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….

“It’s just one of those things.”

A Brief Discussion on Body Positivity This isn’t going to be a discussion that tells you to “feel better” because that’s just not how it works; one cannot just magically feel better about themselves. It is a process that takes time and sometimes it can take a long time, sometimes it might not happen at…

I’m a first-year law student & earned free college credit

By Mohammed Mahfouz This fall marks my first semester as a law school student at the University of Baltimore – this is the very start of my plan for the next four years. I finished my undergraduate degree a year in advance so that I could begin law school by the time I was 21-years-old….

A Division of the Left Wing

By Robert Velazquez On a humid Saturday morning, deep in Baltimore’s Highlandtown neighborhood, a coalition of immigrant rights attorneys, activists, and concerned citizens met in a basement.  It’s one remnant of the almost 700 “Families Belong Together” protests held across the United States on June 30, 2018. The group, Baltimore Immigrant Solidarity Coalition, a loosely…

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…

Mr. Jealous Takes on Annapolis

By Rob Velazquez Ben Jealous won the Democratic Primary in June, beating his opponent Rushern Baker of Prince George’s county by 10% of the vote. The thing most people seem to forget is that for much of the primary, Jealous trailed Baker by that very gap. The road to Annapolis seems to be a steep…