Maryland Athletics, Past and Present

By Ryan Queler For Unwind Magazine Despite a change in the sports culture at the University of Maryland in recent years, alumni continue to return to College Park, with hopes to witness the same success the athletic program had in the past. Maryland athletics experienced change in the last 15 years highlighted by a conference move from the ACC to the Big Ten in 2014, … Continue reading Maryland Athletics, Past and Present

Alcohol Sales Hope to Change University Sports Atmosphere

By Hannah Klarner For Unwind magazine Football and beer are synonymous with the college experience. That being the case, it was no surprise when the University of Maryland announced that the 2015 season would be a pilot year to sell beer to fans at Byrd Stadium. This university claims the alcohol initiative is designed to help curb binge underage drinking on the campus, but the … Continue reading Alcohol Sales Hope to Change University Sports Atmosphere

University officials debate selling beer at Byrd Stadium

By Ryan Connors The University’s Student Government Association has been discussing a measure that would allow alcohol sales at sporting events, primarily the sale of beer at Byrd Stadium during football games. “We want safer drinking practices,” said junior management and finance major Ian Moritz of the Student Government Association. “Currently there is a lot of binge drinking before games, and we think that selling alcohol … Continue reading University officials debate selling beer at Byrd Stadium

SEE knocks it out of the stadium with Big Sean and Wale

        By Rachel DeSantis Big Sean and Wale may not have played ‘Kids,’ but they did manage to have the crowd feeling electric all night at Art Attack XXXI May 2. In what many say was a much-improved concert from last year’s Art Attack, which featured MGMT as headliners, Big Sean and Wale filled Byrd Stadium with roaring, energetic performances that left thousands … Continue reading SEE knocks it out of the stadium with Big Sean and Wale

Shelling out the past: A closer look at UMD landmarks

By Angelo Bavaro With its red-brick Georgian buildings and various arched gateways, there is no arguing that the University of Maryland is built on a rich, deep history. Almost every notable site on campus lives with an equally notable past. Hoards of students can be spotted in and around the Omicron Delta Kappa fountain on McKeldin Mall when winter melts away and temperatures soar to … Continue reading Shelling out the past: A closer look at UMD landmarks

History on the Field and in the Stands: Stories behind UMD’s athletic homes

By Ellie Silverman Echoes of screaming fans and bellowing trumpets can be heard throughout campus every Saturday. Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium is not just the host of Terrapin football – it’s the home of Terrapin pride. Byrd Stadium, Cole Field House, Ludwig Field and the Comcast Center each serve as a magnet for spirit, unifying the student body under a rainbow of red, … Continue reading History on the Field and in the Stands: Stories behind UMD’s athletic homes