Jason Ruiter
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Jason Ruiter is a master’s student at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism at College Park. He has interned at The Daily Record, American Journalism Review and the Prince George’s Sentinel. He graduated from Wesley College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in political science. Follow him on Twitter . View his website .

October 11, 2013
Maryland Dreamers Awake to In-State Tuition, Yearn for More

The Maryland Dream Act is saving some undocumented immigrants thousands in tuition, but dreamers in the state still face struggles with their documentation status and job prospects.

October 1, 2013
Maryland’s Democratic Members of Congress Denounce Republicans Over Shutdown

In a political game of chicken, congressional Republicans sought this week to pass a spending bill that also defunded the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

October 31, 2013
Maryland’s Higher Education Institutions are Pioneering New Course Designs, Chancellor Tells Senate

The chancellor of Maryland’s University System told a Senate committee that institutions of higher education can reduce costs and become more effective by using massive online courses and blended-learning classes.

December 13, 2013
Mormon Population Increases in Maryland Thanks to Missionary System and Recruiting

Maryland’s Mormon population is growing thanks to a sophisticated missionary program, a patient recruiting approach and optimistic members who are part of an immense community.

Mormons and Their History

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has more than 10,000 missionaries in 179 countries engaged in humanitarian work.