Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Deciding the Fate of Camden Station; Trader Joe’s Moves Within Towson; Monument City Brewing Opens in Highlandtown, Robert Kanigel on Jane Jacobs

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 13, 2017 4:31pm

Should partly vacant Camden Station be rented out as office space, or should the state hold out for a one-of-a-kind use that could draw people to Oriole Park at Camden Yards? What would that use be? What role should the Baltimore Orioles play in making the decision?

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Lifeline

Third Suspect in Murder of Julian Jones Turns Himself In

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 3:59pm

Courtesy Toronto Police

Courtesy Toronto Police

Toronto police now have their third man in custody in connection with the fatal beating of University of Baltimore student Julian Jones earlier this month.

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Lifeline, Schools

Toronto Police Tell Third Suspect in UB Student’s Murder to Turn Himself In

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 18, 2016 4:04pm

Courtesy Toronto Police Department

Det. Rob North, Courtesy Toronto Police Department

Toronto cops have identified a third suspect in the unprovoked fatal beating of a University of Baltimore student in Toronto earlier this month.

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Featured, Lifeline

Toronto Police Arrest Pair of UB Student’s Alleged Killers

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 10:20am

Courtesy Toronto Police

Courtesy Toronto Police

Two men north of the border have been arrested in the murder of 26-year-old University of Baltimore student Julian Jones last weekend.

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Lifeline, Schools

University of Baltimore Student Fatally Beaten in Toronto

2 Written by: | Monday, Nov 07, 2016 1:23pm

Courtesy Toronto Police

Courtesy Toronto Police

Twenty-six-year-old Julian Jones traveled to Toronto this past weekend to celebrate a friend’s upcoming wedding with friends. But in a tragic turn early Saturday morning, he was assaulted and beaten to death outside a bar in what police called an “unprovoked attack.”

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Schools

The University of Baltimore Is Shrinking

2 Written by: | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:38am

UB

At a time when some local universities are seeing record numbers of applicants, the University of Baltimore is undergoing the opposite trend. Read More →

Culture, Schools

Hippodrome, Everyman, U of Baltimore Team Up For Theatre Education

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 4:32pm

Shelby Sullivan in "But I Said No." (via U of Baltimore)

Shelby Sullivan in “But I Said No.” (via U of Baltimore)

A trio of Baltimore institutions want the performing arts to be a viable path for students who showed they were meant for the stage. Read More →

Lifeline

Universities Help Make City Government More Data-Friendly

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:59am

big-data-analytics-research

Everyone loves data. Data analytics? Even better. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

2nd Freddie Gray Trial Unlikely to “Clear It All Up,” Says Law Prof

0 Written by: | Monday, May 09, 2016 11:25am

Officer Edward M. Nero

Officer Edward M. Nero

The trial of Officer Edward M. Nero, the second Baltimore police officer indicted in the death of Freddie Gray is set to begin Wednesday. According to an article in today’s New York Times, Baltimore residents who were eager to see police held accountable for Gray’s fatal spinal injury are less hopeful this time around. That may be fitting. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Sounding Sea Writers’ Workshop Looks to Build Baltimore’s Writing Community

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 24, 2015 11:31am

Sounding Sea's founders after their University of Baltimore pitch competition win.

Sounding Sea’s founders after winning the UB pitch competition.

When this scribe was doing his journalist-in-training duties by spending some college days typing out obituaries for an afternoon newspaper near Boston, an editor provided a piece of career advice: “You’ll be fine if you can write.” The nugget always struck me as prescient, given the newspaper industry’s immediate shift upon my graduation. (Witness: This was only 2005 or so, and things like afternoon newspapers and green reporters writing obits already seem like relics). But I think the real reason it stuck with me is the wider idea embedded within: that writing is more of a life skill that can be applied across disciplines that just so happens to be a career path for some people. Having seen many talented writers who have no formal training, I would also add that it’s a skill that’s within all of us that can be used to learn unexpected things. Bringing the writer out of everyone is an idea that’s embodied by a new writers’ workshop that formed in Baltimore earlier this year. Read More →

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