SGA asks students to help push Congress to renew critical education bill

By Kimi Fleming The Higher Education Act (HEA), which dictates the federal government’s guidelines for higher education institutions and programs, has not been reauthorized since 2008, but the University of Maryland Student Government Association is aiming to change that. The organization tabled outside of McKeldin Library Thursday for its “HEA Day of Action,” as part of a larger week of action, talking with students about … Continue reading SGA asks students to help push Congress to renew critical education bill

‘Purple Light Night’ educates students about relationship violence

CARE to Stop Violence’s “Purple Light Night” is a series of tabling events that aim to teach students about the signs of relationship violence and promote the resources available on campus. October is Relationship Violence Awareness Month. The series of tabling events will pick back up Wednesday, Oct. 23 and conclude on Monday, Oct. 28. SBS News’ Kimi Fleming reports.  Continue reading ‘Purple Light Night’ educates students about relationship violence

TerpWushu allows UMD students to compete nationally in Chinese martial arts

TerpWushu is a club at the University of Maryland that began in 2001 dedicated to the sport of wushu, a form of Chinese martial arts. SBS News’ Kimi Fleming reports from one of the club’s open practices at Ritchie Coliseum Saturday. TerpWushu hosted five other collegiate clubs, including University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Pittsburgh, Columbia University and Rutgers University. Continue reading TerpWushu allows UMD students to compete nationally in Chinese martial arts