Terp Weekly Edition- March 28, 2013

April 1, 2013 · Filed Under Uncategorized 

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Disability Housing Improving on Campus

Many students at Maryland complain about walking long distances across campus, but for others, it’s hard just to get up the stairs. In the early 2000s, the university had a shortage of housing for students with disabilities, but a decade long effort has brought about dramatic change.

By:  Hye Chung

The University of Maryland is getting closer to its goal of being more accessible to all its students

Credit: Hye Chung

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UMD’S Shuttle-UM drivers Welcome New Buses 

By: Judy Nam

 Credit: Judy Nam

UMD bought 11 new Shuttle-UM buses this spring semester. The upgraded models offer passengers more room and feature clean Diesel engines. All employees welcome the new buses, but some UMD students loathe how and where Shuttle-UM funded the money to buy them.

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UMD Students Salaries After Graduation

University of Maryland graduates earn the second highest starting salaries out of the nation’s stat flagship schools according to CBS’s money watch report. They came in below University of California at Berkley.

By: Megan Gygax

 University of Maryland students enjoy greater opportunities after graduation due to their proximity to the Washington D.C. area.

Credit:  Megan Gygax 

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Broadcast Legend Reflects on his Career

By:  Josh Birch

Johnny Holliday in the Comcast Center.
Credit:  Mike Morgan

Johnny Holliday has been the voice of Maryland football and basketball since 1979. Perhaps his most iconic call came when the Maryland men’s basketball team won the national championship in 2002. In this interview, Holliday reflects on his days at Maryland, as well as how he got into sports in the first place.

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A Tribute to Women of Color

By:  Alexis Davis

Courtesy:  African Students Association

The African Student Association hosted an award ceremony this past Wednesday celebrating women of color who have helped the College Park Community.

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Spring Break On a Budget

By: Tim Morgan

 Credit: Tim Morgan

In the search for the perfect spring break some Maryland Students went a few extra miles to save a few dollars on break.

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Spring Has Sprung

By:  Jeffrey Copeland

Credit:  Ana Lagunez

Students studying on the Bald Spot, Carleton’s green space at the heart of campus.

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UMD Students Share April Fools’ Day Ideas

By:  Melissa Lagarde

Credit: AthTekflickr

With April Fools Day just around the corner, students share their favorite pranks.

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