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The Sports Kid Column: Why Aren’t We Talking About the Riot at Penn State?

The Sports Kid Column: Why Aren’t We Talking About the Riot at Penn State?

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports, Top Stories

In this week's iteration of our favorite Sport Kid's column, he takes a closer look at the Penn State Riots.

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch New Theatre put on a production of the classic musical "Hairspray" at Skirball over the weekend.

New York City joins in Freddie Gray protests

New York City joins in Freddie Gray protests

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under News

Protests against police brutality were held throughout New York City on Wednesday in solidarity with Baltimore.

Comedy most incisive when angry

Comedy most incisive when angry

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Obama's recent speeches are contradictory in their handling of serious issues.

Media coverage of Baltimore frustrating

Media coverage of  Baltimore frustrating

By WSN Editorial Board

April 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The media coverage of the Baltimore riots has dismissed the largely peaceful protests and cleanup efforts.

Nathan’s focus proves too wide in ‘12 O’Clock Boys’

Nathan’s focus proves too wide in ‘12 O’Clock Boys’

February 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

Every day they ride. They speed through city streets, disorienting cars and pedestrians as they weave in and out of traffic. The 12 O’Clock Boys, the titular community of Lotfy Nathan’s debut documentary, are a different kind of gang. They don’t steal, they don’t fight, they don’t vandal...

Orioles fans still hope for World Series victory

Orioles fans still hope for World Series victory

February 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

It has been 30 years since the Baltimore Orioles won a World Series. Since then, the Orioles have only made the playoffs three times. The first was in 1996 when I was five years old, the second a year later in 1997, and the third this past season. Even though the majority of my childhood was spent w...

Beyoncé overshadows Super Bowl

Beyoncé overshadows Super Bowl

February 6, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

It is 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII is about to begin, as millions upon millions of Americans sit glued to their television screens; however, not all of them are watching it to enjoy what may perhaps become a legendary football game. Their anticipated viewing pleasure? The Beyoncé...

Ray Lewis completes career with Super Bowl victory

Ray Lewis completes career with Super Bowl victory

February 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

It all ended on a goal line. The San Francisco 49ers were surging after a power outage gave them all the momentum in the closing half of Super Bowl XLVII. The 49ers had the Baltimore Ravens on the ropes — less than 10 yards from the end zone — with four opportunities to score and complete the greatest...

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

February 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

In the midst of an electric atmosphere, at the New Orleans Superdome, the thunderous Raven’s linebacker, Ray Lewis, emerged out of the player’s tunnel. Upon reaching the end of the tunnel, Lewis stood still for a moment, his head turned up at the chaos around him. He seemed to absorb it, to welcome...