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Local band prepares for upcoming performances

Local band prepares for upcoming performances

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer February 28, 2013

The average college student can expect to make new friends, expand his knowledge, and acquire new interests during his 4-year journey. Few decide to start their own band. Three University of Maryland...

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer December 21, 2012

The holiday season is starting up, and it’s once again the time of the year to make those infamous resolutions to start eating healthy. Although this resolution is always a struggle, this year might...

‘Avengers’ delivers action-packed entertainment

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer May 25, 2012

Combine a comic book fanatic’s greatest fantasy with an all-star cast and expert execution, and you get The Avengers. This action-packed film pulls the fantastic pop-art world of comic books out of the...

Bloomingdale’s closes

Bloomingdale’s closes

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer February 22, 2012

Macy’s announced at the beginning of January that it will be closing its Bloomingdale’s store in White Flint Mall this spring, as well as three others across the nation. According to Macy’s official...

Facebook groups increase change of cheating

Facebook groups increase change of cheating

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer November 21, 2011

 It has never been easier for students to share information with each other about classes, but that does not mean this communication is helpful.  Students have made groups on Facebook for many classes...

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