The Observer

Future UMD students react to Big 10 switch

By Lara Fu and Matt Raab December 20, 2012

‘Tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all, the old proverb goes. For Terps fans come 2014, a bizarrely warped version of this wisdom will have to apply as the University of Maryland...

People are oversensitive to Linsanity

People are oversensitive to ‘Linsanity’

By Lara Fu, Advertising Manager March 26, 2012

 Racism has always been a serious issue. People have fought wars and filed lawsuits over equal rights and civil liberties, and today, there is a greater ongoing effort to be politically correct. But add...

Engineering, math most promising fields

By By Lara Fu, Advertising Manager February 21, 2012

Senior Nik Ramirez plans to major in either photography or stage design in college. Both majors fall under the general category of arts, which according to a recent Georgetown University study has an unemployment...

Iranian-American held in assassination attempt

By Lara Fu, Advertising Manager November 22, 2011

  It has been 10 years since 9/11, but terrorist plots are still a threat to national security. After Manssor Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri allegedly planned an assassination attempt against Saudi...

JV athletic teams, varsity coaches suffer budget cuts

By Lara Fu Advertising Manager September 27, 2011

The Montgomery County Council and the Montgomery County School Board of Education earlier this summer reached a decision to reduce the athletic budget by 10 percent to save more than $750,000, which resulted...

Federal acts bans incandescent light bulbs

Starting in 2012, incandescent light bulbs will be banned across the country to increase both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy as mandated by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security...

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