• Here’s How to De-Stress for Finals

    That week of the semester is here: FINALS. This time of your “academic experience” is always dreadful, nobody seems to enjoy finals – unless you are Jimmy Neutron or other geniuses on television. Nonetheless, we’re all essentially students here (or if you are just reading along by) you can’t avoid these terrifying exams. As the … Continue reading “Here’s How to De-Stress for Finals”

  • Senate approves bill aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans

    By JALEN WADE Capital News Service Washington Bureau On a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate Thursday passed legislation aimed at speeding federal investigations of hate crimes against Asian Americans related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Passing the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act sends a clear and unmistakable message of solidarity to the (Asian American-Pacific Islander) community,” said … Continue reading “Senate approves bill aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans”

  • House passes DC statehood, Senate prospects dim

    By HANNAH FIELDS, RAYONNA BURTON-JERNIGAN and MADISON PEEK Capital News Service Washington Bureau House Democrats passed legislation Thursday that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia. The 216-208 party-line vote sends the measure to the Senate, where it does not appear to have the necessary 60 votes to pass. The Washington D.C. Admission Act, … Continue reading “House passes DC statehood, Senate prospects dim”

  • University System of Maryland to mandate Covid-19 vaccination for students, faculty and staff

    University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay Perman issued a mandate Friday morning that would require students, faculty and staff of any USM institution to receive the Covid-19 vaccine before returning to campus in the fall. Perman, who was a pediatrician prior to being appointed USM Chancellor last year, noted that for him it was a … Continue reading “University System of Maryland to mandate Covid-19 vaccination for students, faculty and staff”

  • Maryland music venues struggle to stay afloat

    By MADISON HUNT Capital News Service Annapolis Bureau Independent music venues continue to struggle financially to survive while in the midst of Maryland’s lifted pandemic restrictions and vaccine accessibility.  Tecla Tesnau, owner of Baltimore’s indie-rock club Ottobar, said she remembers when she thought the pandemic was only going to last two weeks.  “It was all of … Continue reading “Maryland music venues struggle to stay afloat”