UMD’s Student Government Association hosts town hall on election reform

By Jaqueline Zegler. On October 2, the University of Maryland’s Student Government Association held an open town hall meeting in order to gain some feedback from students on SGA election reform. Christian Knapp, Chairman of the Task Force on Election Reform, opened the meeting with a few statistics on past elections and a brief overview of the SGA election laws.  In 2016, the only 6 … Continue reading UMD’s Student Government Association hosts town hall on election reform

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen discusses partisanship, foreign policy at UMD’s Sadat Forum

By Jaqueline Zegler On Sept. 28 the University of Maryland held the 20th annual Sadat Forum, moderated by Professor Shibley Telhami.  This year’s guest was Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) who was invited to speak on the partisan divide in America and how it has changed since the election of President Donald Trump. Topics ranged from how Trump has deepened the divide to what the … Continue reading Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen discusses partisanship, foreign policy at UMD’s Sadat Forum

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, cancels classes on medical marijuana

By Jacqueline Zegler The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy announced last week that it will be canceling classes on the growth of medical marijuana.  The school cited concerns about what actions the Trump Administration will take regarding the Schedule I drug after receiving advice from the Maryland Attorney General’s office. In a statement to the Baltimore Sun, spokesperson for the University of Maryland at Baltimore … Continue reading The University of Maryland, Baltimore, cancels classes on medical marijuana