Spotlight on Center Stage’s 2015-16 season 5 

The fall always brings excitement to Baltimore’s theater scene, as local venues begin their new seasons and announce the shows to come. This season, Center Stage has a diverse range of literary and contemporary shows. Whether you’re a sports per- son, a Shakespeare buff or an Austenite, Center Stage has a show to appeal to…

Letter from the Editor: Oct. Issue 2015

We hear it everyday: newspapers, just like books, are becoming obsolete, overshadowed by online articles, instant and immediately accessible with just the tap of a fingertip. Gone are the days of patiently waiting for the morning paper only to discover the latest tragedy or newest world development. Now we know about it before it is…

From party to port — to campus

Bicycling is social in Baltimore It’s hard to describe the exhilaration I felt, riding my bike up North Charles Street between the UB Law School and the Academic Center with about two thousand people on bikes behind me. I waved to an UB student standing on the corner of Charles St. and Mt. Royal Ave….

UB President Schmoke discusses upcoming police officer trials

As Baltimore prepares for the start of the trials of the six police officers charged in connection with the in-custody death of Freddie Gray in early October, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke says unfortunately, this isn’t the first time he’s seen a dramatic increase in crime since the end of April. “When I was…

Ravens face season without Suggs

The Ravens lost their opening game of the 2015 NFL season in Denver. That loss pales in comparison to an injury sustained by one of Baltimore’s most important players, linebacker Terrell Suggs. Suggs, the emotional leader of the Ravens, tore his left Achilles tendon in the fourth quarter of Baltimore’s 19-13 loss at Denver. He…

Twelve-Thirty Talks and Writing Wednesdays

Whether you’re planning a paper or a garden, the library can help you cover ground Are you looking for a unique learning experience this October? Twelve-thirty Talks or Writing Wednesdays at the library may fulfill that requirement. On October 21, Dr. Jan L. Williams, Associate Professor of Accounting and Yale Gordon Chair for Distinguished Teaching…