MICA, UMD Campus Ministry discuss effectiveness of social media activism

by Alicia Barillari For Unwind Magazine Peacemaking on social media may seem like a foreign concept, especially in our current political climate, but the Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy group (MICA) along with the United Campus Ministry group hosted an event to talk about how social media can be used as a source of empowerment. On Thursday March 8, MICA and the United Campus Ministry … Continue reading MICA, UMD Campus Ministry discuss effectiveness of social media activism

UMD gaming clubs offer spaces for diverse game players, designers

by Ziyu Yang For Unwind Magazine Whether it be designing, playing or competing, campus gaming clubs offer enough variety to suit the tastes of any college gamer. Every Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m., about 25 people meet at the University of Maryland’s Computer Science Instructional Center to discuss game development. This university’s Game Developers Club is a place for anyone who is interested in … Continue reading UMD gaming clubs offer spaces for diverse game players, designers

“David Bowie Comes to Me in a Dream to Tell Me I’m Boring” and “Loquacia” by Caroline Riley

David Bowie Comes to Me in a Dream to Tell Me I’m Boring David Bowie comes to me in a dream down from heaven in a blaze of lavender glory borrowed from Prince with that prototypical lightning bolt painted on his face. He tells me he had it tattooed during a coke binge while working on Aladdin Sane, that he covered it with make-up from … Continue reading “David Bowie Comes to Me in a Dream to Tell Me I’m Boring” and “Loquacia” by Caroline Riley

Despite last-minute changes students enjoy Terpstock 2018 ft. Milo and Shaed

by Jackie Budko Unwind Magazine Student Entertainment Events hosted their 9th annual Terpstock Sunday, April 8 at the University of Maryland and received positive reviews despite a last-minute artist cancellation and venue change. “We found out this morning that Noname wasn’t performing so we worked with local agents to see who was available and that’s how we found Shaed,” said SEE president Eric Higgins, a … Continue reading Despite last-minute changes students enjoy Terpstock 2018 ft. Milo and Shaed

Five smoothies you should be blending now

by Dena Gershkovich Staff Writer I don’t need to tell you that finding time to assemble healthy meals and snacks can be challenging. As college students, we live busy lives that leave little time for any snack prep, let alone healthy snack prep. But eating healthfully doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, (literally) whipping up a nutrient-rich snack that’s bursting with fruit and protein … Continue reading Five smoothies you should be blending now

“Charge” by Olivia Connolly

Inspired by Mark Bradford ‘s Pickett’s Charge at the Hirshhorn Gallery 1863: battle is a word we use to galvanize ourselves with the strength of those gone before. A race unfolds now before my eyes, one where muskets fire as canvases stretch back to the past; I mustn’t touch the textured surfaces. But it doesn’t matter if I already know how they feel. Two men … Continue reading “Charge” by Olivia Connolly

College Park party scene a repetitive routine?

by Kaitlyn Francis For Unwind Magazine With Turf Tuesdays, Rails on Wednesdays, and then the choice of RJ Bentley’s Restaurant, Terrapin’s Turf, or Cornerstone Grill & Loft on the weekends, there is a recurring cycle of night life at the University of Maryland. Is the party scene at this university too repetitive or is it still enjoyable for students? Freshmen find the party scene at … Continue reading College Park party scene a repetitive routine?

Free of fees and minimum charges, a new food delivery restaurant has come to College Park

by Matthew Brown For Unwind Magazine Students at the University of Maryland will no longer have to wish for quality food at an affordable price now that Good Uncle has come to town. Good Uncle is a food delivery business that has about 20 signature items and partners with restaurants in the New York City area such as Joe’s Pizza and No. 7 Subs. Their … Continue reading Free of fees and minimum charges, a new food delivery restaurant has come to College Park

“Untitled #1” and “Untitled #2” by Linda M. Crate

Untitled #1 the only woman in my mind’s eye you’re a ballerina dancing on stars white and pink roses in your dark hair spinning graceful across the stage in the arms of your love, and i am watching from the back your eyes never met mine; they say some people are just lessons— i don’t reckon that’s the way that it’s meant to be love … Continue reading “Untitled #1” and “Untitled #2” by Linda M. Crate

Bras Don’t Grow on Trees, But Maybe They Should

by Eliseé Browchuk For Unwind Magazine For women, the cost of everyday essentials can pile up. From monthly tampons to the daily support of a bra, women are forced to hand over money for simply being a woman. Bras are one of the most controversial products in the women’s clothing industry. The intimate product can range in price from $6.99 at the local Rugged Wearhouse … Continue reading Bras Don’t Grow on Trees, But Maybe They Should

Humans of UMD: “I think more people should make their own music…”

by Tyler Ecker Unwind Photographer “I am a hobbyist music producer, I start with a particular idea that I like, and I keep refining my music until it’s something that I like and sounds the way that I want it to. I think more people should make their own music because it is the only auditory form of expression that allows the producer to create … Continue reading Humans of UMD: “I think more people should make their own music…”