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"Sing, Unburied, Sing" won Jesmyn Ward her second National Book Award in Fiction. Courtesy of NPR
"Sing, Unburied, Sing" won Jesmyn Ward her second National Book Award in Fiction.

Celebrate good times, come on!

With February coming to a close, there are great opportunities to celebrate and learn about black history (though you can do that all year). Here are some of the best ways...

The second Renaissance

For the last decade, humanity has been on the precipice of creating technology that will rewrite the world as we know it. Technological advancements are being made across all fields, including medicine, communications and transportation, that will dramatically shape the way millions live their lives.

News Blog »

Hands-free is not risk-free

Self-driving cars are no longer a science fiction fantasy. They're a reality that has hit the roads and could soon dominate them in the next few years. As of October 2016, all Tesla vehicles are being equipped with HW2 (Hardware 2), the new enhanced autopilot/full self-driving feature.

FDA approves first digital pill

The FDA recently approved a pill that can track whether the patient has ingested the pill or not. It's called "Abilify MyCite," and aims to treat schizophrenia, and manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I.

Lifestyle Blog »

Lessons learned from a giant

Fee-fi-fo-fum! I can see the giant's shadow just around the corner. Fee-fi-fo-fum! Just a few more steps and I'll be able to see it. Fee-fi-fo-fum! Finally...I have arrived at my destination - at the toes of a giant - at the doors of Facebook, the (social media) giant.

Is your iPhone getting slower?

Apple recently confirmed a long-held suspicion that they are slowing down older generations of iPhones in new software updates.

Sports Blog »

Women’s tennis matches should be best-of-five sets

Another U.S. Open wrapped up on September 10th, and it’s about time to question whether women tennis players deserve equal pay.

Maryland women fall short of Final 4

March Madness; one side of the tournament has coverage for every game, millions of viewers and followers who make their own brackets and follow along. However, many people forget that there is another side to the madness, the women's side.

Connections Blog »

Concert for Valor a big hit for Blazers

Take me out to the (long) ballgame

If you follow baseball, you've probably heard of the 18-inning Major League Baseball (MLB) playoff game where the San Francisco Giants won against the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Oct 4.

Esquina Latina »

¿Estados Unidos le debería abrir las puertas a los refugiados de Siria?

Recientemente, los medios de comunicación han estado llenos de noticias sobre los acontecimientos que están ocurriendo en el medio oriente. A causa de una guerra civil, uno de los países que está siendo más afectado es Siria. Miles de personas están tratando la manera de huir de los enfrentamientos violentos y sangrientos.

Redadas de inmigrantes dividen a hogares hispanos

En los primeros días del 2016, cientos de indocumentados fueron extraditados de sus casas debido a la acción ejecutiva del presidente Barack Obama, la cual tomó el 20 de noviembre del año 2014.

Poll »

Which Christmas movie best fits your personality?
  • It’s A Wonderful Life (sad)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (sad, hates capitalism)
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas (sad, hates Christmas)
  • Home Alone (a literal child)
  • A Christmas Story (a literal child who lives in the 1940s)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (still not over Halloween)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (creepy)
Discuss this Poll