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Posts published by “The Retriever Editorial Board”

Staff Editorial: Release the pandemic plan

COVID-19, the disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus, has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind, with summer study abroad programs being cancelled…

Staff Editorial: Campus journalism is being left behind

The Retriever starts off each semester by recruiting students to fill writing and reporting positions. For fairness and transparency, our structure is currently such that…

Staff Editorial: Can we talk?

Journalism’s main purpose is to inform the public of what is going on in their government and within their communities. Often, this can cause people…

Staff Ed: UMBC should stop selling plastic water bottles

In the past few years, environmental activists have called attention to the detrimental effects of plastic straws. This widespread campaign has boasted some big successes,…

Staff Ed: At UMBC, it’s a privilege to pee

While “inquiring minds” may be a top priority at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, functioning infrastructure apparently is not. On Monday, Sept. 16 water…

Staff Editorial: Dear new UMBC students

Dear new UMBC students: You’ve made it through your first two weeks. Now that the excitement is waning and you’re probably having to deal with…