UMBC students need a break
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UMBC students need a break

Thanksgiving break isn’t enough to decompress By Holly Vogtman Staff Writer hollyv1@umbc.edu Some schools are adding a Fall break or are lengthening Thanksgiving break. UMBC only give a…

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PAHB arches intentionally ambiguous, better for it
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PAHB arches intentionally ambiguous, better for it

UMBC shows same dedication to arts and humanities as it does to STEM By Allison Opitz Contributing Writer opitz1@umbc.edu  Though many were initially taken aback by the construction…

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Group work makes the group hurt
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Group work makes the group hurt

Team-based learning only works in an ideal world By Aviva Zapinsky Contributing Writer avivaz1@umbc.edu According to many professors, team-based learning is more effective than lecturing. But this is…

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Mandated academic advising: a tedious formality
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Mandated academic advising: a tedious formality

Why this misguided practice needs to go By Gideon Shrier Contributing Writer gshrier1@umbc.edu UMBC has required academic advising for years – but does the policy make sense? In…

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Both Brown and Hogan need Democrats

Staff Editorial Compiled by the Retriever Weekly Staff In just two weeks Maryland voters will hit the polls to elect a new Governor. Voters will choose between Anthony…

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UMBC should pull the trigger

Trigger warnings encumber deep discussion By Sara Khan Contributing Writer khan17@umbc.edu  A movement to have “trigger warnings” has been spreading rampant among colleges and universities. Should UMBC classes…

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