Effective early evaluation

Sophomore English major Tiera Day tries to study for her upcoming week at the Retriever Learning Center on Sunday night.

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Effective early evaluation

One of UMBC’s standard policies is the teacher evaluations, less affectionately known as the “blue sheets.” These are used as an indication of success of a certain teacher…

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Mo’ troops mo’ problems
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Mo’ troops mo’ problems

Last week, President Obama announced that he would be sending “less than 50 troops” to train moderate Syrian forces. The White House has stated that these troops would…

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Super seniors in superb debt: housing and its unsustainable cost
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Super seniors in superb debt: housing and its unsustainable cost

UMBC’s four-year graduation rate sits at 34 percent, where the national rate sits at 59 percent. Possibly because of our heavy focus on the sciences and research, the majority…

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Finally free
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Finally free

Overcrowding and harsh sentences in the federal prison system have dramatically escalated in the past few years. While one third of the Justice Department’s budget is allocated to…

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Smoke-free campus, logic-free reasoning

PC Patrick Alejandro

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Smoke-free campus, logic-free reasoning

Should smoking be banned in public? The movement to decrease smoking nation wide is in full effect. From restaurants to college campuses, the smoke-free sign is visible and…

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Hiatus for Halloween
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Hiatus for Halloween

For the longest time after America was founded, it was a primarily Protestant country. This is not the case anymore. America has become a melting pot of many…

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