Archive for September, 2020

Whatever Happened to Nick Patrick?

Posted: September 22, 2020 in Uncategorized

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Brian Damage

He has spent over 40 years involved in some capacity in professional wrestling. He was most notably a referee who worked for both WCW and WWE. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ Nick Patrick?

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Stamp Your History!

Posted: September 17, 2020 in Uncategorized

Terrapin Tales

By: Sara Ludewig and Casey Hughes

University Archives is refreshing our blog! Starting with this post, we will be making the blog non-anonymous, so readers can know the voices behind the posts. We will also be using this platform to be more transparent about the work we do in UA, in addition to sharing stories of UMD history. We hope that these changes will help share the values and mission of UA so readers can develop stronger understandings of archival work. Our ultimate goal is to connect more meaningfully with our community so as always feel free to contact us via: askhornbake@umd.edu

Archives exist to preserve institutional memory and history. One major criticism of archives, and one that is rightly deserved, is that archives far too often tell only the story of administrators, faculty, and bureaucracy. Very few student records are preserved in the University of Maryland Archives. Students are…

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This Week in Wrestling 2020 Week 37

Posted: September 13, 2020 in Uncategorized

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Brian Damage

It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 37th of 2020. Today Brian about WWE’s need to restart a developmental territory and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.

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Brian Damage

He wasn’t a wrestler or a manager and hardly spoke one word in a promo. Yet, he was one of the most over characters for a brief amount of time in World Championship Wrestling. John Riker was his name and he was a truck driver making around $32,000 a year for WCW. It wasn’t until Chris Jericho spotted him backstage at a WCW event, that Riker’s world changed.

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