Terp Weekly Edition – November 18, 2012

November 18, 2012 · Filed Under Uncategorized · Comment 

 

Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we talk about the historical significance of the recently passed marriage equality act, volunteering at shelters on Thanksgiving, and more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Question 6

By: Tim Horsey

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On Election Day, voters in Maryland voted in many new “questions” that focused on issues ranging from gambling to tuition costs. But only one focused on a fundamental human right. Tim Horsey has the story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The LGBT center is quiet now, but during election season, members of the staff were busy campaigning for Question 6

 

Thanksgiving Shelter

By: Liz Ugolini

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TWE’s Liz Ugolini takes a look at how Thanksgiving is prepared at a local women’s shelter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interfaith Works, which runs the Wilkins Ave. Women’s Assessment Center Rockville, MD, organizes volunteers to provide the shelter with meals 365 days a year, including holidays.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Mary Wolmer

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Mary Wolmer went out on the streets of College Park to talk to Terps about their Thanksgiving day traditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students talked about what they typically do to celebrate Thanksgiving.

 

In the Red

By: Marquis Goodwin

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If you ever come to the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland to see a performance you’ll quickly notice those on stage very seldom look like those who fill the seats. But one particular play this semester is bringing in a whole new audience. Reporter Marquis Goodwin went to find out why there’s been such a change.

In the Red

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A packed crowd stays in their seats during the intermission of the play In The Red and Brown Water performed by the school of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Thursday night in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at theUniversity of Maryland.

 

Senior Day

By: Eric Garment

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Maryland football has struggled through injuries in the 2012 season, but Senior Day is a tradition that continues to hold importance both at Maryland and across the country. Eric Garment tells us more about three seniors at UMD and their feelings before the big day.

Senior Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Danny Michaelis is amped up before Maryland football’s Senior Day while wearing a shirt saying “The Franchyze,” a nod to the nickname of defensive lineman A.J. Francis

 

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Terp Weekly Edition – November 11, 2012

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Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we look at Democratic and Republican reactions to President Obama’s re-election, how the wrestling team plans to make its name in the ACC, and more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Democratic Reactions

By: Matt Meiselman

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It was a big day for democrats on Election Day in Maryland, as president Obama was re-elected and several ballot initiatives were passed. Matt Meiselman has the story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obama supporters gathered in front of the White House Tuesday night to celebrate the president’s re-election.

 

Republican Reactions

By: Eric Garment

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How did Republicans on campus feel after the election? Eric Garment talks with some members of the losing side.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This wall on campus was plastered on Election Day with the political stances of the two major candidates as well as the two leading third-party candidates.

 

Terp Weather Tweeter

By: Mary Wolmer

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Most students use twitter to spread their personal thoughts and keep people posted on their lives. Junior geography major Jordan Tessler uses twitter to run a hyper-local weather service.

Terp Weather Tweeter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tessler tweets from the handle @TerpWeather.

 

Maryland Wrestling

By: Marquis Goodwin

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There is a men’s sports program at the University of Maryland that consistently wins the ACC…but it’s probably not the team you’d think. Marquis Goodwin has the story.

Wrestling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On November 6, 2012 the University of Maryland Wrestling team sat down before practice to watch highlights of their wins over West Virginia and Johns Hopkins from the season’s first dual meet.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Tim Horsey

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Tim Horsey went out on the streets of College Park to see what Terps thought about the re-election of President Barack Obama.

Obama Wins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many students approved of the re-election of President Barack Obama, shown here at the University of Maryland in 2011.

 

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Terp Weekly Edition – November 4, 2012

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Terp Weekly Edition is back this week with a new episode! This week, we look into school the Dream Act, Hurricane Sandy, and more! Make sure to check back every Sunday for a new episode!

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Debate on Question 4

By: Mary Wolmer

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Voters this week will be asked to choose whether or not to pass the Dream Act. Mary Wolmer looks at the potential costs and benefits of the act’s passage.

Dream Act

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dream Act rally took place in the Nyumburu Amphitheater on October 25th.

Storm Parties

By: Liz Ugolini

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For people in the College Park area, a hurricane means more than just no class, no work, and no power. It is the ultimate excuse to have a party. Liz Ugolini investigates the idea behind “storm parties.”

Storm Drinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alcohol became a daily staple for people cooped up in their rooms earlier this week due to Hurricane Sandy.

 

Turgeon’s Terps

By: Tim Horsey

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Last season, Mark Turgeon’s basketball team was desperate for talent, and the record showed it. This year, however, the team has restocked, and is ready to make some noise in the ACC. Tim Horsey has the story.

Terps Basketball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Faust (pictured here at Maryland Madness) will be looked upon as a leader and top scoring option for the Terps this year.

 

Run For Your Life!

By: Matthew Meiselman

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Running in a 5k is hard work, but what happens when the participants have to dodge flesh eating zombies while they race to the finish line? Matt Meiselman has the story.

Zombies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year “Run For Your Lives,” a 5K zombie infested obstacle course took place in Darlington, Maryland October 27-28.

 

Hear the Turtle!

By: Eric Garment

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In this week’s segment of Hear the Turtle, we took a closer look at how students geared up for Hurricane Sandy. While some took the time to let loose others to the situation a bit more seriously. Terp Weekly Edition’s Eric Garment took to the streets and asked a few Terps how they prepared.

Hurricane Sandy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The reporter’s cat sleeping in the midst of Hurricane Sandy.

 

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