WASHINGTON D.C. WILL CELEBRATE WOMEN’S EQUALITY ON AUG. 26 WITH SPEECHES, EVENTS

By Timmy Chong Sports Editor Women’s Equality Day is a holiday celebrated on Aug. 26 each year. This historic day marks the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, in 1920. This year will be the 97th anniversary of women’s suffrage. The celebration began in 1971, when New York Representative Bella Abzug spearheaded the official designation of Women’s Equality Day. … Continue reading WASHINGTON D.C. WILL CELEBRATE WOMEN’S EQUALITY ON AUG. 26 WITH SPEECHES, EVENTS

Computer Science Department Holds Second All-Women Hackathon, Technica

By Ally Tobler For Unwind magazine Gender ratios and attitudes toward women in computer science are changing just as quickly as computers themselves at the University of Maryland. Technica, the university’s all-women hackathon is returning for the second time this fall on November 5. For 24 hours, “women are immersed in tech culture and encouraged to exercise their imagination to create interesting and innovative hacks,” … Continue reading Computer Science Department Holds Second All-Women Hackathon, Technica

Women Face Discrimination and Fight to End It

By Jess Feldman Staff Writer Gender discrimination is an issue that people deal with on a regular basis around the world, in America and even here on campus. In politics, the topic of gender discrimination has come up a lot recently due to the current presidential election. Republican nominee Donald Trump has been called out consistently for his commentary regarding Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and … Continue reading Women Face Discrimination and Fight to End It

New Year, New You: 8 Resolutions you can actually keep this year

By Amanda Eisenberg It’s already February, so your new year’s resolution is probably long gone by now. They were probably long-term goals like losing 20 pounds or resolving to go to that body pump class twice a week. Big promises like that are so easy to break, mostly because if you mess up once, you’re less likely to try again. But don’t fret; these eight … Continue reading New Year, New You: 8 Resolutions you can actually keep this year

Echelon Fashion Society: On-campus organization unites students through fashion

By Mike Siegel Everyone loves a good sense of style, but the Echelon Fashion Society at the University of Maryland embraces fashion for a purpose other than aesthetics. The Echelon Fashion Society was established on June 9, 2005 and is a “multicultural and service-oriented organization focused on creating an outlet to UMD students who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry,” said Marcus … Continue reading Echelon Fashion Society: On-campus organization unites students through fashion