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

Maryland Men’s Basketball Season Wrap-Up and Future Predictions

By Lamar Johnson For Unwind magazine The Terrapins exceeded expectations thanks to two driving forces: Melo Trimble, of course, and the trio of stellar freshman starters. Melo Trimble was Maryland basketball for the past three seasons. After he hit his final shot at Xfinity he proudly declared, “This is my state.” Two postseason losses later, the Terps would end the season 24-9, tied for second … Continue reading Maryland Men’s Basketball Season Wrap-Up and Future Predictions

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 Baseball Celebrates the Holidays with Competition and Cheer

By Joe Ilardi For Unwind magazine With 2017 looming, the holiday season is upon us here at the University of Maryland, and while certain teams must keep competing through the winter recess, others get to kick back with some eggnog. We all know our beloved athletes work their shells all year round, but how do they find ways to celebrate the holiday season? On my … Continue reading Maryland Baseball Celebrates the Holidays with Competition and Cheer

Maryland Basketball Season Preview: Terps to Watch

By Joe Ilardi For Unwind magazine With the 2016-17 Maryland Basketball season right around the corner, there are plenty of new and returning players to keep an eye on. Here are all the players to watch this coming season, from both the men and women’s squads. Photo by Sammi Silber Melo Trimble, Point Guard, Junior It may seem that Trimble has already proven himself to … Continue reading Maryland Basketball Season Preview: Terps to Watch

Groups work Toward Change during Native American Heritage Month

By Kaleena Dwyer For Unwind magazine November is National Native American Heritage Month, and there are plenty of events happening at the University of Maryland where students can learn about and celebrate Native American culture. The American Indian Student Union of this university hosts several events throughout the year, but especially in the month of November. Karla Casique, a junior multiplatform journalism major and president … Continue reading Groups work Toward Change during Native American Heritage Month

The Price of Sports: How UMD, PSU Students Pay for Games

By Analeigh Hughes For Unwind magazine All over the country, college students are returning to school, and that means more than just new assignments and tests. It means that college sports are back. This is especially evident here in College Park where students love cheering on their fellow Terps, no matter what sport they’re playing. This university prides itself on the fact that all sporting … Continue reading The Price of Sports: How UMD, PSU Students Pay for Games

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

Bringing fear to the fall season

By Rachel Kuipers The fall months generally bring chilly weather, an increase in sales of anything pumpkin flavored and a wide variety of Halloween-related activities. One such activity is the Field of Screams, a popular multi-haunt attraction in Olney, Md., that welcomes visitors looking for a scare from late September through early November. It is among the most popular events of its type in the … Continue reading Bringing fear to the fall season

Hidden treasure unearthed on Berwyn Road

By Alessia Grunberger Tucked away on a quiet street on Berwyn Road, Fishnet, an award-winning seafood restaurant, creates a charming and peaceful ambiance where customers could enjoy fresh fish sandwiches, vegan falafels and other Mediterranean-style dishes. With his fresh food and unique flavors, Istanbul native and Fishnet owner Ferhat Yalci hopes customers will get a sense of Turkey’s “fish and bread,” a street food that … Continue reading Hidden treasure unearthed on Berwyn Road

Unwind’s ‘Find your happiness’ playlist

By Mackenzie Cutruzzula The semester is almost over and you are ready for the sunshine. Find your happiness with these eight songs as the weather gets warmer, and they will be sure to pick up your mood. So come on, get happy! Banana Pancakes- Jack Johnson Jack Johnson knows sometimes, the best way to be happy is to be lazy. Listen to this song when … Continue reading Unwind’s ‘Find your happiness’ playlist

New head of information technology strives to make university safer

By Alexandra Pamias COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Several months after the security breach that stole the information of thousands of University of Maryland faculty, students and former students, the university is working diligently towards strengthening cybersecurity and providing assistance to the victims. At the head of this effort is Ann G. Wylie, chair of the President’s Task Force on Cybersecurity and interim vice president, who … Continue reading New head of information technology strives to make university safer