UMBC ranks among the best
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UMBC ranks among the best

The U.S. News and World Report university rankings have been announced for this year and UMBC has once again found itself near the top of the list in…

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Violations and vodka

PC Patrick Alejandro

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Violations and vodka

All the MTV shows were right about one thing: alcohol plays some sort of role in the college experience. During a four year stay at college, it’s more…

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Tech’s cynics censor snaps

PC Patrick Alejandro

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Tech’s cynics censor snaps

With wetheretrievers’s recent return from its unexpected hiatus, The Retriever newsroom has been abuzz with discussions of Snapchat and, by extension, students’ expectations of privacy with the app…

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Getting the facts right
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Getting the facts right

This past September, Congressional Republicans obsessed over defunding Planned Parenthood, a reproductive health program that came under controversy after videos surfaced of conversations on fetal tissue donation. Many have…

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No textbook? No problem

PC Edward Glover

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No textbook? No problem

With textbook prices rising at almost three times the rate of inflation from 2002 to 2013, buying them every semester costs students a fortune. Luckily, some professors have…

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UMBC: a disability friendly campus?

PC Zach Garmoe

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UMBC: a disability friendly campus?

At UMBC, stairs and uphill walks make getting to an early morning class seem like the end of Moses’ journey to the promised land. It is commonplace to…

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