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

Camaraderie and Competitive Spirit Fuel the University of Maryland’s Rugby Team

By Noah Johnson For Unwind magazine The spring rugby season may have just gotten underway, but for players at the University of Maryland it’s already in full swing. Despite only being offered as a club sport at this university, both the men’s and women’s rugby teams have drawn a passionate group of student-athletes who are just as devoted to the team as they are to … Continue reading Camaraderie and Competitive Spirit Fuel the University of Maryland’s Rugby Team

Athletic Facilities at UMD Strive for Sustainability

By Cody Branchaw For Unwind magazine As the University of Maryland continues to commit more of its resources to sustainability and green initiatives, the athletic department is also working to do its part. While the push toward more eco-friendly athletic facilities has seen progress, there is still a ways to go. The university created the Climate Action Plan in 2009, which outlined a 40-year strategy … Continue reading Athletic Facilities at UMD Strive for Sustainability

Maryland Women’s Tennis Trumps Opponents with Skill and Diversity

By Abigail Bentz For Unwind magazine With over half of the team coming from foreign countries, the team dynamic and hard work of Maryland women’s tennis led them to the best start in program history with an outstanding 11-3 record. The No. 38 Terps have come a long way since finishing 10-11 last spring. After one month of playing, the team was undefeated at 6-0, … Continue reading Maryland Women’s Tennis Trumps Opponents with Skill and Diversity

DJ Durkin Recruits Top Players for New Era of Maryland Football in 2017

By Chandler Parr For Unwind magazine The University of Maryland’s 2017 football recruiting class, nicknamed Shell17, is UN-REAL. When DJ Durkin became the university’s head coach, he promised to rebuild a struggling program. He vowed to recruit better and indeed he did. This is Durkin’s first full recruiting cycle and it is undoubtedly the best recruiting class in Maryland football history— Shell17 is ranked No. 18 … Continue reading DJ Durkin Recruits Top Players for New Era of Maryland Football in 2017

Lacrosse Star Megan Whittle Shares the Mayhem of Student Athletes

By Abigail Bentz For Unwind magazine The women’s lacrosse program at the University of Maryland has finished in the national semifinal or championship every year since 2009. Such consistent success adds pressure to current players as they prepare for the 2017 spring season. Junior Megan Whittle from Glenwood, Maryland will be starting for the Terps again this spring. Her sophomore season, Whittle earned 2016 Big … Continue reading Lacrosse Star Megan Whittle Shares the Mayhem of Student Athletes

Share the Shell Allows Athletes to Give Back

By Uyen Nguyen For Unwind magazine Student athletes and the athletic staff at the University of Maryland are paying it forward this year by participating in Share the Shell, a community outreach program that was announced on Oct. 22. Though the athletics department has been involved in community service in the past, Share the Shell houses all of the community service efforts under one umbrella. … Continue reading Share the Shell Allows Athletes to Give Back

How Athletes Balance Work and Play at the University of Maryland

By Abby Wiltz For Unwind magazine Between work, play and college life, it can be difficult for student athletes to balance hectic sports schedules and mountains of schoolwork. With 19 varsity sports at the University of Maryland, athletics is a big deal. However, many of these athletes become flooded with the workload, or do not have any free time to participate in social events. According … Continue reading How Athletes Balance Work and Play at the University of Maryland