Maryland Night Live hosts third season

By Casey Gannon “Well, buckle up, this is our edgiest show yet,” assistant director and host Joey Barber exclaimed. Maryland Night Live, a campus comedy group that is structured like the popular NBC comedy show “Saturday Night Live”, held their third season performance on Nov. 18 at the Stamp Student Union’s Hoff Theatre. Maryland Night Live is a newer campus comedy group. It was formed … Continue reading Maryland Night Live hosts third season

Indian Student Association celebrates Diwali Dhamaka

By Casey Gannon The Indian Student Association at the University of Maryland held its first ever Diwali Dhamaka event on Friday, Nov. 8. Diwali is the Indian festival of lights, which celebrates the victory of good over evil.  Students filled the entirety of the Stamp Colony Ballroom for the event. The event included a Bollywood DJ, traditional Indian food, and performances from five Indian performing … Continue reading Indian Student Association celebrates Diwali Dhamaka

Hate-Bias Response Program Educated Students on Racist Imagery

By Casey Gannon On Thursday, Oct. 25, the University of Maryland Hate-Bias Response Program hosted an event regarding racial imagery in the media. The panel discussion was titled “Racial Imagery and Stereotypes in U.S. Popular Media.” The discussion aimed to educate students and faculty about the harmful ways people of different ethnicities can be portrayed in the media. Its purpose was also to give tips … Continue reading Hate-Bias Response Program Educated Students on Racist Imagery

Terrapin Tech Expo teaches students about technology resources on campus

by Casey Gannon The University of Maryland Division of IT hosted the Terrapin Tech Expo on Oct.16 and took place in the atrium of the Stamp Student Union from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event encouraged students to learn more about different technological resources available to them on campus.  Vendors such as Apple, Dell and Microsoft participated in the event with hopes to advertise … Continue reading Terrapin Tech Expo teaches students about technology resources on campus

Third Annual Terps Take Care Fair exhibits student mental health resources

By Casey Gannon On Thursday, Oct. 10 the third annual Terps Take Care Fair took place in the Hornbake Plaza. Student organizations, university departments and local businesses participated in an effort to display resources accessible to students who may be struggling with mental health.  Leslie Krafft, a North Campus case manager for the Department of Resident Life, was one of the founders of the Terps … Continue reading Third Annual Terps Take Care Fair exhibits student mental health resources

University of Maryland hold Unity Fair to welcome back diverse Terps

On Wednesday, Sept. 25 CommUMDiversity hosted a Unity Fair in the Stamp Student Union. The Unity Fair was an opportunity for over 12,000 diverse students to see all of the organizations.  Stamp hosted the CommUMDiversity event, a day-long showcase of the university’s diversity resources. The day began with the Unity Fair and Expo and continued with other events, such as a visit from University of … Continue reading University of Maryland hold Unity Fair to welcome back diverse Terps

University professor presents research on white supremacy

Dr. William Ming Liu presents his lecture titled “The Psychology and Epistemology of Every-day White Supremacy” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the Shoemaker Building. His colleagues, as well as many students, attended his presentation. By Casey Gannon On Thursday, Sept. 18, Dr. William Ming Liu delivered a presentation titled “The Psychology and Epistemology of Every-day White Supremacy.” His presentation took place in the Shoemaker Building, … Continue reading University professor presents research on white supremacy

College of Information Studies Holds 2019 iSchool Symposium

Shaune Young stands with her poster on data visualization in library assessment in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union on May 8, 2019. Young’s project focused on the excuses people make for returning library items late. (Photo by Casey Gannon) By Casey Gannon The College of Information Studies held its 2019 iSchool Symposium in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union on … Continue reading College of Information Studies Holds 2019 iSchool Symposium

Revolutions Dance Ensemble Performs Second Annual Spring Showcase

The girls of Revolution Dance Ensemble perform their piece “Swinging Party” in the Hoff Theater of the Stamp Student Union on May 2, 2019. The dance was choreographed by member Rachel Karger and included all of the members of Revolutions (Photo by Casey Gannon).  By Casey Gannon On Thursday, May 2, Revolutions Dance Ensemble had their spring showcase in the Hoff Theatre at the Stamp … Continue reading Revolutions Dance Ensemble Performs Second Annual Spring Showcase

University of Maryland Hosts 21st Annual Maryland Day

Children fish for foam turtles in the McKeldin Mall fountain during Maryland Day on April 27, 2019. The Mckeldin Mall hosts one of the five neighborhoods, Terp Town Center, during the day and features many educational booths for visitors to explore (Photo by Casey Gannon). By Casey Gannon On Saturday, April 27, the University of Maryland held its 21st annual Maryland Day. The purpose of … Continue reading University of Maryland Hosts 21st Annual Maryland Day