Editor’s Review: The Director: A Memoir by J.K. Stein

Length: 162 pages Content: Mature Genre: Memoir Quality Rating: 5/5 stars   The Director by J.K. Stein is a memoir that will hit you so hard you will almost wish it doesn’t exist. In less than two hundred pages, Stein captivates the reader with a story that will mesmerize, disturb, and, ultimately, leave them with…

The New UB

Welcome to “UB Should Know…”. Here, you will find a variety of different debates, discussions, and interests that you and your fellow peers are passionate about. Topics from art museums closing down to scientific breakthroughs to conspiracy theories can be discussed here between up to four people, not including your moderator. If you wish to…

Taking Back Our Campus

By Shae McCoy – Contributor   Like an orphaned child, University of Baltimore’s students are left on their own to cope with the loss of programs and campus resources that have been helping them throughout their college career, such as the counseling center. It is not a secret that the University, its employees, and students…

Personal trainer impacts neighborhood with his FreeSweat program

By Lawanda Johnson Digital Content Manager   Bred from an environment often known for broken promises and lost dreams, police handcuffs and emergency sirens, fatherless homes and even the drug-dealing syndrome, Antonio Cobia certainly hasn’t fallen victim to the hard knock streets of Baltimore City. Instead, he has diligently turned pain into purpose, building bridge…

The Budgeting Blues in UB

Ricardo Santiago Rodriguez Staff Writer If you have been keeping up with the UB Digest, you know the University of Baltimore is in a pickle. That pickle being our budget is not looking too hot. Too hot in the sense that we are in some serious need of money. Aren’t we all? On Friday February…

Tips on how to get through college like a pro

So you want to graduate and stay sane? By David A. Chiodaroli Staff Writer Another year, another semester of school. If you’re a green as grass freshman, or a even just a weary sophomore, you’re probably on the verge of a panic attack right now. While you tell yourself that you know how to handle…

Taking an Active Holiday

Written by Samuel Hogarth Let’s face it, we all enjoy a holiday, right? Those few weeks in a year where we don’t have to think about work, or life’s stresses. If you’re from the UK, you know that one of the most common breaks that people take is a visit for a week or two…

World Record Holder Attempts to Save Endangered Species

By Taryn Womack It’s the time of year again when the “weirdos” come out of their shells for a moment to hop onto a website and sign up for GISHWHES. What is GISHWHES? That would be the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen. This Guinness World Record holder has thousands of participants…

A Choice that Matters

Women deserve the right to their bodies, including the right to have an abortion By Taryn Womack With all of these new laws coming into place trying to define how a woman should be able to use her own body, I wanted to put my own voice into it. As a woman, I firmly believe…

Furloughed Federal Employees

Federal Employees Put on Leave or Forced to Work Without Pay During the Shutdown By Taryn Womack, Intern Starting the 22nd of December, President Donald Trump pushed the United States government into a shutdown over funding for his border wall. While many people support this decision and believe it is the right thing to do…

Living in a Community

By Samuel Hogarth, Contributor  From an evolutionary perspective, we are a tribal species. Before cities and towns existed, humans would collect into small communities, self-sufficient units of at most a few hundred people, generally less. The unification of much larger numbers of humans into a small space has led to an emotional detachment from the majority…

Florence v. Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Tears Carolinas Apart By Olivia Dudley As the skies begin to clear, the damage of Hurricane Florence is being seen across the nation after causing distress throughout the month of September. Florence annihilated neighborhoods, destroyed power lines, and terminated the lives of over 40 people in the Carolinas. Starting near the closing weeks…