UMBC’s American Sign Language Club wants to be heard
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UMBC’s American Sign Language Club wants to be heard

Often, when people want to learn a new language, they start with Spanish or French. But Sign of Life, UMBC’s American Sign Language Club, would love to add…

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Mitchell “Misha” Betenbaugh makes badminton challenges his social racket
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Mitchell “Misha” Betenbaugh makes badminton challenges his social racket

“Badminton gets a bad rep for being a childish sport,” laments Perry Hall High School graduate Kevin Vieira. “I like to show people there’s more to badminton than…

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Senior’s capstone project focuses on understanding human trafficking through dance

Alexia Petasis’s “Becoming Survivor” will debut on March 1. Poster designed by Amelia Meman.

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Senior’s capstone project focuses on understanding human trafficking through dance

When one thinks about raising awareness for sex trafficking victims, symposiums or academic papers usually come to mind. However, senior interdisciplinary studies major Alexia Petasis wants to address…

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On the hunt: searching for jobs in an increasingly competitive market
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On the hunt: searching for jobs in an increasingly competitive market

As reported by the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 86 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds with bachelor’s degrees (or higher) were employed in 2017. While this was…

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Advocating for medical marijuana in Baltimore (and at UMBC)

Lauren Hall and others speak at a panel about medical marijuana, race and the criminal justice system at the Creative Labs, located in Baltimore. Photo courtesy of Emily Eaglin Filmmaker.

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Advocating for medical marijuana in Baltimore (and at UMBC)

Medical marijuana has been a hot-button issue in the United States for decades, particularly since it was first legalized in California in 1996 (California Legislative Information). Since then,…

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Senior uses video production skills to promote Campus Life

Just outside Hilltop Circle, a small building is nestled in between several parking lots. This building — the UMBC Alumni House — is home to the Office of…

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