Featured, Schools

I Too Am Goucher: Students Take a Stand Against Campus Racism

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 17, 2014 10:37am

 

tumblr_nd5ff8LXgf1u1000jo1_1280Earlier this year, we reported on the I, Too, Am Hopkins website, which was a local take on a national trend in which college students of color take to the internet to share their experiences with racism, prejudice, ignorance, and plain old idiocy. We were happy to see another school take on the trend this month, with I, Too Am Goucher.

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Lifeline

Ravens Player Gets So Good at Twitter That He Quits It

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 17, 2014 9:15am

As any internet addict out there could tell you, it’s easy to get compulsive about your social media consumption. Those endlessly scrolling feeds, those little blasts of inane information… it’s soothing and pleasurable all at the same time. So I can relate to Ravens receiver Steve Smith, who announced this week that he was quitting his very popular Twitter feed.

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Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Baltimore Is the Fifth-Most Expensive City to Live In

1 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 10:35am

pratt-street-redevelopment-baltimoreWhen the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a statistical analysis of housing costs recently, everyone flipped out because results showed that DC is a more expensive city to live in than New York. That is indeed surprising (and also more complicated than it seems on the surface). But we here at Baltimore Fishbowl were shocked by another data point that the survey revealed.

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Charles Village, Featured, Real Estate & Home, Schools

Johns Hopkins Announces Major New Charles Village Development

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 9:14am

Conceptual design via Armada Hoffler Properties/Design Collective/JHU

Conceptual design via Armada Hoffler Properties/Design Collective/JHU

The block-size lot southwest of St. Paul and 33rd Streets in Charles Village has sat vacant for years after a planned development went belly-up during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. With the economy creaking back to life, though, it’s looking like that empty space will soon be filled by a mixed-use development project including retail space, apartments, restaurants, and parking, and which may be under construction as soon as this spring.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Shop Local

Homesick for Baltimore? Order Baltimore in a Box

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 11:30am

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Maybe your child just went off to college in another state, or maybe your best friend just moved to Chicago for a new job–in any case, chances are you know someone who is homesick for Baltimore. So why not send them Baltimore in a Box?

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Culture, Featured

Yes, That Is a Serious Baltimore Accent on American Horror Story

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 9:30am

BeardAmerican Horror Story is a TV series on FX that’s grown increasingly popular since its inception three years ago. This year, the show’s getting more buzz than ever… and I’m pretty sure it’s because of the classic Baltimore accent it’s showcasing.

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Schools

WaPo Throws Support Behind University of Maryland College Newspaper

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 10:26am

thediamondbackThe University of Maryland already has one of the best college newspapers in the country– but it’s about to get even better, thanks to a generous gift from the Washington Post. Read More →

Food & Drink, Health and Fitness, Schools

Treating Autism with Broccoli?

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 10:03am

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Broccoli is good for you — no seriously, it’s really good for you. That’s the message I take away from this recent research from Johns Hopkins, which indicates that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts may diminish symptoms in patients with autism.

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Annapolis, Featured, Lifeline

New York Times Catches On to the Maryland Flag Trend

3 Written by: | Monday, Oct 13, 2014 9:29am

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As we’ve mentioned before, Maryland has the best state flag in the country. This argument was given further weight this weekend, when the New York Times reported that the flag was all over the place– including on shorts, pants, socks, shoes, helmets, and even cornhole boards–at the school’s first Big Ten home game.

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Featured, Health and Fitness, Schools

Johns Hopkins Hosts Major Ebola Symposium Tomorrow

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 13, 2014 9:02am

Photo via JHU Hub

Photo via JHU Hub

This weekend, health officials announced that a nurse who had been treating the Dallas Ebola patient had tested positive for the disease; meanwhile, nearly 4,000 people in West Africa have died after contracting the disease– and health officials think that’s probably a significant underestimation.

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