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

5 Netflix titles to watch this month

by Samantha Subin For Unwind Magazine With finals approaching, tensions are high, stress levels are higher and final grades are (hopefully) highest. During the upcoming season of crying, frustration and breakdowns, there is no better way to spend a study break than with a powerful documentary, thought-provoking television series or an insightful interview that will keep your brain charged. Jewel’s Catch One This Netflix documentary … Continue reading 5 Netflix titles to watch this month

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

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

4 new albums dropping this month

by Zoe Rader Looking forward to your favorite artists releasing new albums this year? This April is a big month for album releases — below is the scoop on a handful of albums to look out for on iTunes and Spotify in the upcoming weeks. Jason Derulo, “777” Starting off with R&B, 28-year-old pop singer Jason Derulo will release his fifth studio album, “777,” later … Continue reading 4 new albums dropping this month

5 Netflix Titles to Watch This April

by Samantha Subin Staff Writer April means it’s officially spring, but there’s more to celebrate than just the amazing weather. From laugh-out-loud classics to inspiring documentaries, nostalgic new series and tearjerker historical dramas, Netflix has it all. So kick back, relax and enjoy springtime with these top five Netflix picks for April. American Pie and American Pie 2 Take things back to high school and … Continue reading 5 Netflix Titles to Watch This April

VIDEO: UMD athletes and coaches respond to Laura Ingraham “shut up and dribble” controversy

by Andi Wenck For Unwind Magazine During a February interview, Fox News host Laura Ingraham said Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James should “shut up and dribble,” insinuating that the athlete has no place in talking about politics. The incident has ignited passionate commentary from athletes and celebrities who disagree with the notion that celebrity figures should not be vocal about social and political issues. Watch the … Continue reading VIDEO: UMD athletes and coaches respond to Laura Ingraham “shut up and dribble” controversy

Angela Kinsey talks behind the scenes of “The Office”

by Gabrielle Hernandez For Unwind Magazine Angela Kinsey, Dunder Mifflin’s party planner and accountant, Angela Martin, of NBC’s “The Office” has not heard a thing about a potential revival of the popular show. While she has no information about a potential revival, she emphasized how much the show’s cast loved the characters. “If there is any likelihood, I think a lot of us hold the … Continue reading Angela Kinsey talks behind the scenes of “The Office”

DIY music venues in College Park turn ordinary houses into intimate arts spaces

by Manuela Lopez Restrepo For Unwind Magazine Within the confines of College Park lies a local, youth-oriented music culture, made for and by students. Although the DIY (Do It Yourself) scene is one of the lesser known social groups of the area, it’s been a staple in many students’ college experience, according to senior communications major James Lord. DIY shows are held in an unregulated … Continue reading DIY music venues in College Park turn ordinary houses into intimate arts spaces

Rundown: Celebrity Controversies and Activism

by Hannah Fields For Unwind Magazine Few legacies are immune to destruction—just ask once-heralded comedian Louis C.K. or Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey. In the wake of recent allegations regarding sexual misconduct, the public opinion toward these and many other celebrities has drastically polarized, essentially creating a Hollywood blacklist. The ball began rolling in October 2017. Dozens of women emerged to accuse critically acclaimed film … Continue reading Rundown: Celebrity Controversies and Activism

Milk x Honey Artist Series: Calling All Creatives

by Iris Vukmanovic For Unwind Magazine Terpoets is in their second year of hosting the Milk x Honey artist series in collaboration with the Clarice at the Milkboy Arthouse restaurant-venue. They envision Milk x Honey to foster a space that connects resident and university creatives. Co-presidents Asiana Phan, a junior studio art graphic design major, and Tayo Omisore, a senior accounting major, run the monthly … Continue reading Milk x Honey Artist Series: Calling All Creatives