UB Ethics Bowl Wins Regionals; Heads to Atlanta in Spring 2020

UB Ethics Bowl team members will be packing their bags for Atlanta soon as they placed first in the regional ethics bowl contest in Jacksonville, Florida last month. On November 9, 2019, students Jayla Rae Foster, J.C. Lloyd, Hugh Norko (who is also Baltimore editor for the UB Post), and Daniel Gellasch led the team…

Town Mountain Comes to Baltimore

Town Mountain Comes to Baltimore  Bluegrass outfit Town Mountain found themselves guests of the Charm City region at The Soundry in nearby Columbia last month. On the evening of November 1, locals at The Soundry beamed with excitement as the Asheville-based quintet approached the stage. From the very beginning, the show was high – energy,…

My Fashion Makeover and Why Other Men Need One Too

Let’s be frank. Too many men lack a strong fashion sense and suffer floating through, “fashion purgatory”, a place where style rests between slightly wrinkled graphic tees and “okay”-smelling jeans. For years, this was home for me.Not much thought was given to my appearance and it showed. Like many men, I had come to believe…

Key SGA Members Boycott Friendsgiving, Cites Internal Conflicts

On Wednesday evening, crowds gathered along the second floor of the Student Center trying to grab a plate from the Friendsgiving dinner.  Meanwhile, in the SGA office on the fourth floor, key members of the SGA such as Amadou Bah, chief of staff; Zainab Ali, treasurer; Brianna King, secretary; and senators April King and Carmen…

SGA Friendsgiving Draws Large Crowd

Friendsgiving, an event hosted by the Student Government Association to benefit the Campus Pantry, has been one of the most popular events at the university with attendance always exceeding 100 people, a rarity for many organizations on campus.  This year was no exception.Hungry students, faculty, and staff crowded the second floor waiting for the menu…

UB Hopes BPD Can Cure Financial Woes

UB students, this past September, learned that the university had agreed to a deal with the Baltimore Police Department to the tune of more than six million dollars over a five-year period.  The deal was not without controversy. Supporters hailed the deal as a solution to the more than 6 million dollar (6.5 million to…

Light City – Baltimore’s Annual Celebration

Nicknamed “Charm City”, Baltimore is home to the Inner Harbor, rich history, thriving arts scenes, and some of the nation’s best festivals attracting both lifelong Baltimoreans, tourists, and everyone in between. Light City, the country’s first large-scale festival of art, music, and innovation is in its fourth year in Baltimore and continues to earn praise…

UB Honors Veterans Day

University of Baltimore students, faculty, alumni, and community members gathered in the Gordon Plaza to commemorate Veterans Day on Monday afternoon with a brief flag raising ceremony.  “We are extremely proud of veterans in general, and UB students who happen to be veterans.”, said President Kurt Schmoke speaking to the UB Post. “We are pleased…

UB Online Degree Ranks 5th in Maryland

University of Baltimore has catered to non-traditional students by offering primarily evening and distance learning courses ever since the founding of the university in 1925. Technological advancements have allowed for this legacy to continue with cheap, high quality online degrees.  These efforts have been recognized as the University of Baltimore is the 5th best online…

Joker: Vigilante or Villain?

Joker (2019), directed by Todd Phillips, brings to life the origin story of one of the most iconic super villains in the DC universe.  Set in early 1980’s Gotham City, the film explores the life of Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, who struggles to find his place in a fractured society. Arthur takes work…