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November 28, 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.

Terps women's basketball holds off South Dakota State in Paradise Jam

The Terps leaned on center Brionna Jones (21 points) to narrowly defeat the Jackrabbits.

Interim coach Mike Locksley has lightened the atmosphere for Maryland

He hopes to win his first game as Terps head coach against Rutgers on Saturday.

Preview: Maryland's Jaylen Brantley looks to build off Cancun Challenge

The junior college transfer had four assists and no turnovers in 26 minutes while in Mexico. 

Walker-Kimbrough, Moseley lead Terps women's basketball to victory

The duo combined for 42 points on 16 of 19 shooting.

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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