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

October 13, 2015


Female UMD student struck on Route 1

It's the second incident in two days.

Coalition visits University of Maryland to share immigration stories, challenges

CASA de Maryland, along with the Lambda Theta Alpha Latin sorority, invited the Association of Migrants Returned with Disabilities coalition to talk about the difficulties they faced while immigrating to the United States.

McKeldin Mall renovations begin next summer

The mall, which has not undergone major renovations in more than 20 years, is starting to decline in its appearance, said William Olen, the university’s capital projects director. 

Maryland gave Bill Cosby an honorary degree. Should they rescind it?

Short answer: Yes.

Three Maryland players named to national award watch lists

Trimble, Layman and Sulaimon are looking to lead the Terps to their second straight NCAA tournament

Maryland Dairy replaced Rockin’ Randy ice cream flavor — kind of

Even if we don’t have Edsall, at least we have his ice cream.

Rachelle Beanlands gives Maryland women's soccer stability in defeat

The Terps offense hasn't helped her much.

Maryland names Perry Hills its starting quarterback moving forward

He re-claimed his starting job after getting benched early in the season.

Another loss for the NYPD

The trial of NBA player Thabo Sefolsha further reveals the NYPD's racist side

Intelligence isn't a fashion statement

A woman’s intellect does not correlate with the number of selfies she takes

Americans’ gun rights matter

The rhetoric against gun rights is often baseless and endangers constitutional rights.

Lambasting the FDA decision to approve OxyContin for children is unethical

Speculations of drug abuse no excuse to deny children in real need of narcotics

Adele's is now offering happy hour

Byrd Stadium isn’t the only location on the campus serving alcohol. Faculty, staff and students can enjoy a selection of beer and wine at Adele’s during its newly established happy hour.

Sweating for a cause at Terp Thon's Zumbathon

Catalina Mejia instructed a crowd of students from up on stage, the music blasting through speakers sending shockwaves of energy onto the dance floor. 

CONCERT REVIEW: Zedd surprises with guests, set at D.C. Armory

Anton Zaslavski, also known as Zedd, was a little more than a month into his True Colors Tour when he brought the massive production set up to the D.C. Armory on Oct. 3. 

PLAYLIST: Push Play Monday featuring Will Smith and Hoodie Allen

Push Play Monday is back to help you start off your week the right way.


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