Jafari hopes to not only create a welcoming community to share Afghan culture, but also spread positivity around the nation’s culture, especially given the recent tumultuous events in the country.
Dernoga, who has served on the council for 12 years, succeeds at-large Democratic council member Calvin Hawkins as council chair.
The new campus, named the University of Maryland 3 — Institute for Health Computing, will focus on life sciences research.
Incoming members of the Prince George's County Council are looking to rebuild public trust.
The plan aims to address the rising student populations countywide by balancing under-enrolled and over-enrolled schools.
The only contested race was in District 7.
Prince George’s County voters in Districts 6 and 9 will head to the polls on Tuesday with two seats up for grabs in the Board of Education.
The Diamondback reached out to Board of Education candidates in Districts 2 and 3 to learn more about each candidate’s platform.
Air conditioning units will be installed in the dorm this summer.
Under the proposed phasing-out process, Pointer Ridge Elementary School and Concord Elementary School are expected to close in 2023, and Rose Valley Elementary School is scheduled to close in 2024.