FC Baltimore to begin inaugural season in NPSL

By: Kyle J. Andrews Contributor Baltimore has a rich history of soccer within the city and in surrounding areas. Just in July, Christos FC, an amateur soccer club based from a liquor store in Glen Burnie, were tied with D.C. United (Major League Soccer) until the 81st minute of the U.S. Open Cup. That badge…

Lights, layers, caution: Tips for winter bike riding

By Laura Melamed Contributor Lights “I always have my lights,” says UB student Scott Thomsen. A senior at UB, Thomsen has been bicycle riding for transportation since he was 8 years old. Thomsen started out by biking to swim lessons with his twin brother. The next summer, the twins biked to the pool again, this…

Trump’s Short Sighted Tax Bill: Don’t Be Fooled

By Bryonna Jay Contributor I thought we all agreed that trickle down economics do not work? Which is why I’m weary of the additions in President Trump’s tax plan that will make the richest richer and leave us with the scraps. This bill permeants tax cuts for corporations and will lower deductions for state, local…

This is not a drill

by Liz McMahon Staff Writer On Saturday, January 13, an emergency alert went out to cellphones all over Hawaii reading “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Anxiety and stress for residents and tourists ensued. Thirty-eight long minutes later, the message was revoked. Among the recipients of the false alarm…

Harvey Weinstein and Beyond

By David A. Chiodaroli Columnist Why men victimize those beneath them and how we can do better New Years is a time for reflection, both on the memories of the previous year and what we can do to improve ourselves for what’s ahead. Looking back on 2017, there were a number of instances that forced…

Not Much Changes For Students Under New Tax Bill

Stand by for change… by Liz McMahon Staff Writer In December 2017, Congress passed the GOP’s latest tax bill. The Republican Party faced major deliberation in creating a bill that would successfully pass through both Senate and Congress. If you’re anything like the average American, the jargon of governmental tax procedure creates more internal chaos…