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Athlete of the Week: Krystal Mlemchukwu

By Subir Nigam Staff Writer subnig1@umbc.edu The UMBC Volleyball team had a successful trip to Howard University this past week, defeating the Bisons 3-1. Redshirt…

TRW Fantasy Football Week 4

By Everett Burris Assistant Sports Editor b95@umbc.edu Stories of week four of the Retriever Weekly league include injuries, byes, and only one team left undefeated.…

Nation and World News

Ahmed Eissa Senior Staff Writer aeissa2@umbc.edu United States President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will step down. President Obama…

To Work or Not to Work?

That is the Question By Aviva Zapinsky Contributing Writer avivaz1@umbc.edu For many students working part-time jobs is a question of necessity, but balancing the course-load…

STEM women try to advance in a man’s world

UMBC needs to better support STEM undergraduate females By Tahsin Khan Senior Staff Writer tkhan3@umbc.edu Although UMBC is a STEM powerhouse, they should do more…

Anonymous Social Media

Nimasha Fernando nfernan1@umbc.edu Anonymous social media platforms provide users with a free space for expression, however there is real potential for site to be abused…

Free Microsoft Office for UMBC students

Zachary Canter Contributing Writer canter1@umbc.edu The Microsoft Office suite is a tool that is essential for all college students.  Students write papers with Word, create…

A small place with big taste

Owings Mills restaurant serves exceptional sushi Ashley Parks Staff Writer parks5@umbc.edu Summary: Sushi Ya, a small Japanese restaurant in Owings Mills, provides great ambience and…

Let EduPal be your pal

Nimasha Fernando nfernan1@umbc.edu Staff Writer Summary: EduPal is an online scheduling website that allows students to automatically access course syllabi and populate their personalized schedules…

Volleyball slumping after fast start

By Ryan B. Harrison Sports Editor rhar1@umbc.edu The UMBC women’s volleyball team started the 2014 season with four straight victories, their best start since 2007.…

Athlete of the Week: Jessy Brown

By Subir Nigam Staff Writer subnig1@umbc.edu The women’s soccer team made the most of their home field advantage this past weekend, defeating Delaware State 4-0…

Brown posts five points in win

Retrievers building momentum heading into final month By Nathan Grube Staff Writer ngrube1@umbc.edu After losing two out of three games following four straight wins, the…

Parking issues continue

Construction and traffic direction delay students Griffin Baltz Contributing Writer griff8@umbc.edu For those who commute to campus, the feeling of panic and annoyance when driving…