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

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

College advice to landing your dream job

by Radiance Talley Staff Writer Approaching the application process for obtaining a job or internship can seem a little daunting if you haven’t done it before. Students from a variety of majors offer advice that can make the process of searching for positions and conducting cover letters, resumes and interviews, run much more smoothly. Searching for Positions Many students find out what positions are available … Continue reading College advice to landing your dream job

Investing in Stocks: should college students join the trend?

by Jackie Budko For Unwind Magazine Investing is the key to long-term saving, but college students may not have the disposable income–or financial knowledge–to invest while they are in school. Even after graduation, people in their twenties are hesitant to invest in the stock market. According to an April 2017 Gallup poll, just 31 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 put … Continue reading Investing in Stocks: should college students join the trend?

As trust in Facebook is questioned some users turn to deleting their accounts

by Dana Gray Staff Writer Facebook has experienced significant backlash after the social media platform exposed the data of 87 million users to Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm that has been linked to the 2016 Trump campaign. However, Facebook’s issues run deeper than just Cambridge Analytica. The company has faced several other issues with the past presidential election, including spreading fake news and ads … Continue reading As trust in Facebook is questioned some users turn to deleting their accounts

New apartments coming to College Park after last year’s Fuse 47 fire

by Constantine Martin For Unwind Magazine The five-alarm fire that destroyed the Fuse 47 apartments in April 2017 isn’t stopping developers from building a residential space in its place once again. Wood Partners, the developer of Fuse 47 apartments, expects to open their new Alloy by Alta apartment building at 4700 Berwyn House Road to the public this winter, said Wood Partners director Scott Zimmerly. … Continue reading New apartments coming to College Park after last year’s Fuse 47 fire

EnTERPreneur offers campus resources to aspiring entrepreneurs

by Ambriah Underwood For Unwind Magazine EnTERPreneur, a club at the University of Maryland, invites students of all majors interested in entrepreneurship to amplify the quality and quantity of campus resources at their disposal. With its main focus being entrepreneurship, the student-led organization that began less than a year ago provides students with opportunities to attend events, gain real-world knowledge, listen to guest speakers and … Continue reading EnTERPreneur offers campus resources to aspiring entrepreneurs

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

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

Krazi Burrito: a local business exploring new possibilities

by Manuela Lopez Restrepo For Unwind Magazine A new restaurant has joined the list of options along Route 1, and surprisingly to some students, it doesn’t serve pizza. You may have seen the line that wrapped around the block in early March on Free Burrito Day hosted by Krazi Burrito, the newest restaurant endeavor of College Park local Nomie Hamid. Located in a shared space … Continue reading Krazi Burrito: a local business exploring new possibilities

Companies cutting ties with the NRA and celebrities endorse #BoycottNRA

by Dana Gray Staff Writer On Feb. 14, 17 students and faculty were killed at a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. It became one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. Since then, the decision of certain businesses to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) versus the decision not to address gun law has been one … Continue reading Companies cutting ties with the NRA and celebrities endorse #BoycottNRA

Financially Frisky: How much UMD students spend on sex

by Maddie Burinsky and Kate De Blasis For Unwind Magazine It’s safe to say that University of Maryland students are having sex. According to Collegestats.org, the University of Maryland ranks 18th on the list of Top 20 Most Sexually Active Student Bodies. While this statistic may not surprise some people, the amount students from this university pay for their sex items, such as condoms and … Continue reading Financially Frisky: How much UMD students spend on sex