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UMD Faculty Express Concerns Over Student Well-Being as Campus Reopens

By Ian Zhao The University of Maryland began in-person classes last Monday. As the number of both verified and unverified COVID-19 cases are rising on campus, some faculty members are gradually adapting to the challenges presented by virtual learning. Others, who are teaching in-person and hybrid classes, are taking new protective measures to ensure theContinue reading “UMD Faculty Express Concerns Over Student Well-Being as Campus Reopens”

McKeldin Library Sports “Terrapin Strong” Mask for University Health Campaign

By Nicolle Schorchit Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. The University of Maryland has come up with more creative ways to encourage students to wear their masks. The Testudo statue on McKeldin Mall isn’t the only fixture on campus to sport a “Terrapin Strong” mask. The McKeldin Library now bears a giant mask as well. Continue reading “McKeldin Library Sports “Terrapin Strong” Mask for University Health Campaign”

UMD Students Take Courses Online Amid Pandemic

By Kinsey Gibb From the comfort of their own home, students across the nation are using the web-based video conferencing tool Zoom for their classes.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many universities are offering exclusively online classes, or a blend of virtual and in-person courses for this semester.  The University of Maryland is currently operatingContinue reading “UMD Students Take Courses Online Amid Pandemic”

Football Returns to UMD

By Jack Rothenberg Despite a rise in COVID-19 cases across all Big Ten campuses, the conference has announced a plan to bring back college football this fall. In a press conference Wednesday, University of Maryland Athletic Director Damon Evans explained crucial aspects in the decision making process.  “I want to stress that this decision wasContinue reading “Football Returns to UMD”

Anna Sofia Talks ‘Broken Perfection,’ Inspirations and Social Media

By Daryl Perry Anna Sofia is a 16-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter with an old soul. Her most recent project, Broken Perfection, came out on July 31, from Electric Feel and Republic Records, and is inspired by artists she looks up to, like Elton John and Michael Jackson. “People make fun of me ‘cause I literally don’tContinue reading “Anna Sofia Talks ‘Broken Perfection,’ Inspirations and Social Media”


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