Maryland

Morgan State University alumnus donates $20 million

Baltimore, MD- Morgan State University recently received a $20 million donation, the largest given by an alumnus. The money will provide scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need. 

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…

Governor Hogan announces three new mass vaccination sites in Maryland

Governor Hogan promised the addition of a new mass vaccination site in the southern, eastern and western regions of Maryland. This comes as the state hit a record high of 35,730 shots per day. The sites will be at Blue Crabs Stadium, the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center and the Hagerstown Premium Outlets.

Maryland Athletics launches Momentum

With a rise in professional athletes using their platforms to speak out for personal causes, many colleges are adapting. The University of Maryland has partnered with Opendorse to create a program for building their student-athletes’ brands.

Baltimore organizations work to get COVID relief money to underserved residents

Mayor Brandon Scott relaunched a $6 million emergency COVID relief program for the city.  The program begins March 1, distributing $400 debit cards to up to 15,000 households with a focus on marginalized communities.

A Maryland House bill is working to help patients with medical debt

Silver Spring, MD – Between 2009 and 2018, Maryland Hospitals have sued patients more than 145,000 times over unpaid medical bills, according to National Nurses United. A bill in the Maryland House aims to put a stop to patients losing their income and housing over unpaid bills that can be under $1,000.

Many Maryland schools set to reopen Monday

Many of Maryland’s most populous districts are set to welcome some students back for in-person instruction Monday, marking the start of varying local plans in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s push to reopen schools by March 1.

COVID on Campus: Student experiences in quarantine

In 2020, COVID-19 spread across the country and impacted all ways of life. College life significantly changed in the United States due to the coronavirus, changing higher education and social life. We talked to students across the U.S. about their experiences in quarantine during their Fall 2020 term. Explore the map in the video to hear their stories.

Court ruling on DACA a relief for Marylanders ‘in limbo’

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that prevents some residents brought to the United States as children from being deported, is being restored to its former, Obama-era policies after a ruling on Dec. 4 that overturned the Trump administration’s attempt to limit and eventually end the program.

Few incidents of voter intimidation and harassment reported

The Maryland Attorney General’s office reported a “relatively small” number of voter intimidation and harassment complaints in this year’s presidential election.