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“Pero Like” YouTube stars talk being themselves, breaking barriers at SEE’s All Niter

by Chloe Goldberg Gadiel Del Orbe and Julissa Calderon, breakout stars on Buzzfeed’s Latinx comedy series “Pero Like,” took to Stamp’s All Niter on Oct. 4 to discuss how staying true to their Dominican culture has brought them success in an industry lacking Latinx representation.  Over 50 people gathered in Hoff Theater to hear from the two during Student Entertainment Events’ 38th annual All Niter, … Continue reading “Pero Like” YouTube stars talk being themselves, breaking barriers at SEE’s All Niter

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

Battle of the Bands round one brings musicians and community together

By Sahana Jayaraman As the lights dimmed in Stamp’s Baltimore Room, Wendy Streight stretched her hands out in front of her. They were shaking. She was nervous, she explained, for her son’s performance. Devin Streight is a Maryland student, a College Park scholar, and the guitarist for FUSE, the first band to perform in round one of the Battle of the Bands on March 5, … Continue reading Battle of the Bands round one brings musicians and community together

From 1984 until today: the evolution of Art Attack at UMD

By Ally Tobler Art Attack wasn’t always the stadium-packed, rap music-oriented, end-of-year concert that we know today. It originally started as a festival on McKeldin Mall to showcase student performances. The first Art Attack was held in April 1984, and the first lineup included student and local bands, improv groups; UMD gymnastic and acrobatic performance group Gymkana, and the Maryland Medieval Mercenary Militia, a student … Continue reading From 1984 until today: the evolution of Art Attack at UMD

Casey Neistat at SEE’s fall lecture: ‘Do what you can’t’

“Figure out what you want to do and do it,” popular YouTuber Casey Neistat told University of Maryland student-fans who sat on the edge of their seats, eager to absorb more words of wisdom. Neistat spoke to UMD students about overcoming trials and tribulations as well as pursuing passions at Student Entertainment Events’ (SEE) fall lecture event held at the Stamp Grand Ballroom on Sept. … Continue reading Casey Neistat at SEE’s fall lecture: ‘Do what you can’t’

Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert speaks about struggles, leaves behind a powerful message for audience

By Amanda Fusting  Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert — most famous for featuring in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s song, “Same Love” — opened up to the University of Maryland community April 26, about her bipolar disorder, sexuality, body image, sexual assault and familial issues. “Neurologically, it’s okay that we are not okay,” said Lambert said at the beginning of the night. She warned audience members then that her performance would be … Continue reading Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert speaks about struggles, leaves behind a powerful message for audience

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Comedian Leslie Jones delivers different humor to the SEE Spring Comedy Show

By Ana Hurler Comedian Leslie Jones began her act at the Student Entertainment Events Spring Comedy Show Thursday night in the Stamp Grand Ballroom, promising to deliver a different brand of humor than that seen during appearances on “Saturday Night Live.” The SNL cast member and “Ghostbusters” star proceeded to tell the audience stories about her promiscuous love life, one highlight which included her ponytail flying … Continue reading Comedian Leslie Jones delivers different humor to the SEE Spring Comedy Show

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Let’s Talk; Sexual Assault asks hard questions about violence on campus

Activists Annie Clark and Andrea Pino spoke to students Tuesday night about the need to create change regarding sexual violence on campus at Let’s Talk; Sexual Assault presented by SEE in the Hoff Theater. Both Clark and Pino are survivors of sexual assault at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which led them to be co-founders of End Rape on Campus and featured in the … Continue reading Let’s Talk; Sexual Assault asks hard questions about violence on campus

SEE Haunted House spooks Terps [VIDEO]

On October 31st, SEE hosted its annual Haunted House located in Hornbake Plaza.  Students were both thrilled and scared as they entered the haunted house to find spooky  decorations and interactive characters. In honor of Halloween, SEE presented UMD students with a sure thrill they will never forget. SBS News’ Lauren Critelli & Emily Waldenberg report. Continue reading SEE Haunted House spooks Terps [VIDEO]

Jai Wolf and Gryffin light up UMD Fallapalooza

Students lined up outside Ritchie Coliseum Wednesday night to see EDM artists Jai Wolf and Gryffin perform at this year’s Fallapalooza, the annual seasonal entertainment event hosted by Student Entertainment Events. For the entire evening, strobes lit up the venue and the audience in the floor had their hands in the air and eyes glued to the stage. “I’ve never seen either of them live, … Continue reading Jai Wolf and Gryffin light up UMD Fallapalooza