“March forth on March 4th”

DBFA’s education rally takes on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor By Shae McCoy The fate of education for Baltimore City Public school students has been quite a conversation piece lately. If you are not aware, the Baltimore City Public system is facing its largest budget deficit being approximately $130 million in debt. With the debt being so…

2017 Oscars Recap

Photo by Byseyhania under Creative Commons license.  Most people probably remember the accusations last year. There was a significant outcry from the American public about the alleged “whitewashing” of the 2016 Oscars. We aren’t really seeing that type of backlash in the weeks after the 2017 awards. This was probably due to a few things….

To live the way we do

Maryland’s big decision for clean energy Just last February, Maryland lawmakers enacted the Clean Energy Jobs Act; this particular legislation will increase our state’s renewable energy goals by charging Maryland taxpayers just under an extra 60 cents a month for clean, renewable energy. This bill will ensure that Maryland will get 25% of its electricity…

Really? The government got hacked again?

Photo by Prayinito under Creative Commons license.  Another government intelligence agency just got hacked, again, and a plethora of the government’s cherished information has now been published on the internet. This time, instead of an ex-government contractor revealing NSA data collection practices, WikiLeaks, a multi-national media organization, exposed the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) surveillance secrets….

Baltimore History Live!

UB History Alive in Archives UB Associate Professor of History Nicole Hudgins begins a series of history-related interviews exclusively for the UB Post. The series will feature men and women whose personal or professional lives can help us learn more about the Baltimore area’s fascinating history. Here, the first interview in our series, UB Archivist…

Surviving Life: Chapter Seven

Our group had gathered within the storage room of the grocery store. The bearded man had introduced himself as Carter, the owner. Carter’s group consisted of twenty people, including his pregnant daughter, Bethany, and her husband Nate. “I can’t believe it,” Carter sighed in disbelief, shoving his hands into his pockets and pacing back and…