The Undefeated staff: Let athletes be political, because they’re people, too

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The rise of the 24-hour, instant news cycle has given sports figures, like other celebrities, unprecedented power to comment on current events. Now more than ever, people are looking to athletes to weigh in on the…

Is another black president in America’s future?

WASHINGTON – In 2009, Barack Obama made history as the first black president of the United States. Now, some are wondering if there might be another black president in America’s near future. Since former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s loss…

New UMD poll has Clinton leading, but country wants change

COLLEGE PARK – In the first University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll Clinton led Trump by nine nationally. Other findings of the poll came in the fact that the country WANTS change, but is unsure whether or not the change Trump would bring would be positive.

Students React to Presidential Election

College Park, Md. — Dissent over the election of republican Donald Trump hit the campus of the University of Maryland where hundreds turned out to express their concern about what might lie ahead under a Trump administration.

Urban Maryland voters hand state to Clinton

BALTIMORE – As Hillary Clinton on Tuesday struggled to keep a path to the Oval Office through other states, voters in Maryland’s urban areas handed the state’s 10 electoral votes to a Democratic candidate for the seventh straight presidential election.…

American students abroad couldn’t escape U.S. election

LONDON — Not even the Atlantic Ocean could separate American students studying abroad in London from the 2016 presidential election. In a country with a history of sharing intelligence and having a “special relationship” with the United States, the historic…

Presidential election underscores Maryland’s wealth divide

By ZACHARY MELVIN and HANNAH LANG Capital News Service POTOMAC, Maryland — Upon arriving in Stevensville after crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, drivers will notice something peculiar. It will take some time to set in, but as they continue east…

University of Maryland students gather to watch final presidential debate

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Third presidential debate leaves young voters at the University of Maryland unenthused about the upcoming general election.

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