Aly Raisman: Winning the Gold in Raising Awareness for Sexual Assault

By Kaitlyn Francis Photo courtesy of SEE Aly Raisman confidently walked on stage, winning the hearts of students in attendance, comparable to when she won gold at the 2016 Olympics. Raisman was the guest speaker at Adele Stamp Student Union on March 28, 2019, hosted by Student Entertainment Events (SEE). The gymnast, captain of the “Fierce Five” and “Final Five” in the 2012 and 2016 … Continue reading Aly Raisman: Winning the Gold in Raising Awareness for Sexual Assault

Centreville Hall Hitboxes: Smash Ultimate

This is part one of a three part series profiling the UMD Smash Scene by Charlie Youngmann Within three months of its launch on the Nintendo Switch, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” has drawn in its own community, complete with a growing fanbase and competitive scene. The UMD Smash Bros. club has taken this fledgling title into the fold by adding it to their lineup of … Continue reading Centreville Hall Hitboxes: Smash Ultimate

Bob Dylan Wrote Everything

By Vivian Alana Caesar Walking into the University of Maryland’s broadcast service station WMUC, located above South Campus Diner, is like being transported to an underground club that only the cool kids in high school would’ve known about. From the massive chalked walls displaying multi-color promotionals for shows to the expansive record collection just beyond the narrow spiral staircase, it is a world of its … Continue reading Bob Dylan Wrote Everything

Mayuri: The Classical University of Maryland Competition

By Shruti Kumar Carrying suitcases filled with costumes, shoes, makeup and homework, eight teams arrived in Maryland March 1 to compete for first place at UMD’s Mayuri. Mayuri is UMD’s annual premier Indian classical dance competition that has attracted teams from all over the country. Mayuri, which means peacock in Sanskrit, was the name chosen to liken the dancers’ grace and poise to that of … Continue reading Mayuri: The Classical University of Maryland Competition

UMD searches for new Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

By Jalen Wade for Unwind Magazine Photo courtesy of Flickr The University of Maryland has been looking for applicants to fill the role of vice president of diversity and inclusion: a newly created position that the university has conducted a national search for to find the most qualified candidate.   From late February to early March, candidates have been coming to campus to hold open forums in … Continue reading UMD searches for new Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

Humans of UMD: SNL Intern Jake Lubbehusen

By: Ambika Narula “I love NYC, there’s always something different to do and you can feel the opportunity and ambition in the streets,” said Jake Lubbehusen, a double major in broadcast journalism and government and politics at the University of Maryland Lubbehusen was given the opportunity to intern under the comedy writers and talent at NBC’s long-running, late-night sketch-comedy show in New York City during … Continue reading Humans of UMD: SNL Intern Jake Lubbehusen

Living with a dog in college

By Maristela Romero Self-care is difficult enough to balance among assignment deadlines and social activities. Living with a dog can be a source of comfort to students that may or may not need the emotional support, while to others it may just add to the frenzy of a busy schedule. Elonna Jones, a junior government and politics major, juggles with the responsibilities of being a … Continue reading Living with a dog in college

Tryables Program features Virtual Reality technology that will aid students in their careers

By Fatemeh Paryavi for Unwind Magazine Photo courtesy of Fatemeh Paryavi The Tryables Program, at the University of Maryland Libraries, is part of the John and Stella Graves MakerSpace, which is a program designed to educate students on virtual reality and new technology. The program’s showcase includes technology such as the Microsoft HoloLens, Google’s Tango-supported phones, Microsoft Kinect and virtual reality video games Yitzhak Paul, … Continue reading Tryables Program features Virtual Reality technology that will aid students in their careers

What To Watch On Netflix, According to UMD Students

By Chloe Goldberg It’s been 12 years since Netflix revolutionized the way the world watches TV. The streaming powerhouse, which now boasts 139 million subscribers globally, has grown out of its roots as a DVD mailing service to weave its way into the fabric of modern pop culture. And it’s not going anywhere, thanks to the popularity of the company’s original programming. Netflix began releasing … Continue reading What To Watch On Netflix, According to UMD Students

SEE’s Spring Comedy Show: Ilana Glazer

Photos and graphic courtesy of SEE By Rachel Clair “Broad City” star and co-creator Ilana Glazer headlined Student Entertainment Events’ annual Spring Comedy Show at the University of Maryland on Feb. 12, eliciting rambunctious laughs from students during her routine. This year marked a departure from the show’s usual invitation of “Saturday Night Live” cast members. Glazer performed in Stamp Student Union’s Grand Ballroom, with … Continue reading SEE’s Spring Comedy Show: Ilana Glazer

Students voice their thoughts as 2020 presidential election nears

By Hannah Fields Photo courtesy of Pixabay Preceding the 2018 midterm elections, a Gallup poll reported the most pressing issues that voters were concerned with were healthcare, the economy and immigration. For college students, though, their concerns vary. “The issues that are the most important to me when I’m deciding which candidate to vote for are their stance on Black Lives Matter, immigration and foreign … Continue reading Students voice their thoughts as 2020 presidential election nears

UMD Weather club stays consistent as Maryland weather is sporadic

By Jazmin Conner College Park weather has been nothing short of sporadic since the start of the spring semester. Fortunately, UMD Weather and UMD Weather Talks, two weather forecasting clubs at the University of Maryland, are dedicated to delivering weather and climate data to students. The clubs are run by students from the atmospheric and oceanic science department. They focus on how weather affects the … Continue reading UMD Weather club stays consistent as Maryland weather is sporadic