Terp Weekly Edition April 15, 2012

April 14, 2012 · Filed Under Shows 

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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.

 

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