National Hazing Prevention Week encourages students to say “no” to hazing

The University of Maryland took part, once again, in National Hazing Prevention Week from Sept. 19 to Sept. 24. The annual several-day agenda aims to put an end to a common custom that goes on behind the closed doors of many college campuses.  The term “hazing” is officially defined by the University’s Code of Student Conduct… Read More National Hazing Prevention Week encourages students to say “no” to hazing

Zumbathon has students busting a move to show support for local children’s hospital

TerpThon, a student-run fundraising organization, collaborated with Terps After Dark and hosted a Zumba marathon in Eppley on Thursday night. When the doors opened, the enthusiastic students poured into the gym, grabbed some glow-in-the-dark accessories, and shook and shimmied for a great cause. The instructors took turns leading the participants through two hours of Zumba… Read More Zumbathon has students busting a move to show support for local children’s hospital

Early offense boosts Women’s Soccer to first Big Ten victory

The University of Maryland women’s soccer team scored two goals in the first five minutes and cruised their way to a 3-1 victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini Thursday night in College Park. The win was their first at Ludwig Field this season, and evened their record to 1-1 in Big Ten play. It was Maryland’s first win since… Read More Early offense boosts Women’s Soccer to first Big Ten victory

Lein Holsboer, Other International Players Make an Impact on UMD Field Hockey

From an early age, Maryland field hockey midfielder Lein Holsboer knew she wanted to do something different. So when the junior found an opportunity to play field hockey and study at the same time, she jumped on it. Holsboer, who is originally from the Netherlands, got in contact with a woman who helped her find… Read More Lein Holsboer, Other International Players Make an Impact on UMD Field Hockey

New national security academy draws positive reactions

At the University of Maryland, students pursuing careers in national security just got some great news. UMD’s College Park and Baltimore locations will be teaming up to create a new Maryland Academy for Innovation in National Security. The academy will bring together myriad organizations from the two universities, including the National Consortium for the Study… Read More New national security academy draws positive reactions

Terps Against Hunger prepares meals for the needy in Memorial Chapel

Terps Against Hunger, an organization that has grown substantially over the last three years, put together a meal packing event for the less fortunate in the Metro D.C. area Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel. “This is a smaller event, we don’t have smaller events too often,” said Josh Turskey, a junior architecture major. “But our larger… Read More Terps Against Hunger prepares meals for the needy in Memorial Chapel