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November 26, 2015


UMD undergraduates have ties to student, rabbi killed in Palestinian attacks

Ezra Schwartz, an 18-year-old American who died in the attack, is the brother of freshman Mollie Schwartz. Rabbi Yaakov Don, who was also a victim, was an instructor at an Israeli seminary.

UMD Center for Advanced Study of Language designs cybertraining test

The U.S. Air Force contracted the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language for two years to develop the Air Force Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment.

UMD seeks two new case managers after rise in student stress reports

The number of distressed student incidents reported to Resident Life has more than doubled in less than a decade.

City Council votes to recommend Backyard Sports Grill lose liquor license

The vote was unanimous.

Balanced attack lifts Maryland men's basketball to Cancun Challenge title

The Terps shoot 60 percent from the floor to rout Rhode Island. 

Maryland volleyball rolls past Iowa in four sets on Senior Night

Outside hitter Adreene Elliott paces the way with 20 kills. 

Terps use second-half surge to hold off Illinois State in Cancun Challenge

The Terps outscored the Redbirds, 12-4, over the final 3:53 of the game.

NOTEBOOK: Maryland looks to slow Rutgers run game in season finale

Quarterbacks Perry Hills (mono) and Caleb Rowe (concussion) are game-time decisions this week. 

Echoes of racial strains at Princeton mirror those at UMD

The fight to rename Princeton's Woodrow Wilson school and college parallels calls to rename UMD's own Byrd Stadium

Abandoning principle in the war on terror

Far-right politicians pick fear over American values after Paris attacks

Justice for Ezra Schwartz

The murder of an American teen in Israel should receive more attention.

This Thanksgiving, be grateful, but don't forget the homeless

This Thanksgiving, when we remember to be grateful for all that we have, perhaps we can also remember those who still need homes.

Final fall trends, featuring the olive green bomber and all-black outfit

Welcome back to another installment of Fear and Clothing in College Park. 

REVIEW: 'The Good Dinosaur' keeps the Pixar hit streak alive and well

he Good Dinosaur provides us with an endless amount of the feels while staying true to the Pixar motif.

'The Real Housewives of Potomac' are here and not everyone is happy

Starting Jan. 17, The Real Housewives of Potomac is coming to a Washington, D.C., suburb near you.

REVIEW: 'W/ Bob and David' is a long-awaited reunion full of laughs

Netflix has given Bob Odenkirk and David Cross the ability to return to the days of Mr. Show. 


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