Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Speaks at SEE’s second annual Hear the Turtle Event

Aly Raisman, right, answers questions about her career and her advocacy efforts for sexual assault during the discussion on March 28, 2019. Raisman answered questions from the moderator as well as pre-selected questions from the audience (Photo by Casey Gannon). By Casey Gannon Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman was the featured speaker March 28 at SEE’s second annual Hear the Turtle event. Raisman competed on … Continue reading Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Speaks at SEE’s second annual Hear the Turtle Event

Olympic aspirations: Aly Raisman goes beyond the gold

By Jalen Wade Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman once used platforms for her gymnastics routines. Now, she uses them to speak out against sexual assault. On Thursday, March 28, Raisman spoke to a packed hall in Stamp Student Union’s Grand Ballroom about the trials and tribulations of being a professional athlete and survivor of sexual abuse. Raisman was brought in as part of “Hear the … Continue reading Olympic aspirations: Aly Raisman goes beyond the gold

No. 1 men’s soccer off to hot start

A month into the season, Maryland men’s soccer has exceeded all expectations — A 6-0-2 record. A three-game winning streak. The No. 1 ranking in the nation. The Terps began the season ranked fourth place, and opened at No. 16 UCLA in a rematch of last year, when No. 6 Maryland upset No. 1 UCLA at Ludwig Field. This time, the game ended in a draw, but since … Continue reading No. 1 men’s soccer off to hot start

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 week.” Maryland fans will remember 2013 for the Terps’ 63-0 … Continue reading A hot start for Maryland football has yet to win upperclass fans’ trust

National Hazing Prevention Week encourages students to say “no” to hazing

The University of Maryland took part, once again, in National Hazing Prevention Week from Sept. 19 to Sept. 24. The annual several-day agenda aims to put an end to a common custom that goes on behind the closed doors of many college campuses.  The term “hazing” is officially defined by the University’s Code of Student Conduct as subjecting “any person to the risk of bodily harm, … Continue reading National Hazing Prevention Week encourages students to say “no” to hazing