The great leap forward

Regardless of all the issues and controversies UMBC has faced this semester, there are many things for students to be objectively optimistic about. Studies and other pieces of…

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Professor’s new book highlights immigration policy and gender
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Professor’s new book highlights immigration policy and gender

Dr. Amy Bhatt, associate professor of gender and women’s studies, recently authored the book “High Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration.” The book discusses the…

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Trump’s administration brings changes to Title IX protections
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Trump’s administration brings changes to Title IX protections

Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed by president Richard Nixon in 1972 which states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of…

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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change
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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change

In early September, UMBC was faced with a lawsuit alleging that the campus and county police, along with higher-authority officials, mishandled sexual assault allegations. Almost immediately after the…

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Student Advisory Committee to work for sexual violence prevention
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Student Advisory Committee to work for sexual violence prevention

The Student Advisory Committee for Sexual Misconduct is UMBC’s newest, student-led group focused on sexual harassment prevention. They work with campus leadership and officials to implement policies and…

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Faculty Senate to vote on proposal to remove Physical Education graduation requirement
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Faculty Senate to vote on proposal to remove Physical Education graduation requirement

Next month, the Faculty Senate’s vote will determine whether or not to eliminate the Physical Education requirement for graduation. The current General Education Program requirement calls for undergraduate…

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