Pops of color aren’t the only changes coming to M Circle

By Brenda Wintrode Landscapers planted winter-hardy yellow pansies at the M Circle last week, replacing the red begonias and marking the last time workers would make this change before it moves to its new location in the spring.  The new M will sit in front of Mitchell Hall to make way for the Purple Line track being installed along Campus Drive. “We’re delighted that it … Continue reading Pops of color aren’t the only changes coming to M Circle

Spark seeks to inspire entrepreneurial excellence in UMD students

By: Jenna Pierson Spark at UMD, a creative workshop sponsored by the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, held their annual event at the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center on Saturday. From 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 119 students came together to participate in a variety of brainstorming events designed to help them think creatively and critically about new … Continue reading Spark seeks to inspire entrepreneurial excellence in UMD students

UMD Students are still “Feeling the Bern”

By James Cirrone  As the 2020 primary heats up, Terps for Bernie 2020 is working overtime to get Sen. Bernie Sanders elected president. The campus organization held a “Plan to Win Party” on Monday night to strategize with fellow supporters and let them know how they can become actively involved. On the Terps for Bernie website, the group says they are “building a movement at … Continue reading UMD Students are still “Feeling the Bern”

CommUMDiversity inspires community involvement on inclusivity

By Chloe Goldberg The Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy hosted its third annual CommUMDiversity resource expo on Wednesday, bringing 75 student organizations together to highlight diverse communities, provide resources to new and returning students and encourage discussion on inclusivity. The expo, which took place at the Stamp Student Union, is part of an effort to create a home away from home for multicultural … Continue reading CommUMDiversity inspires community involvement on inclusivity

Symposium creates conversation on issues affecting the Latinx community

By Shauneen Miranda Students voiced their opinions on the struggles facing the Latinx community at No Me Digas, a symposium hosted by the Latinx Student Union on Sept. 25. “Be as blunt as you want,” Jesus Herrera, Latinx Student Union vice president, said at the beginning of the symposium.  Although No Me Digas brought a rather small crowd, a majority of the audience participated in … Continue reading Symposium creates conversation on issues affecting the Latinx community

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