The New Technology Revitalizing Safety

Forget the unease of walking to your car after a late night of classes or festivities. RoboCopp is a tech start up from Sam Mansen and Jill turner, who share a vision of preventing crime before it happens. “In the future technology will be so advanced that the probability of you getting caught in a crime…

Halloween for the broke at heart

For most Halloween is a beloved holiday of fun and fright, however those plans can be jaded when your wallet has tumbleweeds. The plight of the college student falls upon all of us but that shouldn’t stop the scare and camaraderie of Halloween. Of course, the easiest and most obvious is your very own home fright…

Call to Action

How Art and Guns Coincide Over the course of the year, the nation has seen a fair share of tragedies from police brutality to domestic terrorism and mass shootings. Mass shootings have become some sort of phenomena plaguing American culture since 1966. Nearly a third of the world’s mass shootings took place in the United…

Tense day in Baltimore as Officer Nero avoids charges

The first verdict in the Freddie Gray case has been given. Following the mistrial of Officer William G. Porter, Officer Edward Nero was acquitted of all charges.  Officer Nero declined a jury, resulting in a bench trial that started May 12. He faced second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office. Nero, is one of six…

An evening with D. Watkins

“I want my stuff back,” says spoken word artist Lady Brion. “Uh uh, Miley! You ain’t slick, bending over Robin don’t make you thick.” This was the start of the evening for D. Watkins’ book release, The Cook Up. The evening consisted of poetry, history, comedy, and lessons from East Baltimore life. The reading was…

Chronicling Black hair with author Bert Ashe

Conversations regarding issues of Blackness and Black people seem to cause tension, when most often tension isn’t necessary. The topics are most often deemed political or controversial when in fact they are more so topics of living life as a Black person. With that being said, the one topic that continues to cause a great…