University student killed in murder-suicide near campus

A University of Maryland junior was shot and killed by his father last night in an apparent murder-suicide, Prince George’s County Police confirmed today. The suspect, 57-year-old Nasir Siddique, allegedly shot and killed his wife in their Bel Air home. He then drove to College Park, where he shot his son, Farhad Siddique, 19, before turning the… Read More University student killed in murder-suicide near campus

Hundreds attend debate watch party, with mixed reactions

It’s not every Monday night that hundreds of college students gather in a theater to watch CNN. But this was no ordinary Monday night. The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was moments away. The University of Maryland College Republicans, College Democrats, Maryland Discourse, MaryPIRG, the Society of Professional Journalists, Students for… Read More Hundreds attend debate watch party, with mixed reactions

Quakers host first meeting of semester to gauge student interest

The sound of crickets was faintly heard over the profound silence that filled every inch of the room. Six people, including me, sat in pure silence, with our eyes closed, patiently waiting for someone to speak or for the allotted worship time to be over. This is what a typical weekly Quaker worship meeting is like at… Read More Quakers host first meeting of semester to gauge student interest

A hot start for Maryland football has yet to win upperclass fans’ trust

An undefeated start through their first three games has Maryland’s football team feeling good, but fans have been hurt before. “I think the team has been doing great so far,” said senior economics major Andrew Thorpe, “but I worry it’ll be like three years ago when we were ranked in the top 25 for a… Read More A hot start for Maryland football has yet to win upperclass fans’ trust