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December 1, 2015


UMD history professor discusses upcoming book, paper at lecture

Price spoke about the conflict between Great Britain’s view of itself as an imperial liberator and the wrongdoings it committed against the people who lived in the lands it settled. 

USM Student Council on Maryland Correctional Enterprises: Advocating to end relationship would be 'rash and ill-advised'

They will not support the termination of the contract-and-vendor relationship between the university system and Maryland Correctional Enterprises, as requested by the #OccupyTowson movement.

UMD to offer course on Freddie Gray and Baltimore unrest next semester

In a new one-credit course, students will have the chance to follow the trials for police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

Alumna, husband pledge $1 million to UMD veteran-student scholarships

It's the largest gift in this university’s history to go toward student veteran support.

Adreené Elliott provides offensive spark for Maryland volleyball

The senior earned co-Big Ten Player of the Week award.

Maryland defense holds strong to preserve road win over Rutgers

The unit stopped Scarlet Knights on decisive fourth-down after struggling early. 

Maryland's Melo Trimble excited to compete against Marcus Paige, UNC

The Tar Heels point guard missed the first six games of the season with a broken hand.

Wade Hodges shines for Maryland wrestling at Grapple at the Garden

The 149-pound freshman won both matches this past weekend.

UMD's process of transferring into business school is flawed

One student's business school transfer experience has left much to be desired

Optimistic about Larry Hogan's round two

Annapolis can be a model for the entire country

Overhaul the presidential primary system

The current system of choosing presidential candidates is convoluted and undemocratic

Death by 1000 subconcussive hits

Paradoxically, what makes the NFL entertaining will prove to be its undoing

Grilled cheese, please: A late-night adventure outside Montgomery Hall

Saturday night, 12:47 a.m: “Grilled cheese!” they yell to passersby.

The Frederick Douglass statue could be tied to social change at UMD

"It’s one of the things we hoped Frederick Douglass Square would become. That reality is our best hope realized.”

REVIEW: Ruth B's debut EP is soft, sweet and way too short

Ruth Berhe, known simply as Ruth B, started recording six-second snippets of her undiscovered vocal talent on Vine back in 2013.

PLAYLIST: Push Play Monday featuring Taylor Bennett and The Vamps

Time to work off all of that Thanksgiving food. 


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