Historic class size and March Madness victory not linked
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Historic class size and March Madness victory not linked

“U Must Be Cinderella.” “All Bark and All Bite!” “Bracket Busters.” “UMBC Makes History.” Each of these slogans can frequently be seen on apparel worn by students around…

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Coffee and Conversation cultivates civil communication
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Coffee and Conversation cultivates civil communication

After the 2016 presidential election, the divide between America’s two major parties deepened to an extreme degree, and it seemed to some UMBC students that there was nowhere…

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Classes and work and clubs, oh my!
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Classes and work and clubs, oh my!

Students begin their first week at college reviewing the syllabus in each class and returning home with little to do. By the time the second week starts, projects,…

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First-gen students face persisting challenges
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First-gen students face persisting challenges

“From the whole process beginning to end it was just me making all of the decisions,” said English major and Spanish minor Ashley Ruano-Hurtarte as she spoke about…

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Welcome Week: in translation
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Welcome Week: in translation

As new and old students returned to UMBC at the end of a humid August, the campus buzzed with eager students. Many partook in Welcome Week activities, which…

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That’s the ticket: Parking Services unveils new virtual permits
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That’s the ticket: Parking Services unveils new virtual permits

Virtual permits have officially replaced the familiar parking tags that UMBC students and faculty have been using for years. The new system, which Parking Services rolled out in…

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