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

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