Category Archives: Campus Activities

Making (And Keeping) New Friends

Nothing kills your social life like a two-year global pandemic. Not only was it virtually impossible to meet new people, but keeping up with existing friends could at times be an emotionally exhausting task. Can anyone else relate? The good … Continue reading

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5 Ways to “Get Yourself Out There”

Have you ever been in a rut in life, and someone tells you to just “get yourself out there?” What does that even mean? As we’re still grappling with the pandemic, many of us continue to feel isolated and scared … Continue reading

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Study Tips To Get You Through Finals

The fall semester is in full-swing, and we are nearing what will probably be the most stressful time for most students: final exams. Oh, that bitter-sweet end of semester. You know that the end is so close, but you have … Continue reading

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How to Land a Summer Job/Internship

Looking for a job, internship, or research experience and don’t know where to start? Believe it or not, recruitment for Summer 2022 has already begun! But right now is the perfect time to start preparing to land the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew In Undergrad

Anyone else feel like life before 2020 existed in a completely different universe? I look back on memories from my undergraduate career at UMBC and I think “No, that couldn’t have been me, that feels like someone else’s life. So … Continue reading

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The 411 on Building 3

Continuing the tour of the USG campus, I went exploring this week to discover what was inside the buildings. Today, we’ll take a brief look at Building Three: the Clifford and Camille Kendall Academic Center, or B3 for short. Let’s … Continue reading

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Inclusion 101

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network recently published a research paper outlining how colleges can best help Autistic students. As an Autistic student myself, I decided to see how well USG is doing. Let’s look at ASAN’s guidelines: Show that you … Continue reading

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Monday Mourning

Today’s installment of Around the Grove features heavy subject matter. If you could be triggered by discussions of filicide, murder, abuse, neglect, or ableism, you might want to skip this one. However, if these topics are not traumatic triggers for … Continue reading

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Staying Positively Positive

The first week of the semester is almost over! Lots of people find this time of year exciting, and rightly so! New classes, new chances to learn, new challenges–it’s undoubtedly going to be interesting if nothing else. That said, some … Continue reading

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(Open) Mic Check!

Last Friday, USG held a virtual Open Mic Night for anyone who might have been interested. Even though it was Friday the 13th, we didn’t have any technical issues. The night went very well, and everyone who attended had a … Continue reading

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