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

October 8, 2015


Honors College names Susan Dywer new executive director

Current director William Dorland will remain in his position until Jan. 4, when Dwyer will take over.

28 percent of UMD faculty say they're likely to leave in the next two years

Because of insufficient state funding, this university is losing a substantial number of faculty members, many of whom go on to work at other universities, university officials said.

University Senate votes to delay intellectual property vote

The University Senate unanimously decided Wednesday to return an update of the university’s intellectual property policy to committee after several members expressed dissatisfaction with specific parts of its rewrite.

University Police respond to reports of dispute and theft this week

University Police responded to reports of dispute and theft among other incidents so far this month, according to police reports.

Recruits, fans react on Twitter to reports about Randy Edsall

After reports surfaced Thursday that the Terrapins football team was firing head coach Randy Edsall after the Ohio State game Saturday, recruits, fans and journalists took to Twitter to express their feelings on the matter. 

Maryland offers no comment on Edsall's future beyond Ohio State

After reports Thursday morning that Terrapins football head coach Randy Edsall would be fired after Saturday's matchup with No. 1 Ohio State, the University of Maryland athletic department remained tight-lipped regarding his future.

Preview: Maryland women's soccer prepared for match with Penn State

Terps hope to avenge last season's 1-0 loss to the Nittany Lions.

DT Azubuike Ukandu evolves from walk-on to starter for Maryland

Redshirt junior make his second career start at Ohio State on Saturday.

Hopkins Feminists advocates censorship

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

Congress must pass gun control laws to prevent mass shootings

Politicians and lobbyists are preventing life-saving reforms

Reacting to Roseburg: It's time to feel uncomfortable

Politicians need to pass laws to prevent this all too-common tragedy

Protect medical marijuana users

OUR VIEW: Marijuana decriminalization has led to fewer drug arrests, but the university’s medical marijuana policy is still out of date

REVIEW: The Neighbourhood blends the old and the new at 9:30 club

The California based alternative-rock group started a two night residency at the DC venue with a bang. 


'Stonewall' and the politics of respectability

 Released on September 25 of this year, the film highlights the internalized homophobia, fetishization of masculinity and whitewashing of queer history that still looms large within many corners of the LGBT community today. 

REVIEW: California rapper Kyle brings the super duper vibes with 'Smyle'

Full of fun, upbeat music layered over the southern Cali artist’s brilliant lyrics, this collection of songs is deserving of your attention. 

PLAYLIST: Push Play Monday featuring New Edition and Lil Dicky

Get your week stared with some MNEK, Sigala and Willow, too. 


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