Terp Weekly Edition April 29, 2012

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Binge Drinking on Campus

By: Meaghan Corzine

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Out for a night on the town?  Well there’s more to worry about than waking up with that killer hangover the next day.

Binge Drinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some students just can’t resist a tall glass of cold brew.

 

Autism Awarenes

By: Annie Hunter

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When Karen Kaye-Beall had trouble finding help answering questions about her future as the mother of two autistic children, she didn’t give up.  Rather, she started an organization that’s benefited her as well as countless others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Kaye-Beall in her home office with her adopted daughter Amelia, left, and her biological son Tyler, right. Both Amelia and Tyler were diagnosed with autism at a young age.

 

Humans Vs. Zombies

By: Brittany Waters

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Lions and tigers and zombies… O My! Brittany Waters talks with Dan Michaels, the President of University of Maryland Nerf Activity Society, Sarah Daygin, a zombie, and A. J. Francis, a human, to get the scoop on one of UMD’s craziest activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Humans and Zombies come together at Hornbake plaza to gear up for the night’s scenario.

 

Campus Learning Spaces

By: Lauren Robinson

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The University of Maryland has been working to improve study areas on campus.  Knight Hall and the Terrapin Commons in McKeldin Library are two places where students study and embrace these new benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Connie Kinkead studies on the second floor of McKeldin Library in between classes.

 

Bowling Coach

By: Wynne Anderson

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On Thursday nights, the University of Maryland’s Club Bowling Team practices in TerpZone; but this isn’t just some rag tag team… they have their own coach, Tom McKee.  McKee however; doesn’t only coach his team, he’s willing to help anyone who wants to learn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Maryland’s Club Bowling Team Coach Tom McKee winds up and takes a shot at the TerpZone bowling alley.

 

That’s all for this week. We’re taking next week off to prepare for our biggest show of the year, ranging from topics like the Olympics to a new local Hookah Bar.  

Terp Weekly Edition April 15, 2012

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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.

 

Terp Weekly Edition April 8, 2012

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Campus Mystery Construction

by Jeff Williamson

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A few weeks ago, this part of campus was a grassy field full of trees. Then, the bulldozers and trucks moved in, and the green field became a construction site.

Harming the environment?

by Wynne Anderson

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Is the bag tax that's in effect in Montgomery County and DC as green as many lawmakers say it is?

Take the TWE survey!

This week, it’s all about taxes…

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Game on for sports journalism school

by Owen Sloan

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The new Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism is a key resource for journalists who want to explore the role of sports in society.

They want how much for gas?!?

by Kathy Foster-Johnson

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Students are flabbergasted as gas prices creep past $4 a gallon, and look for ways to cope.

Art Jamz

by Meg Corzine

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Art Jamz has turned going out in DC into an artform. Literally.

Terp Weekly Edition was produced this week by Lauren Robinson and edited by Annie Hunter. Karin Zeitvogel was the web editor. The survey was produced by Amber Glenn.

Terp Weekly Edition March 4, 2012

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Tuition Hikes

Wynne Anderson:

In an effort to stop tuition hikes the SGA went to speak with legislators in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 27th, along with any other Maryland students who wanted to go.

Participants in Terrapin Pride Day pose on the stairs of the Maryland Senate building Monday night after lobbying to state Senators and Delegates for affordable college tuition.

 

Maryland students walk in to the Maryland House of Delegates on Monday evening for Terrapin Pride Day, where students come and speak face to face with state legislators about current university issues.

 

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh and Assistant to the President Ross A. Stern talk to SGA President Kaiyi Xie and SGA Director of Communications Zach Cohen before the students left to speak to state legislators. The president and his assistant came to Annapolis with the students as a part of Terrapin Pride Day.

 

Maryland Delegate William Frank of District 42 speaks with University of Maryland students in his office during Terrapin Pride Day. This year, the SGA lobbied specifically for affordable college tuition.

 

Maryland students participating in Terrapin Pride Day wait for a chance to watch a Maryland Senate hearing on Monday night. They traveled to Annapolis in order to lobby for affordable college tuition as a part of the annual Terrapin Pride Day.

 

Lent

Brittany Waters:

Church minister at the Catholic Student Center Lisa Green explains the meaning behind Lent and why it’s celebrated. Students around campus share what they are giving up for these 40 days and what they expect to change when Easter comes.


Catholic Student Center at the University of Maryland.

 

Basketball Attendance

Christopher Cook:

Student attendance is down this season for men’s basketball games at Maryland’s Comcast Center. Reporter Christopher Cooke finds out why.

Gate A of the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland.

 

An entrance at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center.

 

A statue of Testudo the Terrapin inside the Comcast Center.

 

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Karin Zeitvogel:

Karin Zeitvogel sat down with the UMD Duelists and found out that those little cards that used to be for kids are now worth big bucks.

UMD Duelists playing the popular kids card game Yu-Gi-Oh!

 

Host Interview

Amber Gleen:

This week’s host Amber Gleen sits down with William Jones, Associate Director of External Relations and Information Technology Services at the University of Maryland Career Center, to discuss the career services provided to UMD students. The University of Maryland hosts career fairs and recruiter workshops to help students make that transition from what’s learned in the classroom to landing their very first job.

The Career Center at the University of Maryland.

 

Senior Sarah Friedman reviews her resume in the waiting room of the career center before her campus interview with AT&T recruiters.

 

Career advice books at University of Maryland's Career Center.

Terp Weekly Edition, March 11th, 2011

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This week on Terp Weekly Edition:

  • With Spring Break just a week away, students are making plans for the
    mid-semester break.  Devin Miller says some students are heeding
    warnings not to travel to Mexico, spurred by the recent onslaught of
    drug-cartel related violence.
  • Meanwhile, Emily Jacobs reports that while some students are planning
    a week of leisure and relaxation, some are preparing for a more
    fulfilling, ‘alternative’ spring break.
  • Is Charlie Sheen a ‘winner’, or a celebrity with a serious case of
    substance abuse? Brian Hoffman gets insights from university health
    experts and students.
  • For the rapidly changing news business, its becoming a multimedia world.  Jason Murphy
    has the first in a series of  reports spotlighting multimedia journalism.  NPR managing editor for digital news Mark Stencel recently
    visited the Merrill College of Journalism as part of a journalism speakers series.
  • Anchor Ken Gartner talks to a student who interns at Fox News Channel
    about, coverage of the Westboro Baptist Church, the recent Supreme Court
    ruling, and recent events at NPR.
  • A stage performer brings her one-woman show to the University of Maryland,
    seeking to raise awareness of eating disorders.  Kristen Foca has more.
  • The Terps women’s  softball team hopes to reprise its successful season
    last year, this time with some new standouts, as we hear from Tyler
    Radecki.

Producer, Jason Murphy.  Editor: Brian Hoffman.  Anchor:  Kenny Gartner.  Technical  Production: Devin Miller, Emily Jacobs. Asst. Producers: Kristen Foca, Tyler Radecki.  Executive Producer/Instructor: Max Cacas.

Questions/comments about this show?  E-mail us at terpweeklyeditionumd@gmail.com .

TWE Week of April 13, 2009

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On this week’s Terp Weekly Edition…students and faculty gather to screen and discuss a controversial x-rated movie….and we look at a new movie featuring “senior week” in Ocean City. Get a FREE download of the music from “The Graduates” by going to this site: www.thegraduatesmovie.com/music.

TWE Week of March 30, 2009

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TWE Week of April 6, 2009

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Students, the University and the state legislature square off in a controversy over the planned airing of a triple-X porno movie. Terp Weekly Edition has the latest.

TWE Week of March 16, 2009

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