Investigating Michigan State University: A Summary

by Zoe Rader Staff Writer Over 150 girls and women, Michigan State University, United States gymnastics doctor and a sentencing of 40 to 175 years in prison on seven accounts of first degree sexual assault. After decades of working with athletes, Larry Nassar’s crimes have finally risen to the surface. What started as a few allegations against the athletic doctor has erupted into a long-overlooked … Continue reading Investigating Michigan State University: A Summary

UMD Synchronized Figure Skating Club Celebrates 10 Years

By Audrey Widodo For Unwind Magazine In 2007, the University of Maryland’s synchronized skating team consisted of less than 16 skaters. This season, the team celebrates its 10-year anniversary with 33 skaters that compete in two separate open collegiate teams: the more advanced Black team and the more developmental Red team. Pamela Winters, an alumna from this university and one of the skaters from the 2011-12 … Continue reading UMD Synchronized Figure Skating Club Celebrates 10 Years

Maryland Men’s basketball team have a promising lineup for the 2017-18 season

By Sydney Fazio For Unwind Magazine The future of Maryland Men’s basketball is uncertain, but promising, considering the nature of this season’s lineup. The 2017-18 season will feature fresh faces, potentially promising a new direction for the Terps in the upcoming months. The loss of star point guard Melo Trimble may have left the Terps without a clear leader but some are hopeful sophomore guard … Continue reading Maryland Men’s basketball team have a promising lineup for the 2017-18 season

The Wizarding World of Terrapin Quidditch

By Sanchali Singh Style Editor With brooms between their legs and quaffles in tow, students whip back and forth on the pitch, shouting directions to their teammates about bludgers and snitches. This is the University of Maryland Quidditch team. Created about eight years ago, the university’s team has made a name for themselves in the quidditch world. Though the sport was originally a fictional game … Continue reading The Wizarding World of Terrapin Quidditch

Terps are on Third Quarterback within a Month

By Candice Spector Health Editor Maryland Football’s quarterbacks are dropping like flies, with the first- and second-string quarterbacks out with season-ending injuries within the first month of the semester. Third-string sophomore letters and sciences major Max Bortenschlager is next up to bat. Bortenschlager – moving from third-string to starter – offers a glimmer of hope for the team and Offensive Quarterback Coordinator Walt Bell says … Continue reading Terps are on Third Quarterback within a Month

Freshman Athlete Profile: Trading in her ballet slippers for field hockey cleats

By Candice Spector Health Editor Seven-year-old Hannah Bond drags her feet through muddy fields in Oxted, England, hunched over, field hockey stick in hand, eyes on the ball, but mind disengaged. “My back [was] really hurting… I had such bad technique,” she says. “I just remember thinking I absolutely did not want to come back the next week and I couldn’t understand why my parents … Continue reading Freshman Athlete Profile: Trading in her ballet slippers for field hockey cleats

Racist “Maryland, My Maryland” no more

By Brendan Smith Arts & Entertainment Copy Editor The University of Maryland marching band will no longer play the pro-Confederate song “Maryland, My Maryland.” This change comes in wake of the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month. The song, which also serves as the official state song of Maryland, was written by James Ryder Randall as a poem in 1861. It is set … Continue reading Racist “Maryland, My Maryland” no more

UMD FOOTBALL WILL CONTINUE ITS ASCENSION IN THE NEWLY-RENOVATED COLE FIELD HOUSE

By Timmy Chong Sports Editor While the University of Maryland hasn’t been regarded as a school renowned for football for several decades, head coach DJ Durkin is in the midst of changing the culture. In his first year working as the head coach last season, Durkin brought a refreshing energy and an inspiring sense of leadership to the team. The football team ended the 2016-17 … Continue reading UMD FOOTBALL WILL CONTINUE ITS ASCENSION IN THE NEWLY-RENOVATED COLE FIELD HOUSE

Maryland Men’s Basketball Player and Track Athlete Show off their Cooking Skills

By Rebecca Torchia Editor in Chief Multi-colored Christmas lights run along the top of each beige wall in the living room, stretching into the kitchen to disappear above dark-wooded cabinets. On the stove, two pots of water come to a boil. One will hold potatoes, the other will steam broccoli. A square pan heats up in preparation for chicken. This is the kitchen of Chef … Continue reading Maryland Men’s Basketball Player and Track Athlete Show off their Cooking Skills

University of Maryland Athletes Train Hard in the Offseason

By Jess Feldman Staff Writer In most cases when people discuss the University of Maryland, athletics are bound to come up in the conversation. With this university in the Big Ten, the overall expectation of the athletic program is much higher than that of smaller schools in different divisions. For teams to meet or even beat this expectation, it is necessary for each athlete to … Continue reading University of Maryland Athletes Train Hard in the Offseason

Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Hopes for Redemption in this year’s National Championship

By Noah Johnson For Unwind magazine Monday, May, 30, 2016. Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Maryland men’s lacrosse team strides out into the warm, spring sun with a rare chance at redemption. One year prior, on that same field, the Terrapins fell to Denver 10-5 in the national championship game, one win shy of their first title since 1975. After tumbling at the final … Continue reading Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Hopes for Redemption in this year’s National Championship