Terp Weekly Edition April 1, 2012

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By: Wynne Anderson

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Allison Bennett, coordinator of the University Health Center's Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program, works hard during Sexual Assault Awareness month to educate students and prevent future assaults.

 

Campus Safety

By: Christopher Cook

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PG County police officers meet with community members at Jason's Deli

Cell Phone Etiquette 

By: Lauren Robinson

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UMD Senior, Talia Gutin, sits in the Stamp Student Union surfing the web while waiting for a call on her cell phone.

New Grading Policy

By: Owen Sloan

The University Senate will implement a new plus/minus grading system starting in the Fall Semester. An A and an A- will no longer be weighted the same.

Reproductive Rights

By: Tafisha Edwards

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Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood stated that 99% of women use some method of birth control. The Nuva Ring is one of the newest methods designed to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

More Budget Cuts Means Less Football

By: Brittany Waters

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Maryland Football has been added to list of varsity teams being cut due to budget concerns.

Terp Weekly Edition March 18, 2012

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Student Voting

By: Jeffrey Williamson

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The STAMP student union is home to voter registration and also serves as the area's polling place due to its accessibility.

The Cost of Spring Break

By: Annie Hunter

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Senior Nina Napolitano has chosen to dedicate her spring break to a church service trip as opposed to going on vacation, which is popular among students

Kony 2012

By: Amber Glenn

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Students line up outside Anne Arundel Hall to donate money to a fundraiser that will directly impact the Washington, DC chapter of Invisible Children.

Remembering the Japanese Tsunami

By: Rachel Manu

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Dr. Michele Mason talks about her personal experience being in Japan during the 3/11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster.

Campus Threat

By: Karin Zeitvogel

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University of Maryland student, Alexander Song, was arrested after threatening to go on a campus shooting rampage.

Terp Weekly Edition March 11, 2012

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Privacy for Terpmail

Tafisha Edwards:

With changes to Google’s e-mail Privacy Policy, host Tafisha Edwards sat down with a University of Maryland IT Specialist  to see what the change will mean for students.

Students use the computers at McKeldin library. The switch from the "umd.edu" email server to "Terpmail" affected the University's 26,826 undergraduate students.

 Stinkbugs

Kathy Johnson:

Will this past mild winter cause an infestation of the bugs we’ve gotten all too familiar with?

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Terp Weekly Edition's Kathy Johnson takes a look at those pesky little creatures we know as "stink bugs."

TerpSecret

Meg Corzine:

A University student has created a spin off of the popular “PostSecret” website, and this time it’s geared toward Maryland students coping with the stresses of school and life.

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University of Maryland sophomore Sarah Tincher created the website "TerpSecret", where students are encouraged to, "Pour your heart out, or just talk sh*t. Whatever works."

Baseball Attendance at All Time Low

Owen Sloan:

Coach Bakich is baffled at the low attendance for University of Maryland baseball games, but has a plan for this season to try and fill the stands at Shipley Stadium.

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The University of Maryland baseball team is off to its best start in 37 years, with nine wins in its first ten games. But despite the success, game attendance remains the lowest in the ACC.

 

 

Terp Weekly Edition March 4, 2012

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Tuition Hikes

Wynne Anderson:

In an effort to stop tuition hikes the SGA went to speak with legislators in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 27th, along with any other Maryland students who wanted to go.

Participants in Terrapin Pride Day pose on the stairs of the Maryland Senate building Monday night after lobbying to state Senators and Delegates for affordable college tuition.

 

Maryland students walk in to the Maryland House of Delegates on Monday evening for Terrapin Pride Day, where students come and speak face to face with state legislators about current university issues.

 

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh and Assistant to the President Ross A. Stern talk to SGA President Kaiyi Xie and SGA Director of Communications Zach Cohen before the students left to speak to state legislators. The president and his assistant came to Annapolis with the students as a part of Terrapin Pride Day.

 

Maryland Delegate William Frank of District 42 speaks with University of Maryland students in his office during Terrapin Pride Day. This year, the SGA lobbied specifically for affordable college tuition.

 

Maryland students participating in Terrapin Pride Day wait for a chance to watch a Maryland Senate hearing on Monday night. They traveled to Annapolis in order to lobby for affordable college tuition as a part of the annual Terrapin Pride Day.

 

Lent

Brittany Waters:

Church minister at the Catholic Student Center Lisa Green explains the meaning behind Lent and why it’s celebrated. Students around campus share what they are giving up for these 40 days and what they expect to change when Easter comes.


Catholic Student Center at the University of Maryland.

 

Basketball Attendance

Christopher Cook:

Student attendance is down this season for men’s basketball games at Maryland’s Comcast Center. Reporter Christopher Cooke finds out why.

Gate A of the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland.

 

An entrance at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center.

 

A statue of Testudo the Terrapin inside the Comcast Center.

 

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Karin Zeitvogel:

Karin Zeitvogel sat down with the UMD Duelists and found out that those little cards that used to be for kids are now worth big bucks.

UMD Duelists playing the popular kids card game Yu-Gi-Oh!

 

Host Interview

Amber Gleen:

This week’s host Amber Gleen sits down with William Jones, Associate Director of External Relations and Information Technology Services at the University of Maryland Career Center, to discuss the career services provided to UMD students. The University of Maryland hosts career fairs and recruiter workshops to help students make that transition from what’s learned in the classroom to landing their very first job.

The Career Center at the University of Maryland.

 

Senior Sarah Friedman reviews her resume in the waiting room of the career center before her campus interview with AT&T recruiters.

 

Career advice books at University of Maryland's Career Center.

 
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