Three doors down from the end of the street, a house on 36th Avenue sits quietly, undisturbed. A takeout menu is wedged in the screen door. A few pieces of mail stick out from the mailbox. Broken boxes lie in a pile on the front stoop. Strips of torn caution tape that read “Fire line […]Read more "ONE YEAR LATER: ‘We want a safe place’"
This was the wrong entrance. This was the wrong place to make a U-turn. And the guard was not happy that a trio of students in a silver Volkswagen Rabbit had mistakenly shown up at his gate during Friday morning’s rush hour.Read more "The chamber of secrets"
By Jenny Hottle, senior staff writer Monday, March 4, 2013 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com Nearly four months after the university announced its move from the ACC to the Big Ten, a state board found the Board of Regents violated open meetings laws when it met twice in November to discuss the move. The Maryland Open […]Read more "USM Board of Regents violated open meetings laws in Big Ten vote"
Female students able to enter combat in wake of new law “Some people say women are too soft. But we’re all warriors. We’re all together in training. As long as the standards are upheld, [women] can still be an asset to battle.”Read more "Female students able to enter combat in wake of new law"
Maryland prepares for long ACC legal process over Big 10 move By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 Originally published on diamondbackonline.com This university’s move to the Big Ten will be anything but quick and smooth after the state filed a lawsuit last week against the ACC to avoid paying a steep $52.26 million […]Read more "Maryland prepares for long ACC legal process over Big 10 move"
Activists now looking toward protection from gender identity discrimination By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Originally posted on Diamondbackonline.com on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 As a transgender student working at a children’s summer camp, Mykell Hatcher-McLarin refused to disclose his identity, fearing he would lose his job if parents perceived him as a risk to their […]Read more "An ongoing battle for equality"
The Crew supports men’s soccer at all home games By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com While Kyle Renfro warmed up in goal Tuesday night at Ludwig Field, five Terrapins soccer fans made snide remarks as the Virginia Tech goalkeeper prepared for the upcoming game. “Corner,” said one, as […]Read more "Through Thick and Thin"
By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Friday, October 26, 2012 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com Jose Aguiluz, a 23-year-old undocumented immigrant from Silver Spring, advocates for the Maryland DREAM Act so he can see his younger brothers, Angel and Josue, become Terps — an opportunity he never had. With the passage of the act, Angel could play clarinet […]Read more "Advocates rally on campus for DREAM Act passage"
First black ACC football player honored Saturday By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Monday, October 22, 2012 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com As he entered Byrd Stadium for the 1963 opening football game against N.C. State, player Darryl Hill kept glancing up toward Ellicott Hall, the death threat he received earlier that morning still weighing on his mind. […]Read more "Honoring a 50-year legend"
About 200 rally for marriage equality By Jenny Hottle, staff writer Friday, October 12, 2012 Originally posted on diamondbackonline.com For Kevin Hollander, the issue of same-sex marriage is more than a question on the November ballot and more personal than a fight for civil rights. The junior marketing and psychology major said he has known he […]Read more "Putting politics aside, a matter of equality"