How families plan on celebrating the 2020 holiday season amid COVID-19

By Ian Zhao Christmas means many things to Katie Rees: the smell of sweet potato casserole, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being loved and surrounded by family are amongst her favorites. Every Christmas morning for the past decade, Rees has woken up to presents, the sense of happiness and reassurance that atContinue reading “How families plan on celebrating the 2020 holiday season amid COVID-19”

UMD students learn from home heading into finals season

By Matthew Wynn Students have been adapting to their new learning environments at home since the news came out Nov. 5 that University of Maryland students living in dorms would not be allowed to come back to campus if they went home for Thanksgiving.   Martin Blurton-Jones, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, said “I would sayContinue reading “UMD students learn from home heading into finals season”