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Maryland Department of Health launches MD Covid Alert

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) launched MD Covid Alert, a smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure notification system using Bluetooth Low Energy technology. Students at the University…

UMBC professor develops secure online voting system

While the United States Presidential Election has already concluded with Joe Biden named the 47th President of the United States, weaknesses in America’s voting system…

America’s Nihilism blues

With the latest election cycle, the nation faced a lot of anxiety, a lot of hope and, perhaps least surprisingly, a lot of cynicism. In…

UMBC sees spike in COVID-19 cases

As students and staff prepare for Thanksgiving break, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County saw a rise in COVID-19 cases this past week. From Oct.…

Campus accessibility project updates and discussion

Identifying accessibility barriers and discussing progress in campus accessibility improvements were at the forefront of the campus accessibility project update hosted by the University of…

#EndSARS: Black Lives Matter is a global issue

When we think of police brutality, we often categorize it as an epidemic specific to the United States. However, unfortunately it is a global one,…

Why I voted for Joe Biden

The views expressed in this article are the views of the author. No one will ever mistake me for an enthusiastic supporter of Mr. Biden.…