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Micha Powell Olympic Experience
  • Micha Powell, a senior in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, was a member of the Canadian Olympic team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro

George Solomon’s “Spring Things”
  • Director of the Povich Center George Solomon writes his annual spring column on happenings in the sports journalism world.

University of Maryland Hosts LGBT Summit
  • How can student-athletes harness their power to support the LGBT community? That’s the question panelists sought to answer when UMD Athletics teamed up with Athlete Ally and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians to discuss LGBT issues.

Book Review: Little Girls in Pretty Boxes by Joan Ryan
  • In “Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skating,” Joan Ryan pulls the curtain back on the dangers of both sports.

Super Bowl 50: How it was Covered
  • A look into how news outlets all around the country wrote about Super Bowl 50.

University of Maryland Has Three AWSM Interns
  • Meet the three University of Maryland students who will be interning at some of the country’s top sports news organizations.

More From Our Students

Jack Chavez: Clinton vs Trump
  • On their midterm, students in Professor George Solomon’s JOUR328 class were asked to answer this question. “If Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were opposing football coaches, how would you columnize on their impending clash? Keep under 500 words and predict the winner.

Sasho Cirovski Calls for NCAA Reform
  • Sasho Cirovski thinks college soccer needs a makeover.

2016 APSE Summer Conference Recap
  • Merrill graduate student Glen Charlton recaps her time at the 2016 Associated Press Sports Editors Summer Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Today’s NHL Writers On Covering Hockey
  • The National Hockey League will mark its 100th anniversary in 2017. Like with any sport, reporters, columnists and more recently bloggers have played an integral role in covering the NHL.

“My Sports Experience” Karen Tang (16)
  • For the Spring 2016 JOUR459G class, students were asked to write about sports experiences from their childhood. Former Maryland gymnast Karen Tang wrote two stories – one from her childhood and one from her college career.

University of Maryland Hosts LGBT Summit
  • How can student-athletes harness their power to support the LGBT community? That’s the question panelists sought to answer when UMD Athletics teamed up with Athlete Ally and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians to discuss LGBT issues.

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