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Registering for classes? Learn about racial justice with these courses.
Over the past few weeks, many people have been looking for sources to find more information about the history and subject matter of racial injustice in the United States. To aid those who want to...
June 26, 2020
The Association of Black Artists is changing conventions of art through fellowship
Community. That’s the word that comes to mind when hearing the members of the Association of Black Artists (ABA) speak on the heart of their organization. The group officially joined the ranks of...
June 24, 2020
UMBC will open this fall and move online following Thanksgiving break. Here’s what else you need to know.
Fall is primed to look very different this year as the University of Maryland, Baltimore County released further information that provides insight into some of the changes that will impact...
June 19, 2020
University System of Maryland: Stop buying into current prison labor system
While college students rightfully bemoan unpaid internships as a manipulative institution, at our university, the seats we sit on are made by prisoners being paid as little as 17 cents per hour....
June 15, 2020
How to be a better ally
The aftermath of George Floyd’s murder has left many of us feeling shocked and angry at the officers and the racist system as a whole. For many of you, utilizing the Black Lives Matter hashtag on...
June 13, 2020
We’ve compiled a multimedia list of stories that explore Black experiences
After engaging with each one of these texts, I was fully reminded that the United States still functions off of hate for Black people. I was aware of it, yes, but I often felt like many of the...
June 9, 2020
From bail money to filming the police, here’s how to protect yourself as a citizen journalist at protests
Citizens’ recordings of the police beating and killing black men, women and children have been crucial in exposing the racist violence ingrained in police departments across the United States....
June 8, 2020
How to pray on Zoom: Religious and spiritual student groups move online
In mid-April, Room 27 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Engineering building was abnormally empty. No prayers were uttered. No discussions initiated; no jokes told. Instead of...
June 8, 2020
UMBC announced a roadmap for returning to campus. Here’s what you need to know.
Decreased residential hall capacity, hybrid teaching plans and a “dynamic process” punctuated the new fall planning document that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County released moments ago....
June 1, 2020
UMBC Athletics hires first Associate Athletic Director for Business and Finance
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Athletic Department hired 1986 alum Richard Franchak as its first Associate Athletic Director for Business and Finance in early May. Franchak will be...
June 1, 2020
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