The end of an era: The stories that filled The Diamondback’s final print edition

Photo illustration featuring the signatures of Diamondback staff members. (Julia Nikhinson/ The Diamondback)

In honor of our last print edition, we reflected on where we’ve been: the major headlines, the best comic strips and even the painful mistakes.

Read the stories from our special edition:

The road to independence: The Diamondback in the Vietnam War era

By: Christine Condon, Lyna Bentahar and Eric Neugeboren

A reckoning: Examining The Diamondback’s failures in covering race

By: Arya Hodjat, Jillian Atelsek and Matt McDonald

Historic headlines: Remembering some of The Diamondback’s biggest stories

By Rina Torchinsky

“A really beautiful thing”: Diamondback alumni look back on their time at the paper

By: Angela Roberts

David Simon: It might not have mattered, but at least we had fun

By: Guest Columnist

Jeff Kinney: The Diamondback isn’t going away — it’s evolving

By: Guest Columnist

Danielle Ohl: The print edition meant something, and I’ll miss it

By:Guest Columnist

Launching cartoon careers: Diamondback comic strips through the years

By: Evan Haynos

Some of The Diamondback’s funniest print stories

By: Jason Fontelieu

The loss of a legend: Covering the death of Len Bias at UMD

By: David Suggs

Up in flames: Diamondback sports reporters recall covering basketball riots in College Park

By: Andy Kostka

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