Terp Weekly Edition – October 28, 2012

October 26, 2012 · Filed Under Uncategorized · Comment 

 

Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we look into school yearbooks, RG3′s success, and more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Gambling in Maryland

By: Matt Meiselman

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The gambling industry is often frowned upon by the majority of society. But voters in Maryland will have a chance to legalize its expansion in the upcoming election. Matt Meiselman has the story.

Gambling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Washington Redskins endorsed Question 7.

Are yearbooks a thing of the past?

By: Liz Ugolini

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The University of Maryland yearbook, “The Terrapin,” is a 320 page collection of photos and memories of the senior class. But how interested really are students in buying one? Liz Ugolini investigates.

Yearbooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2012 (top) and 2011 (bottom) University of Maryland yearbooks.

 

RG3 energizes fans

By: Tim Horsey

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A new sensation at quarterback has Redskins fans believing that the team can get back to their winning tradition. Tim Horsey has the story.

RG3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Griffin III (above) has taken the sports world by storm.

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

By: Eric Garment

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been a cult classic and a Halloween tradition since 1975. Eric Garment tells us more about some locals keeping the tradition alive today.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mason Catharini performs as Dr. Frank-N-Furter during the UMBC shadowcast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Marquis Goodwin

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With Halloween right around the corner College Park has a sort of spooky aura lurking. Reporter Marquis Goodwin went out and questioned Terps on what really scares them.

Fears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students prepare for Halloween with just as scary jack-o-lanterns.

 

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Terp Weekly Edition – October 21, 2012

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Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we look into campaigning on campus, homecoming entertainment, and more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Halfhearted Homecoming?

By: Marquis Goodwin

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While homecoming is a major event at many universities, it’s not always a big deal at Maryland. Marquis Goodwin looked into why students weren’t excited for the festivities.

Stamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Maryland students fill the Hoff Theater in the Stamp Student Union for one of few free homecoming events; this one was hosted by the Nyumburu Cultural Center.

D.C. proximity doesn’t mean political feelings

By: Mary Wolmer

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With the presidential election just a couple of weeks away, Mary Wolmer looked into why some Terps don’t get a political vibe on campus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nyumburu Amphitheater is home to political rallies, musical performances, and more at the University of Maryland.

 

Terps Ice Hockey

By: Tim Horsey

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NHL fans at UMD bemoaning the lack of hockey in their lives have another option available to them. Tim Horsey has the story.

TerpHockey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Terps awaiting a faceoff.

 

Zumba

By: Liz Ugolini

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Zumba has become a workout trend in the last few years, and it continues to be all the rage in College Park. Liz Ugolini goes inside a new annual Zumba class that looks to pack as many people in as possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The massive Zumba class in action at the Cole Student Activities Center.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Matt Meiselman

Dining
Our Matt Meiselman talked to University of Maryland students about their dining options on campus and what their feelings were on the food made available to them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The South Campus Dining Hall is one of three dining halls at Maryland, along with The Diner on North Campus and 251 North in the Denton Community.

 

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Terp Weekly Edition – October 14, 2012

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Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we look into the debates, discuss Maryland Madness, and much more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Do Debates Matter?

By: Mary Wolmer

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Do debates really matter? Mary Wolmer explores students take on last weeks war of words.

Stamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many Terps watched the debate at a viewing party in the stamp student union.
 
 

Bed Bugs take Commons by Storm

By: Matt Meiselman

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Bed bugs are beginning to infest the South Campus Commons, forcing some students to move out of their apartments. Matt Meiselman has the details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some students in Commons 7 are being forced to move out because of bed bug infestation.

 

Route 1 Renovation

By: Eric Garment

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There is a lot of new renovation and construction going on on Route 1 to make the road more appealing. However, the construction is forcing tough living conditions upon those who live near it. Eric Garment has the story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of the new hotels being built on Route 1.

 

Is there still Madness at Midnight?

By: Marquis Goodwin

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With Maryland top two targeted recruits opting for the University of Kentucky instead of College Park the hype has died down for this year’s Maryland Madness. Reporter Marquis Goodwin looks for other reasons to make the trip to the Comcast Center Friday night for the annual event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is what the Comcast Center looked like for the last home game for the men’s basketball team last year. The team can only hope for similar attendance at a lackluster debut of the team this Friday at Maryland Madness.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Liz Ugolini

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With the presidential election only a few weeks away, Liz Ugolini went out on the streets of College Park to see how invested students really are in the election.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signs like the one above are posted all around campus encouraging students to vote.

 

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Terp Weekly Edition – October 7, 2012

October 6, 2012 · Filed Under Uncategorized · Comment 

 

Your favorite student-run news magazine has returned! Terp Weekly Edition is excited to be back for the 2012 fall semester. This semester we have an all new segment called “Hear the Turtle,” where we hit the streets to see what’s on the minds of students around campus. Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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UMD Sees Record Hospitalizations in September

By: Marquis Goodwin

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After a reported 28 alcohol poisonings in the first two weeks of the semester reporter, Marquis Goodwin, seeks and may have found the reason behind the issue. Listen for the alarming details.

Alcohol Poisoning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The University of Maryland is implementing practical intervention to combat the alarming amount of alcohol poisonings this early in the semester.
 
 

Farmers Market Comes to Campus

By: Mary Wolmer

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Every Wednesday the Wellness Coalition and the Office of Sustainability host the Farmers Market at Maryland from 11 to 4. Mary Wolmer explores the farmers market trend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Farmers Market at The University of Maryland.

 

Construction on Campus

By: Matt Meiselman

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Recent budget problems at the University of Maryland has not stopped over 200 million dollars worth of renovation and construction on campus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction by Van Munching hall on the University of Maryland Campus.

 

Orioles Back on the Radar

By: Eric Garment

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With the Baltimore Orioles in the playoffs for the first time in fifteen years, student fans at the University of Maryland have reasons to feel good about the club again. Eric Garment spoke to a few students about their feelings and expectations heading into postseason baseball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Abby Bjork shows off her Orioles pride.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Tim Horsey

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The iPhone 5 has sparked a new wave of Apple mania across the country. Terp Weekly Edition wanted to know: Are students buying into the hype?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most students on campus are not willing to upgrade to the iPhone 5 from the 4S (pictured above).

 

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