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Sextortion Case Reported at University of Maryland

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The FBI has flagged sextortion as a growing crime. This week, a case appeared at the University of Maryland in College Park.

UMd. Police Officer Suspended for Pepper Spray Incident

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An internal review by the University of Maryland police determined that an officer didn’t follow guidelines when he deployed pepper spray at a predominantly black graduation party in May.

Urban Landscape: Brooklyn in Baltimore; Demolition, Expansions, and More

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New stores moving into Harbor Point
New stores moving into Harbor Point

Here’s another sign that Baltimore is becoming the new Brooklyn: First the city agrees to sell property along Howard Street so Robicelli’s Bakery can move to Baltimore. Now one of Brooklyn’s popular home furnishings stores is planning to open its first long term Maryland location in Harbor Point. 

Terps’ NBA Prospect Stays in School

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Terps love Trimble.
Terps love Trimble.

In college basketball these days, the big news of a blue-chip recruit usually starts a countdown for a program’s fans. They’re not waiting for them bring home a championship, but rather for the announcement that the prospect will leave for the NBA. At the University of Maryland, that was the case over the last couple years with Maryland’s menacing point guard Melo Trimble and last year’s highly-touted freshman phenom, Diamond Stone. For Trimble, however, the clock is still ticking.

Walmart’s Terps T-Shirt Has a Massachusetts-Shaped Maryland

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via @samficco/Twitter

Even to a big box store, Maryland and Massachusetts aren’t exactly interchangeable.

Hopkins Nursing, Engineering, Public Health Programs Are Ranked #1

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Johns Hopkins may no longer have the number one hospital system in the country (*sob*), but at least some of its graduate programs are considered the best in their class.

College Basketball in Baltimore: Terps, Tigers Play RoFo This Weekend

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royal-farms-arenacatch of the day fish (2)There’s plenty of great basketball players from Baltimore, but Division 1 college and pro ball isn’t usually seen around these parts. This weekend, hoops fans can finally go to a game in their hometown.

University of Maryland’s Byrd Stadium Has a New Name

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H.C. "Curley" Byrd
H.C. “Curley” Byrd

After a recommendation from President Wallace Loh earlier this week, the University of Maryland Board of Regents voted to rename Byrd Stadium on Friday. The vote, which changes the name to Maryland Stadium, capped off an effort that students began in April. 

UMD President Wants to Rename Terps’ Byrd Stadium

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byrdstadThe University of Maryland could become the latest focal point in the national conversation about racial dynamics on college campuses. In a letter to the university community, President Wallace Loh called for the Terps’ football stadium to be renamed “Maryland Stadium” due to the racist views of the stadium’s current namesake, former president and football coach H.C. “Curley” Byrd.

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