Terp Weekly Edition April 29, 2012

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Binge Drinking on Campus

By: Meaghan Corzine

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Out for a night on the town?  Well there’s more to worry about than waking up with that killer hangover the next day.

Binge Drinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some students just can’t resist a tall glass of cold brew.

 

Autism Awarenes

By: Annie Hunter

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When Karen Kaye-Beall had trouble finding help answering questions about her future as the mother of two autistic children, she didn’t give up.  Rather, she started an organization that’s benefited her as well as countless others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Kaye-Beall in her home office with her adopted daughter Amelia, left, and her biological son Tyler, right. Both Amelia and Tyler were diagnosed with autism at a young age.

 

Humans Vs. Zombies

By: Brittany Waters

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Lions and tigers and zombies… O My! Brittany Waters talks with Dan Michaels, the President of University of Maryland Nerf Activity Society, Sarah Daygin, a zombie, and A. J. Francis, a human, to get the scoop on one of UMD’s craziest activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Humans and Zombies come together at Hornbake plaza to gear up for the night’s scenario.

 

Campus Learning Spaces

By: Lauren Robinson

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The University of Maryland has been working to improve study areas on campus.  Knight Hall and the Terrapin Commons in McKeldin Library are two places where students study and embrace these new benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Connie Kinkead studies on the second floor of McKeldin Library in between classes.

 

Bowling Coach

By: Wynne Anderson

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On Thursday nights, the University of Maryland’s Club Bowling Team practices in TerpZone; but this isn’t just some rag tag team… they have their own coach, Tom McKee.  McKee however; doesn’t only coach his team, he’s willing to help anyone who wants to learn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Maryland’s Club Bowling Team Coach Tom McKee winds up and takes a shot at the TerpZone bowling alley.

 

That’s all for this week. We’re taking next week off to prepare for our biggest show of the year, ranging from topics like the Olympics to a new local Hookah Bar.  

Terp Weekly Edition April 22, 2012

April 21, 2012 · Filed Under Uncategorized · Comment 

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Do Good Challenge

By: Brittany Waters

Do Good Challenge

In February during the Maryland vs. Carolina basketball game, Kevin Bacon challenged students to use social media to make social change. They accepted the challenge by fundraising, volunteering and raising awareness for charity.

Kevin Bacon takes questions from reporters at University of Maryland. In February he challenged students to participate in the Do Good charity challenge and he was here this week to judge the final round of the competition.

 Shuttle

By: Karin Zeitvogel

Shuttle

The space shuttle Discovery got a hero’s welcome when it flew into the D.C. area on Tuesday, but a NASA scientist says people are getting over-emotional about an outdated space vehicle that cost an arm and a leg  to run.

(Photo credit: Luca Zeitvogel) Discovery flies on the back of a 747 across Route 50 in Virginia on its way to its final resting place at the Udvar-Hazy center in Dulles.

Snakehead Fish Bounty

By: Christopher Cook

Snakehead Fish Bounty

Snakehead fish are back in the news. The Department of Natural Resources is bringing back a program to reward fishermen for the capture and killing of the fish.

(Image is courtesy of public-domain-image.com) A Northern Snakehead fish

Maryland Day

By: Jeffrey Williamson

Host Interview

Our Jeff Williamson sat down with Holly DeArmond, the Associate Director of University Marketing, to talk about the upcoming Maryland Day events.  Find out why the Red/White game won’t be played on Maryland Day, how the day is funded, and much more.

 

Maryland Day will be April 28th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine.

That’s our show for you this week. Listen next week to find out a few places on campus students may be overlooking, and do college students drink as much as some may think? All that and more, next week on Terp Weekly Edition!

Terp Weekly Edition April 15, 2012

April 14, 2012 · Filed Under Shows · Comment 

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Episode 6

Trayvon Martin

By: Amber Glenn

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A candlelight vigil was held Monday April 2 in front of Mckeldin Library in honor of Trayvon Martin’s death. A couple dozen students stood in silence and reflected on what the teen’s killing means for justice in America.

Candlelight vigil

A candlelight vigil at McKeldin Library for Trayvon Martin.

M-Urgency App

By: Kathy Johnson

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A new smart phone app is in the works at the University of Maryland to keep students safe and prevent crime in a whole different way. Kathy Johnson talked to University police to find out how the new safety app works.

M-Urgency App

Co-op Crisis

By: Karin Zeitvogel

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The popular Maryland eatery  is in a financial pickle that DaSean Preacher and his colleagues blame on previous  Co-op management teams. The current staff have introduced sweeping measures to try to keep the Co-op alive.

DaSean Preacher works on the register at the Co-op in the basement of Stamp.

Beagle App

By: Rachel Manu

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The Beagle app for smart phones allows users to post errands for others to run for a small monetary profit.

Beagle App

Diamond Girls

By: Anna Hunter

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The University of Maryland baseball team has a brand new addition. For the first time ever the team has welcomed a group of seventeen cheerleaders known as Diamond Girls to the Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium.

Diamond Girls Alex Katzoff and Bri Becker outside of the Bob Smith Stadium at the University of Maryland.

That’s all for this week. Tune in next week to find out about the program the Department of Natural Resources brought back to fight snakeheads and Maryland’s Terp Service Weekend.

 

Terp Weekly Edition April 8, 2012

April 6, 2012 · Filed Under Shows · Comment 

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Campus Mystery Construction

by Jeff Williamson

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A few weeks ago, this part of campus was a grassy field full of trees. Then, the bulldozers and trucks moved in, and the green field became a construction site.

Harming the environment?

by Wynne Anderson

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Is the bag tax that's in effect in Montgomery County and DC as green as many lawmakers say it is?

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Game on for sports journalism school

by Owen Sloan

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The new Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism is a key resource for journalists who want to explore the role of sports in society.

They want how much for gas?!?

by Kathy Foster-Johnson

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Students are flabbergasted as gas prices creep past $4 a gallon, and look for ways to cope.

Art Jamz

by Meg Corzine

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Art Jamz has turned going out in DC into an artform. Literally.

Terp Weekly Edition was produced this week by Lauren Robinson and edited by Annie Hunter. Karin Zeitvogel was the web editor. The survey was produced by Amber Glenn.

 
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