Summer festival fashion trends of 2018

by Victoria Ebner For Unwind Magazine From the runways of New York fashion week to the streets of Los Angeles, everyone from Kendall Jenner to Hailey Baldwin has been rocking all the same trends. Yet, even though the days of catwalks are over, celebrities will be strutting around soon in a different environment: music festivals. From Coachella to Lollapalooza to Made in America, stars will … Continue reading Summer festival fashion trends of 2018

Humans of UMD: “I really dislike the whole mindset of the town that I’m from…”

by Morgan Politzer For Unwind Magazine “Everything that I’ve done from my hometown in New Jersey I really dislike. And I really dislike the whole mindset of the town that I’m from. Coming here and starting new, I was really able to find different avenues of what I’m interested in and different things and finding out a lot about myself since coming to college.” Dylan … Continue reading Humans of UMD: “I really dislike the whole mindset of the town that I’m from…”

The rise of “Fake News” in the digital age

by Natalie Jones Staff Writer A journalist’s first obligation is to tell the truth, but with today’s widespread use of the term “fake news,” many are left wondering just how true their news source is. In today’s digital age, with millions active on social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat or Instagram, the spread of misinformation to hundreds, thousands or even millions is as … Continue reading The rise of “Fake News” in the digital age

Combating low financial literacy among women

by Vivian Alana Caesar For Unwind Magazine We live in an era where women are entering the workforce at higher rates than ever before and yet, the financial literacy rates among women are still alarming. A common misconception is that men are more adept at understanding fiscal endeavors, but the reality is that 35 percent of adult men, eligible to retire, are able to pass … Continue reading Combating low financial literacy among women

Column: I unplugged all my social media for three days, here is what happened

by Jermaine Rowley Center Section Editor Twitter, deleted. Instagram, deleted. Snapchat, Facebook, deleted. YouTube, deleted. To begin my three-day long social media unplug, I removed every platform I used from my phone. After removing the applications, I already began thinking about the upcoming weekend festivities I would not be able to post about as well as every single alternative activity I could do instead: watching … Continue reading Column: I unplugged all my social media for three days, here is what happened

“Presidential Poker” by Nick Budimirovich

“Well Barry,” spoke Walker sharply at his opponent, easing the tension at the table for just a moment. Through the cigar smoke haze the two men locked eyes. “What’ll it be?” continued Walker, expressionless all the while. The stare-down continued; they both knew what was at stake. Barry was the first to break, returning to his deliberation. Still nothing. This continued for some time, and … Continue reading “Presidential Poker” by Nick Budimirovich

Terps stay in touch with their creative side through campus clubs

by Zoe Rader Staff Writer Athletic champions, high-achieving academics and gifted creative minds at the University of Maryland run some of the most artistic clubs on campus. Between 10-page essays and lab reports, these Terps also carry hidden, creative talents that they unleash in the after-hours of busy school days. Jessica Yin, a sophomore criminology and criminal justice and neurobiology major, is co-president of ArtReach, … Continue reading Terps stay in touch with their creative side through campus clubs

The coolest summer job: volunteer at a music festival

by Nicole Noechel For Unwind Magazine As classes wind down and the scorching heat takes over for good, it’s almost time for every music lover’s favorite part of the year: festival season. If you don’t have the funds for $400 tickets and the overpriced food that comes with them, you may feel like you will never make it to see all your favorite artists perform … Continue reading The coolest summer job: volunteer at a music festival