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Maryland Alum Discusses “Justice or Else”

By Colin Byrd This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Million March and on October 10 — 10/10/15 — Hon. Min. Louis Farrakhan, the head of the Nation of Islam, plans to commemorate that day with a march that focuses on some of the issues that have become prominent when it comes to blacks in America. The March will be … Continue reading

Angela Davis gives students on activism in recent history

By Breana Bacon Movements like #BlackLivesMatter, have inspired people, namely young people around the country to become involved with combating social and systematic injustices such as racism and police brutality. The organization of these young people have thrust several people like Deray McKesson and Johnetta Elzie onto the front lines as leaders of the revolution … Continue reading

Is Selling Beer at the University of Maryland’s Venues a Good Move?

By Guillaume Pierre-Louis This fall, the University of Maryland began a one-year trial run selling beer at football and basketball games. The ending of its prohibition of alcoholic beverages at sporting events, brought joy of some and raised concern among others. The foremost concern among those who think the trial is a bad idea is … Continue reading

Horoscopes for October

By Aaryn Turner   Aquarius (January 20-February 18) October will bring Aquarius a lot of amazing events which, however, can be interpreted in different ways at the same time. Due to the rather unusual interstellar combinations during this period, it would be foolish to rely on simple solutions, which is why Aquarius will have to … Continue reading

Bringing Black Activism to UMD

By Dayna Gillespie Freddie Gray, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice– the deaths of young black men and women at the hands of police are causing black student activists all over the country to take action. The movement to change the relationship between police and minorities has been underway for decades, but the recent shooting … Continue reading

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Rihanna x Travis: Publicity? or Real Love?

By Lexi Russell If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past month or so, you would know that Princess Rih and Travis Scott are the new ‘it’ couple. Rumors began after Rihanna posted a photo of herself holding Travis’ brand new album entitled, Rodeo. It’s funny how they started making their undercover love affair public just as … Continue reading

Are Award Shows Really Serving Their Purpose?

By Taylor Johnson Every year people from all over gather around their televisions and prepare for live tweeting sessions as their favorite award shows air. From the Academy Awards to the MTV VMAs, it can be said that watching some of your favorite celebrities get recognized for their accomplishments can be a favorite past time. … Continue reading