UMBC humanities gaining STE’A’M

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UMBC humanities gaining STE’A’M

It is well known that UMBC is a school that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math. In fact, under the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s classification…

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Hogan trying to save Maryland
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Hogan trying to save Maryland

On July 30, Governor Larry Hogan spontaneously announced the closing of the Baltimore City Male Detention Center, the only local jail in the nation that is run by…

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Halt and catch coding

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Halt and catch coding

General education courses at UMBC are a necessary evil. Every undergraduate student has to endure these before graduation, but while students are forced to take them, the classes…

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More debates for Democrats
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More debates for Democrats

Last month the Democratic National Committee announced the locations and times of the sanctioned Democratic Primary Debates. However, in an unprecedented move, the DNC will only allow six…

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How the Red Line could have positively affected Baltimore
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How the Red Line could have positively affected Baltimore

In a controversial maneuver, Governor Larry Hogan shot down the Red Line Light Rail project this past June. He called the almost $3 billion project a “wasteful boondoggle.” He…

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Disappearing financial aid

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Disappearing financial aid

As the semester begins, many students are thinking of how to pay for their education. Especially this academic year, as tuition for Fall 2015 at UMBC has been…

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