orchestra performing before audience

Passing the Baton

The UMBC Symphony has provided a home to students and community members alike. As the long time director retires, musicians look back on the past five decades of the symphony.

musical partners pose together

Musical Roots

Wye Oak recorded their first albums using student resources available on campus. Since their days in Fine Arts, the band has found international acclaim.

Co-founder of Oca Mocha Michael Berardi makes a coffee

Coffee and Community

These alumni entrepreneurs brought their class project to life in Arbutus. Despite the disruption of COVID-19, the coffee shop continues to pursue a community-focused operation.

Woman speaks into microphone with another woman on laptop screen

Podcast Fever

Want to start a podcast? For these three Retriever-produced podcasts, conversations with a good friend (or a sister!) got their projects off the ground.