Terp Weekly Edition April 22, 2012

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This week’s episode– listen here!

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.


By: Karin Zeitvogel


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when it flew into the D.C. area on Tuesday, but a NASA scientist says people are getting over-emotional about an outdated space vehicle that cost an arm and a leg  to run.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!


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