International student enrollment in United States drops, UMD does not follow trend

College enrollment of international students in the United States is decreasing for the first time in over 10 years. It dropped over six percent from 2016 to 2017 and many blame Trump administration policies for the drop in enrollment. But others say the drop in international enrollment has much more to do with growing competition from colleges around the world along with the increasing cost of attending college.

Final day of General Assembly filled with sorrow as the legislature wraps up

Final day of General Assembly filled with sorrow as the legislature wraps up.

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents with annual charity basketball game.

Continuing the fight for pay equality on Equal Pay Day

On Equal Pay Day, legislators and advocates came together on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Paycheck Fairness Act that was passed last week in the House. The bill aims to close any existing wage loopholes.

Springtime “blooming” underway in the nation’s capital

As Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees near their peak, visitors from around the region and the world are taking time to view of one of the area’s most popular spring attractions. The cherry blossom trees were a gift to the United States from Japan in 1912.

Washington County senior hand crochets thousands of caps for newborns

80 year old Doris Bender retired in 2001 and has since found her niche. She crochets hats for newborns at Meritus Medical center and has made over two thousand in three years.

Hopeful fans turn out for the start of the Nationals season

Opening Day brought fans from all over to Nationals Park. Some came for the classic ballpark snacks and others for the impressive pitching matchup.

Oldest Living African American B&O employee recalls life on the railroad

She’s 99 years old…soon to be 100. But Maggie Hudson’s memories remain of being among an important first for the B&O Railroad.

Local non-profit making a difference for many Maryland classrooms

For many families in Maryland and across the country, making the decision between buying school supplies and purchasing food is a tough one. One local non-profit is trying to make that decision a little easier one pencil at a time.

Dining on free pancakes for a good cause

A College Park restaurant joined with others across the country in celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday by giving customers who dine in a free stack of buttermilk short stacks. Customers are then asked to consider making a donation to charities helping children battling serious illnesses.