Maryland Football Shows Improvement with Durkin and Offensive Line

By Ryan Romano Copy Editor The Terps football team entered 2016 as a club in transition. In October of the previous year, they had fired head coach Randy Edsall, who had led Maryland to a middling 22-33 record in four-and-a-half seasons at the helm. Many of the team’s veteran players departed for the sunnier shores of the NFL in the offseason. Coming off a 3-9 … Continue reading Maryland Football Shows Improvement with Durkin and Offensive Line

Maryland’s Winter Break Beats Big Ten Competition

By Bryan Gallion Staff writer As the end of the semester nears, students across the country have two major events occupying their thoughts: final exams and winter break. Each of the 14 schools in the Big Ten conference possess different athletic abilities and academic calendars, and the University of Maryland takes the title for longest Big Ten winter break. Maryland didn’t have a fall break, … Continue reading Maryland’s Winter Break Beats Big Ten Competition

Volleyball Program Seeks to Sustain Strong Start

By Ryan Queler For Unwind magazine After a disappointing season, a surging and motivated Terrapins volleyball team has set high expectations for the rest of their schedule, following an impressive 10-4 start to their season. Head coach Steve Aird attributed the team’s early success directly to their preparation coming into the season. “I think the kids worked hard over the summer to be ready to … Continue reading Volleyball Program Seeks to Sustain Strong Start

Basketball Fans Make Their Inaugural Big Ten Tournament Appearance

By Kyle Morel Instead of packing for an island vacation, some Terrapins fans packed their bags for a trip to the windy city for the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Terps defeated Indiana 75-69 last night to advance to the semifinals of their inaugural Big Ten Tournament appearance. Sophomore Eric Augustino, junior Bryan Farrell and senior Ben Kramer set out on a road trip … Continue reading Basketball Fans Make Their Inaugural Big Ten Tournament Appearance

University students are not just thinking big – they’re thinking bigger

By Amanda Eisenberg, Justin Meyer and Verna Gibson The Big Ten may be synonymous with sports, but the lesser-known academic and financial benefits will kick in July 1 when the university officially enters the conference. Within the network, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation — the conference’s academic consortium — allows participating colleges to share resources and collaboratively work on projects. “We’re about to begin a collaborative … Continue reading University students are not just thinking big – they’re thinking bigger

Students travel to away games no matter how far

By Rachel DeSantis Athletics at the University of Maryland is a long-standing source of pride and entertainment for students and alumni alike—a culture steeped in tradition.  With a large range of sports, the excitement of tailgates and cheering on the Terps isn’t limited to College Park. “I’ve been to four games that were not at Maryland, all in the course of two weeks,” said freshman … Continue reading Students travel to away games no matter how far

Timeline of Maryland’s Big Ten Move

By Ryan Connors Nov. 14, 2011— Commission assigned by Wallace Loh to help the athletic department decrease its multimillion-dollar deficit recommends cutting eight varsity sports. Nov. 21, 2011— Maryland accepts commission’s recommendation to cut eight varsity sports, gives each sport’s supporters until June 30 to raise eight years’ worth of funds. July 2, 2012— Maryland announces plans to cut seven varsity sports after men’s outdoor … Continue reading Timeline of Maryland’s Big Ten Move

Looking into the future of on-campus Greek life tailgates, Big Ten move

By Anika Reed The outlook for relations between University of Maryland students and College Park residents—as well as for the future Big Ten football culture—seems bright, following the successes of two on-campus Greek life tailgates. The Interfraternity Council (IFC) partnered with the athletic department, the Student Government Association (SGA) and other administrative departments to host the on-campus Greek life tailgates, the first of which occurred … Continue reading Looking into the future of on-campus Greek life tailgates, Big Ten move

TerpsTV set to expand thanks to Big Ten Network

By Catherine Sheffo Next year’s conference move from the ACC to the Big 10 is not only affecting the University of Maryland athletic department, but it is making waves on TerpsTV as well. The TerpsTV network is Maryland’s sports entertainment network. It is part of the broader media agreement the university has with conference sponsors and stations like ESPN, ABC, and Fox. The network brings … Continue reading TerpsTV set to expand thanks to Big Ten Network

Memories of Rivalry: Looking back over years in the ACC

By Bailey Hayek This year, our 61st year in the ACC, brings a sense of nostalgia to the athletic teams on campus. This season serves as the last time UMD will face ACC rivalries and still share the ACC label. As expected, 61 years of playing the same teams cries for many memories fashioned by athletes, coaches and students alike. Brandon Casas, a pitcher for … Continue reading Memories of Rivalry: Looking back over years in the ACC