Week in Review: UMd. Athletic Cuts, Route 1, Muppets and More

It's been a busy holiday week. Take a breather, and get caught up.

We started off the week with a feel-good story, about an . The troops visited the city and were honored at a luncheon at Ledo’s Restaurant.

Here's a not-so-feel-good-story: University of Maryland President Wallace Loh decided to take the recommendation of his appointed commission to , in order to recuperate the department's budget. If the teams can raise money to  by this summer, then their teams will live on.

It's a  at the university, who transferred from Clemson because the program there was being cut. Now, it might happen to him again. And we checked in with one athlete from the men's cross-country and track teams, which have one of the highest graduation rates at the university.

Patch also recapped the , during which residents learned about the status of vacant properties in the city, and shared their ideas for what they'd like to see fill those spaces. The question remains though: 

The  this week on a trek to Washington, D.C. The Food Co-op prepared breakfast for the demonstrators, who held a general assembly meeting on the University of Maryland campus.

Worried about making healthy decisions during the holiday season? You're invited by Living Well columnist Ann Brennan to . Share your successes, and your failures as often as you like. .

Tuesday, city council decided to , where land owners and developers hope to construct a Whole Foods Market, fitness center and additional retail space, offices and residential units. Patch also compared the projections from the preliminary .

And, who's made it out to see the brand new ? Tell us what you thought!


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