Museum Monday: Sports Legends Museum

March 21st, 2011 by WLOY Staff

Some may find it horribly boring to watch, but it’s America’s favorite!

Baseball is classic, and Baltimore’s Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum and Sports Legends Museum takes tourists through the history of baseball and the prominence of sports in Baltimore. Iconic athlete Ruth is rooted in a Baltimore past and his childhood through accomplished life is on display in the museum.

Both in close proximity to charming Camden Yards, the museums display the rich cultural history of Baltimore sports teams and their famed athletes. Exhibits feature info on the Orioles, Colts, Ravens, Blast, Preakness and more. Feel the team pride and learn about your favorite athletes of past. Open from Tuesday through Sunday, they’re sporty and historical, perfect for any spring day! Read the rest of this entry »



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Sports Saturday: Ravens Cheerleaders

March 19th, 2011 by mjwilliams2

Girls, do you think you could do a better job than some of the Ravens Cheerleaders? Guys, do you have any input on the eye-candy? Let you voice be heard at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel on March 26th, where for the first time ever a live audience will decide the finalists for the Baltimore Ravens 2011 Cheerleader lineup. Hopefuls from all over will compete in both a dance round and a skill round before being graded by a panel of celebrity judges. After they receive their points from the celebs, it will be the audience’s job to decide who should be jumping around the sidelines of M & T Bank Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »



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Battle of the Bands Lineup Set!

March 18th, 2011 by The Professor

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We have our winning entries and it’s going to be a great show – March 31st in McGuire Hall at 9pm! Here they are and you can start lining up your own favorites now, then come cheer them on and try to influence the judges.

Stone Cold Star Fox

Nightsbridge

The Dialogue

The Palace at 4am

Mark the date and don’t miss it. Not only will you see 4 great bands compete for the opening slot at Loyolapalooza, but we’ll also have tickets to give away for Rams Head Live and Pier Six concerts! You win twice because WLOY is giving you all of it for free!



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Food Friday: Tir Na Nog

March 18th, 2011 by mjwilliams2

We all know that after our time at Loyola comes the real world. And sometimes, the real world isn’t easy. On March 24 the Young Executives for Success (Y.E.S!) will be hosting their Brackets & Beer event down in the harbor at the delicious Tir Na Nog in order to support Dress for Success Philadelphia!. DFSP! is a nonprofit organization that works to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing career development tips, professional attire, and networking opportunities for those looking to make a difference in their lives. So come on down and enjoy some refreshments, trivia games, and beer tastings for a good cause. Read the rest of this entry »



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7 Minute Sports: Ravens Marshall Yanda

March 17th, 2011 by Anthony Santiago

Here at WLOY, another special and exclusive interview is being brought to you by the staff that loves you as much as you love sports. Today, WLOY had the opportunity to speak to Baltimore Ravens Right Guard Marshal Yanda. He is a phenomenal guy and really talked up a storm when it came to the interview.

During the interview, Marshal spoke about his training regiment. He also was able to enlighten us here about the normal day for an NFL Right Guard and some of the behind scenes stuff that happens in the clubhouse. He also spoke some NCAA Football greatness.

You can only hear this wonderful interview here at WLOY.
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Top 40 of 3.18.11

March 17th, 2011 by Eric Loose

Happy St. Patty’s Day! In celebration, we have a few newcomers to the list. Say hello to a new band called The Head and the Heart. Also, we couldn’t have left the new Dodos CD off the list, could we?
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The Flashbulb – Love As A Dark Hallway

March 17th, 2011 by Eric Loose

Benn Jordan, as communicated over his last three albums especially, is a bit of an eccentric, an extremist of the electronic genre as I know it. Look at his past few albums. Kirlian Selections wasn’t just diverse, it was a breathtaking medley of styles and influences. Soundtrack To A Vacant Life wasn’t merely interesting, it was enthralling, captivating; and Arboreal wasn’t simply active, it was teeming with energy. Excuse the obvious hyperbole, but The Flashbulb, Jordan’s artistic moniker, calls for it. Read the rest of this entry »



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Eireann go braugh! It’s St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17th, 2011 by Amanda Nolan

La brea ata ann. Ni lia tir na nos. B’fhearr liom liomanaid, beoir, uisce beatha. Tá mé air meisce. Oh, sorry? You don’t speak Gaelic? Pardon me – I just thought that everyone was Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Originally a day to celebrate the life of St. Patrick, the man who expelled snakes from Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has turned into one of the leading holidays for the consumption of alcohol. I’m sure that Saint Patrick is looking down on the world today, and is incredibly pleased at how his legacy is living on in these United States. Make sure that, on this very special occasion, you do what you think is appropriate to commemorate the life of Saint Patrick. La Fheile Phadraig!



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Theater Thursday: Cabaret at Germano’s Trattoria

March 17th, 2011 by mjwilliams2

A great way to check out some of Baltimore’s thriving culture is to stop by the Cabaret at Germano’s Trattoria. Since May of 2008 Germano’s has hosted countless local acts, as well as performers from all over, interested in adding to the flavor of Charm City. Theater, jazz, classical, opera…the Cabaret has it all. The greatest aspect; however, is the informal, yet intimate environment created by the performers. Guests can enjoy amazing Tuscan food before or during the performance, and can grab a drink with the performers after the show. Read the rest of this entry »



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How Do YOU Relay?

March 16th, 2011 by Amanda Nolan

WLOY has TWO events in store to benefit Relay For Life. First, on Tuesday March 22, we’ll be DJing at Stoneleigh Lanes in Towson. The cost is $10, and that covers your transportation, shoes, and bowling from 9PM to 12AM.

Next, on Thursday March 24, we’ll be hosting Karaoke Wars in the Reading Room from 9PM to 11PM for only a $2 entry fee. You can pay to sing a song of your choosing, you can pay to torture your roommates/friends to keep them on stage, or you can pay to just make the bad music stop.

Bring your friends to both events, and keep in mind that ALL proceeds benefit Relay For Life.

As for the actual Relay event on March 26, we’ll be DJing the entire night – that’s right, all nine hours – and if you want to hear a certain song, we’ll be taking requests at the low, low price of $1! And, of course, you can join or donate to our Relay team here.



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