti gets early jump on tenth annual Indian dance event

The Garba Raas competition features dancers from colleges all across the country and will be held in January.

Death and TV: McDreamy just the latest in character tragedy trend

From 'South Park' to 'Game of Thrones,' what are some of the most memorable passings?

No Doubt's 'Tragic Kingdom' still creates pop magic after 20 years

The album turned a ska band from Anaheim, California, into pop superstars. 


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