Montgomery county business managers conflicted as the mask mandate lift is extended

Rockville, MD – Montgomery county extended the lift of its indoor mask mandate but the decision might be temporary. The uncertainty has caused some confusion and concern, especially among people who have businesses to run. The mandate might be reinstated…

University of Maryland’s therapy dog ready for finals week stress

College Park, MD – It’s heading towards finals week and student stress levels are increasing. University of Maryland Police Department’s Therapy Dog, Teddy, joined the team for times like this.

Never mind the honeybee: Maryland researchers want more buzz over saving native bee species

Misguided information on which bee species to save has created a media frenzy over protecting the honeybee despite research pointing to steady honeybee populations, experts say.

The University of Maryland announces its plans to reopen campus for the Fall 2021 semester

College Park, Md.- On Wednesday, the University of Maryland announced it plans to reopen campus in the Fall, with an idea of when certain restrictions will be lifted in coordination with Prince George’s County. Their timeline also shows vaccines will…

Dr. Darryl J. Pines makes history as the University of Maryland’s first Black president

College Park, MD- The University of Maryland celebrates the inauguration of Darryl J. Pines as its 34th president with a formal investiture ceremony.

The University of Maryland has received 5400 vaccine doses to be administered on campus

College Park, MD – After announcing that campus would reopen in the fall, the University of Maryland has received 3000 vaccine doses, in addition to an original 2400, for the campus community. The University Health Center Director says he believes…

Catholic Terps helps students celebrate throughout Holy Week

College Park, MD- As many students will be staying in College Park this Easter due to Covid-19, Catholic Terps is holding socially distanced in-person events throughout the week, so that students can still celebrate away from home.

University of Maryland students hold candlelight vigil to call attention to anti-Asian hate crimes

College Park, MD– When three Asian-American students at the University of Maryland heard of the Atlanta shootings, they organized a vigil. UMD President Darryll Pines attended. Organizers called on him to do more for AAPI students.

Student Organization fights to provide free feminine hygiene products on campus

College Park, MD – Get Ovary It is a student-powered organization at the University of Maryland that works to provide free feminine products to students in bathrooms across campus. After the group’s funding from the university was pulled, the Student…

Capital News Service, CNS-TV, Nov. 5, 2020

Capital News Service, CNS-TV, Nov. 5, 2020