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Library Textbook Project

May 12, 2016

Source: launch.umd

Textbooks cost students hundreds of dollars each semester. Depending on a student’s major, he or she may pay as much as $100, $300, $700, sometimes even $1,000 for required textbooks.

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SGA passes resolution to revive 2012 syllabus bill

February 15, 2016

Source: dbknews.com

The SGA passed a resolution this past Wednesday urging the University of Maryland to implement a syllabus bill that the University Senate approved in 2012.

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UMD SGA working to improve course evaluation system

October 8, 2015

Source: dbknews.com

The SGA hopes to improve the University of Maryland’s course evaluation system so responses are more readily available and useful to students.

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Prince George’s voters turn down measure to extend county term limits

November 6

Source: diamondbackonline.com

Prince George’s County voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday to extend term limits for the county executive and county council members by a narrow margin of 51 to 49 percent, according to unofficial results.

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University of Maryland sophomore fights against county council term extension

September 24

Source: diamondbackonline.com

Prince George’s County voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday to extend term limits for the county executive and county council members by a narrow margin of 51 to 49 percent, according to unofficial results.

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Don’t extend term limits in Prince George’s County

September 18, 2014

Source: gazette.net

In the upcoming election, there will be a referendum advocating extending term limits from two to three terms in Prince George’s County. Past election results shown below indicate that there is a small fraction of voters who have maintained an

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Prince George’s groups split on term limit increase debate

September 11, 2014

Source: gazette.net

Voters will decide whether the Prince George’s County executive and council should get a third term when they vote on a term limit referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot, but some local groups are already mobilizing in opposition to

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Prince George’s School Board repeals athletic fee, approves charter school

July 01, 2013

Source: http://www.gazette.net

Parents of high school athletes will be able to keep more money in their wallets in the upcoming school year, as the Prince George’s County Board of Education voted to eliminate the high school athletics participation fee. Student board member

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School board bids farewell to student member

July 03, 2013

Source: http://www.gazette.net

During its June 27 meeting, the Prince George’s County Board of Education bid farewell to student member Shabnam Ahmed, who completed her one-year-term in office. In her farewell speech, Ahmed of Bowie, who recently graduated from Bowie High School and

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Prince George’s Student Board of Ed Member Finishes Term

July 08, 2013

Source: http://bowie.patch.com/

Bowie resident and Bowie High School graduate Shabnam Ahmed enjoyed significant accomplishments but also challenges to her role. After a year filled with success, but also some challenges, Bowie resident Shabnam Ahmed ended her term last week as the student


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