Don’t Tweet If You’re Gonna Be A Twit

March 26th, 2015 by Justin Thomas

Sports TalkIf you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all, and certainly don’t say it on Twitter if you’re involved in college athletics!

Social media has revolutionized the way that we communicate, allowing us to share our thoughts on a global scale instantaneously. However, those who don’t know how to harness this immense scope of power and outreach should just stay far away from it.

Athletes and those involved in college athletics, in particular, need to remember that they live under a microscope, and every tweet they post will be seen by at least somebody. It seems that WVU Men’s Basketball head coach Bob Huggins’ daughters and Bloomsburg University baseball player, Joey Casselberry, didn’t get that memo. Read the rest of this entry »



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Theatre Thursdays: Wicked

March 26th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Wicked What: Wicked

Where: The Hippodrome Theatre

When: April 1st- April 26th

We’ve all heard about Dorothy, Todo, and the gang, but there are two sides to every story. The story you may not be as familiar with is that which happened before Dorothy followed the Yellow Brick Road, the story of Elphaba and Glinda, the witches of the Oz. If that’s the case, Wicked is an absolute must-see. With a wonderfully beautiful, yet tear-jerking story line and fantastic musical numbers, such as “Defying Gravity”, “Popular”, and “As Long As You’r Mine”, Wicked will have you laughing, crying, and singing along! Don’t miss your chance to see this breath-taking performance while it’s in Baltimore! Hop on your broomstick, and head on down to the Hippodrome! Tickets are available here!



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WLOY’S WORLD

March 24th, 2015 by Rachel


WLOYSWORLD Have you seen the TOP TEN REASONS to come to WLOY’S Battle of the Bands this year??

If not, you’re missing out!

Check it out RIGHT HERE,
RIGHT NOW! #WLOYBOTB

Bands to be announced this week!



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WLOY Coffeehouse: Tiny Rhymes and Marian Mclaughlin

March 24th, 2015 by Rachel

Tiny RhymesWhen: Thursday, March 26th, 8-10PM

Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room

Who: You and all your friends

What: A great, relaxing way to spend a Thursday night, bring your homework and a mug for some coffee if you’re into good music

Tiny Rhymes is a band based in Buffalo, NY and they play stringed instruments that speak to your heart. Their soft, indie folk tunes create magic and their talent is superior to others you’ve heard before. Marian is a Baltimorean who is a singer/songwriter with an affinity for folk. She creates songs with intricate guitar work and focuses on the details. Marian is working on her second album, Spirit House, and hopefully we will get a taste of what’s to come this Thursday!

 



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Tourism Tuesdays: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

March 24th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra What: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Where: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

When: Showtimes Available Online

The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall has a fantastic array of shows coming up for you and your friends or family to enjoy! Just a few of the upcoming performances include David Sedaris, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, and On Safari. You’re certain to enjoy whatever show you come to see at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Not only does the Hall offer an excellent range of shows, all with talent and prestige, but the Hall itself is a beautiful place to enjoy a show! With a modern 2,443 seat theatre, the building, itself, is demonstrates some of Charm City’s finest architecture and unusual structure. If you don’t have time to stay for a show, just a trip to see the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall will be well worth your while! Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

March 22nd, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair What: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: March 28th//11:00 am- 6:00 pm and March 29th// 12:00- 6:00 pm

The Baltimore Contemporary Arts Museum and its Print, Drawing, and Photograph Society are bringing to you a showcase of works from some of the country’s most unique and talented contemporary artists for you to admire, enjoy, an be inspired by! (Maybe you’ll even go home with a print of your own!) The exhibit will include limited editions, multi-part portfolios, single prints, and much more, introducing you to a variety of works by known and emerging artists alike. The fair is an opportunity to speak with publishers, printers, and BMA curators about the artwork, the printing process, and other techniques as well! All proceeds from the fair go towards expanding BMA’s contemporary collections! There is a series of events over the course of the fair, all of which will teach you even more about the world of contemporary art. Find out more about the fair and the many special events here!



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Sports Saturdays: UAB Win Means Victory Beyond the Court

March 21st, 2015 by Justin Thomas

Sports SaturdayThe University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked the sports world on Thursday when they topped 3-seed Iowa State, 60-59, providing the first major upset of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

According to brackets submitted on ESPN.com, more people picked ISU to go all the way to the Final Four than picked them to lose to 14-seed UAB in the first game.

The major upset win speaks for itself, and obviously it was an emotional win for the UAB players.

“For us, it was just huge,” UAB junior Robert Brown said. “We come here, not just to play games, but to actually make some noise and to win some games. To be able to do that and win for Birmingham, win for Coach [Jerod] Haase, it’s a great feeling.”

Brown led all scorers in the upset win with 21 points.

However, the win means so much more for UAB than just advancing. For them, it was a deep feeling of achievement and euphoria that this program, its students and its fan base desperately needed. Read the rest of this entry »



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Food Fridays: Soup & Serenity

March 20th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Soup & SerenityWhat: Soup & Serenity

Where: Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland

When: Wednesdays// 12:15-1:30 pm

We’ve all found ourselves needing a moment to stop what we’re doing, put everything down, and just breathe. Sometimes, it’s not easy to find the time for that, and even if we do, allowing ourselves to relax and distracting ourselves from all of our stresses can be nearly impossible. If you’re feeling that way right now, drop everything, and sign up for Soup & Serenity! The Kadampa Meditation Center holds a half an hour guided meditation class every Wednesday, followed by homemade soup, salad, and bread, served in the World Peace Café. It will give you a midweek break that will make the next couple of work days seem much less frustrating, and you’ll learn how to relax your mind when it just wants to keep running! Plus, who doesn’t love some hot soup? Namasté! Get your tickets here!



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Loyola’s Herreweyers On Watch For Tewaaraton Award

March 19th, 2015 by Justin Thomas

10906804Loyola junior attackman, Zach Herreweyers, has officially been added to the watch list for the 2015 Tewaaraton Award.

The Tewaaraton Award annually goes to the top men’s lacrosse player in the country, and now two Greyhounds are on watch for it.

Herreweyers joins his fellow attackman, Nikko Pontrello, on watch for the prestigious award. Herreweyers currently sits at No. 3 in the country in terms of goals with 29, and at No. 5 in the country for goals per game with an average of 3.63 per game.

The junior from Ontario has recorded five hat tricks so far this season, and has been named the Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week twice.

Herreweyers, Pontrello and the Hounds will try to shake off a tough loss to Georgetown when they face Lafayette on the road this Saturday.



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Theatre Thursdays: No Bulls**t Audition Techniques

March 19th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

No Bulls**t Audition Techniques What: No Bulls**t Audition Techniques

Where: Single Carrot Theatre

When: March 28th//12:00- 5:00 pm

Too many talented actors and actresses never get their big break. That’s why Single Carrot Theatre is here to help! If you’re an aspiring movie star, you’ve auditioned for countless roles, but that perfect role hasn’t come your way, try a session of No Bulls**t Audition Techniques at Single Carrot Theatre! Professional actors and directors will guide you through all the steps and tricks to having perfect audition technique, giving you tips on everything from what to wear, how to stand, and other do’s and don’ts! If you’re interested in the musical component of the auditioning process, Single Carrot Theatre offers one as part of the workshop, too! Don’t miss this opportunity! Your next step to stardom starts right here!



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