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

History and Success of Maryland Madness

By Ryan Romano Center Copy Editor At colleges across the country, basketball is returning with a bang. Midnight Madness events, as they’re often known, will attract thousands of fans and feature all sorts of festivities. The players take to the court, eager to shake off the rust, strut their stuff and make a run for the championship. But the tradition wouldn’t exist without the University … Continue reading History and Success of Maryland Madness

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

Old, current students remember Cole

By Sean Whooley Staff writer To many students who attend the University of Maryland, Cole Field House is just that old building that used to hold the basketball games before the Xfinity Center came along. Despite that, there is still a host of people, students and alumni who aren’t too excited as they watch Cole enter its final days before its transformation into a brand … Continue reading Old, current students remember Cole

Cole Field House History

By Jake Eisenberg Those of who did not grow up in its shadow or graced by its spotlight simply cannot comprehend or understand: Cole Field House was transcendent. It changed basketball, first and foremost. The names of players that honored and changed its tan hardwood include Michael Jordan, Len Bias, Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) and Terrapins basketball great Juan Dixon. Cole had a hand in … Continue reading Cole Field House History

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