Maryland Offers Minor for Jack Bauer Wannabes


The University of Maryland will offer a terrorism minor this fall, the Diamondback reports, which will be the first of its kind open to civilians.

The minor will likely attract a variety of students, such as freshman criminology major Brandon Patrick, who, the newspaper notes, is a fan of TV shows such as 24, Numb3rs, and Navy NCIS. "I'm really gung-ho, conservative, 'Yay America,' " Patrick said. "I'd be happy with a job at any of the [federal] agencies." Kiefer Sutherland has not been scheduled as a visiting professor. Yet. --Alison Go