The UMBC Retriever


The UMBC Retriever is the student newspaper for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Started in 1966 as UMBC News. Thereafter titled The Retriever, then The UMBC Retriever, and today as The Retriever Weekly.

1974 May 13

Vol. 8 No. 27


Backstage With The Grand Wazoo
By Neal McGarity, p 10


For the first time in SGA history, a “sold out” sign is seen posted across the box office window. Young people of all ages, sizes, and colors file into the gymnasium as if they were part of a unified pilgrimage. Frank Zappa is back in town, only this time around he is more than just some guy who posed for pictures sitting on toilet seats. Although every record company executive in the business had predicted failure years ago, Frank Zappa sells records. Finally. (read more)

Source: Javier Marcote