Baltimore Votes in Primary Elections

George Gulino, JHU: Tuesday, April 26, was primary day across Maryland, with contests deciding each party’s candidates for a range of elected offices. Baltimoreans elected party nominees for spots on the City Council and the Mayoral race. In most cases, especially in the mayoral race, the Democratic candidate for the office is simply assumed to […]

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Baltimore Mayoral Race

Griffin Baltz, UMBC: In September 2015, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake decided to not run for re-election in the 2016 mayoral race, citing a need to work on the city’s livelihood in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray. Reactions to her announcement ranged from sorrow to relief, but the most striking aspect of her […]

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From Panama City to Inner Harbor

Matthew Petti, JHU: April 2016 has been a bad month for Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm. When a source known only as “John Doe” began anonymously sending in terabytes of the firm’s confidential documents, the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung realized that they had something on their hands far larger than they could handle. The […]

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At JHU Forums on Race in America Event, NYT Columnist Charles Blow Discusses Racism and Systems Failure in the US Today

Keely Herring, JHU: At the fall event of JHU Forums on Race in America, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Charles Blow was as deep, thought-provoking, and full-of-heart in discussing race and racism in America as his extensive body of literary work would have you believe. On October 28th, Blow, who writes a biweekly column about […]

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Baltimore Maglev

Omar Khatib, JHU: Early this spring, newly elected Republican Maryland Governor Larry Hogan axed the Red Line project, an East-West rail project slated to begin in late 2015. The rail line was meant to run on the East from the Social Security Office through the Inner Harbor, Harbor East, Fells Point, and Canton, and all […]

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5 Baltimore Universities, 5 Sexual Assault Policies

Author: Dana Ettinger, Johns Hopkins University ___________________________________________________________________________________ 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate college, largely by people they know. College men also experience sexual assault, at a rate of about 1 in 71. However, colleges and universities nationwide have been letting their students down when it comes to […]

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