University of Baltimore Law School professor tests positive for COVID-19.

The Baltimore Sun reported on Monday that Dr. John Bessler, a professor at the Angeles Law School at the University of Baltimore, has tested positive for COVID-19, the latest and most deadly strain of the coronavirus. This makes the first confirmed case within the University of Baltimore. “He is exhausted and sick but a very…

‘Life and death crisis’ in Baltimore leads Hogan to push crime bills

By: Jeff Barnes ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND — Calling it a “life and death crisis,” — particularly in Baltimore — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, announced Thursday he will redesignate his violent crime package as emergency legislation. The emergency designation would allow the legislation, a package of bills led by a measure to increase penalties for certain…

Honoring Emmett Till, House passes bill making lynching a federal hate crime

By: Bryan Gallion and Anna Hovey, Capital News Service WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Wednesday to make lynching a federal hate crime. The measure was named after Emmett Till, a black 14-year-old who was murdered in Mississippi in 1955.  The final vote was 410-4. Three Republicans and Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who switched…

The Confessional: Down on Your Luck

The Confessional is the completely anonymous advice blog of the UB Post.  Dear Down On Your Luck, I’m calling you down on your luck because what you’re going through is only temporary. Let me be the first to  say everything you’re going through will get better… eventually because right now it’s going to suck a…

Cardin and Van Hollen aim for net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050

By: Anna Hovey, Capital News Service WASHINGTON — A bill aimed at achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by no later than 2050 has been introduced by Maryland Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen. The United States produced 16% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions in 2016, according to the…