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Think pink: Fashion and beauty products to benefit breast cancer awareness

October means Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And over the past several years, the fashion and beauty industries have gotten in on the effort by selling specialty products to help benefit research efforts. With the items, which are not surprisingly awash in pink, the companies have pledged certain portions of sales to breast cancer awareness efforts. For example, Maryland’s Route One Apparel is donating profits to Leslie’s Week, an Annapolis-based nonprofit that provides vacations for Stage 4...

Eva Alexandrova could be the star Maryland tennis needs to get to the next level

From Minsk, Belarus, to Moscow to College Park, Maryland, and a number of places in between, Eva Alexandrova has had quite the tennis career. She was ranked No. 118 in the International Tennis Federation’s junior rankings when she signed with Maryland, making her one of the highest-rated recruits in program history, and certainly the highest-rated player in head coach Daria Panova’s five-year tenure. Panova has led a successful, but not-yet-finished turnaround of the once downtrodden program,...

iPhone X: Tomorrow’s iPhone today

This year, ten years and change after the introduction of the original iPhone, Apple decided to release two separate iPhone models. The iPhone 8 is the latest iteration on the original, offering improvements while maintaining the conventions that have been part of the iPhone since its conception.But the iPhone X isn’t just another iteration. It’s the biggest change to the fundamentals of the iPhone in years, possibly ever. It’s got a display unlike anything Apple’s shipped in any iPhone or...