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UMD Dining -- No return on investment

By James Marrow

University of Maryland students returned from summer vacation this year to the campus’s new dining plan. The plan is an all-you-can-eat, Anytime Dining system that is similar to most universities in the Big Ten. 464 more words

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Black Political Science Association resurfaces with major changes

By Simret Aklilu

UMD’s Black Political Science Association (BPSA), formerly known as the Black Political Student Association, is making a comeback in the 2016-2017 school year after a short-lived hiatus, said junior Government and Politics major and current president of the BPSA, Breonna Massey. 555 more words

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Taking a Knee for Justice: Sports, Protest and Politics

By Alexis Ojeda-Brown

The year is 1968, at the Mexico City Olympics and runners John Carlos and Tommie Smith both win bronze and gold medals for the United States, respectively, in the 200m race. 995 more words

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It's Not "Just Hair."

By Alexis Ojeda-Brown

This whole movement for natural hair may seem a little extreme to some, especially to those who aren’t Black women. Hair is just hair, right? 713 more words

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Marriage and Weddings in Japan

Early this year I attended a farewell party for one of my JTE’s. It was just an ordinary party; give a toast, eat food, and drink copious amounts of alcohol. 384 more words

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Let's hear it! Tell property owners who we are

Exciting news, Beaches residents!  So many of you had a response to the idea of transforming the Neptune Beach Plaza property.  Striking a chord with residents, the… 256 more words

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Get Fit Mauldin

We all have excuses for why we aren’t making our daily workout a priority and why we aren’t making healthier lifestyle choices. We place our blame on boredom with the same exercise machines, those same daily workout classes, not enough time to get to the gym, or financial reasons that the cost of gym memberships are just too high. 346 more words

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