Poll Shows Hogan Ahead But Jealous Message Leading

By Rob Velazquez I’d like to get one thing out of the way: Poll numbers don’t matter anymore. If they were the clairvoyant tools we expected them to be, we would not be seeing a new wave of political candidates on both the right and left enjoying their position as leaders on their respective ballots….

Look But Don’t Touch

By Olivia Dudley Ever since the first of many accusations against Hollywood’s most powerful men back in October 2017, the #MeToo movement has continued to expand with individuals seeking justice against those who abused them. On May 25, 2018, Harvey Weinstein was finally charged with “rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for…

September Letter from the Editor

““Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ― Kahlil Gibran Welcome back, you guys! Hopefully you all had a top of the line summer filled with stories that you can tell for the rest of your life; but that’s just me being whimsical. I personally had a pretty…self reflective summer…

“Make it in Maryland”

Ben Jealous’ Economic Proposal By Robert Velazquez Silver Spring, MD – Ben Jealous hosted a round table discussion about Maryland’s stagnant economy. Jealous has released a series of statements including his economic proposal titled “Make It In Maryland”. The proposal outlines how Maryland’s economy is lagging behind Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia. The major piece of…

Jealous Calls on Hogan to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination

By Robert Velazquez Annapolis, MD – Democratic candidate Ben Jealous joined members of the democratic delegation of Maryland in calling for Governor Larry Hogan to publicly oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a public statement, Governor Hogan said fighting back against Kavanaugh’s nomination is a “Washington issue,” not a “Maryland…

The Tragic Loss of an Inspiration

By Robert Velazquez The death of Anthony Bourdain was a sharp knife into the tender belly of an industry he inspired. For many cooks like myself, aimless teenagers with nothing better to do than drop acid, smoke pot and glue themselves to a television in a desperate attempt to ignore the mundane and often painful…