Maybelline brings NYC-themed pop-up truck to College Park

By Maggie Attridge Maybelline hosted their first ever pop-up shop at the University of Maryland and brought New York City with them.  The cosmetics brand set up a New York City themed pop-up shop outside Terrapin Row on Oct. 7 and 8 to promote their newest products. The two days at the university are a part of its “On the Way” tour, which includes stops … Continue reading Maybelline brings NYC-themed pop-up truck to College Park

Sex discrimination in the workplace: two UMD professors discuss

By Emily Riley Two University of Maryland professors tackled the concepts of sex inequality within the workplace at an open book discussion in McKeldin Library on Thursday, Oct. 3. The event was a part of the Speaking of Books series, which is hosted by UMD libraries for campus authors to hold open discussions about their published works. All Speaking of Books events are free for … Continue reading Sex discrimination in the workplace: two UMD professors discuss

A look inside UMD professor’s “Queen of the Capital” drag documentary

by Philip Van Slooten A Philip Merrill College of Journalism professor screened his film documenting a D.C. drag performer’s year-long journey through an imperial court competition at Maryland’s Chesapeake Film Festival on Oct. 8. Journalism professor Josh Davidsburg and former students Alex Glass, Alanna Delfino and Brandi Vincent filmed “Queen of the Capital” about Department of Labor employee Daniel Hays from 2014 to 2015. The … Continue reading A look inside UMD professor’s “Queen of the Capital” drag documentary

Students trade books for dancing shoes with Scottish dance club

By Mohan Xu When college students go dancing, many head for the club. A few University of Maryland students headed somewhere a bit different this week—to the Mathematics Building Rotunda. On Wednesday, Oct. 2 students met for a Scottish Country Dancing class led by Howard Lasnik, a professor in the Department of Linguistics and certified Scottish Country Dance teacher. “I’ve been doing Scottish country dancing … Continue reading Students trade books for dancing shoes with Scottish dance club

Disability awareness event aims to make Wikipedia more inclusive

By Lauren Hamilton Community members gathered to edit Wikipedia articles relating to disabilities in an event Thursday that kicked off Disability Awareness Month. The Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, hosted by assistant English professor Melanie Kill in partnership with Wikimedia DC, took place in Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center. Kill, who is also a member of the President’s Commission for Disability Issues, organized the Wikipedia initiative … Continue reading Disability awareness event aims to make Wikipedia more inclusive