University of Maryland College Park

May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Churchill Grad Dubick’s OT Goal Lifts Maryland Lacrosse in Dramatic Fashion

The Maryland Terrapins are not used to being unseeded in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament yet that’s exactly the position they found themselves in heading into Sunday’s first round match-up with longtime rival and sixth seeded Towson. The game, played at Johnny Unitas Stadium, was a back and forth affair. The Terps trailed 13-12 late in […]

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May 1, 2019 | Sam Merrill

UMD Chemical Fire Sends 17 to the Hospital

A fire in the University of Maryland Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building this morning hospitalized 17 people. A campus alert sent by University of Maryland Police said, “Individuals were conducting a lab experiment and a chemical reaction caught on fire.” Prince George’s County Fire Department spokesperson, Michael Yourishin, told The Diamondback that the people taken […]

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March 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Senator Susan C. Lee

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Senator Susan Lee is the Deputy Majority Whip on Maryland’s State Senate, the first Asian American elected to the State […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Richard Montgomery Rockets Grounded in Maryland 4A Semifinals

The Richard Montgomery boys’ team had only one loss all season heading into the Maryland state 4A semifinals against Broadneck. The Bruins from Annapolis used their size advantage for a convincing 72-57 win over the Rockets (24-2) at Xfinity Center, the home court of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Che Colbert and Logan Vican led […]

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March 1, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will Deliver University of Maryland’s Spring Commencement Address

University of Maryland’s president, Wallace D. Loh, announced Thursday that Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver UMD’s commencement speech on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Xfinity Center in College Park. “He is a champion of education,” said president Loh in a statement. “He has a compelling story to share with the thousands of graduates, and […]

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August 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Regents Take Over McNair Investigation

University of Maryland’s investigation into the death of football player Jordan McNair has been taken over by the university’s Board of Regents, according to a statement from the regents issued Friday afternoon. The board also is taking over a commission investigating the culture of the Terps’ football program, which has been led by coach D.J. […]

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January 18, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

No. 8 Maryland Women Terps Win in College Park (PHOTOS)

Kristen Confroy and Paint Branch alumni Brene Moseley teamed up for 41 of the Terps 80 points for a conference win over the Northwestern women’s basketball team. Moseley, the former All-Met point guard, entered the game coming off the bench and proceeded to lead the Lady Terps to a 44-30 half time lead by scoring […]

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January 18, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Residents Get “Inside the Numbers” Analysis of Political Polling

As the calendar turns to 2016, Marylanders are focusing on a year that promises to be filled with politics. The presidential campaign and the race for a U.S. Senate seat are dominating news headlines and kitchen table conversations. To that end, the resident-led Riderwood Democratic Club hosted Michael Hanmer, Associate Professor with the University of […]

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August 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Hispanic Gala Announced Final 2015 Scholars

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and the Hispanic Gala Steering Committee have announced 60 students to receive a one-time $2,000 scholarship at the annual Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala (MCEHG) scheduled for Sept. 10 at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. “This year the scholarship opportunity opened to all qualifying students from our diverse communities throughout […]

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April 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

Transit Advocates, Business Community Push For Purple Line (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery and Prince George’s County business community and officials from both counties met in Silver Spring on April 20 to launch a final 30 day “Purple Countdown Action Plan.” Alexander Metcalf, CEO and president of TEMS, Inc., presented a summary of his findings on the economic impact of the Purple Line. According to Metcalf’s conclusion, the […]

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