As the 50th anniversary of public radio draws near, a radio historian at UMBC looks at NPR’s contradictory legacy of sonic innovation and monotony.
Mama’s Boy Dan Eiskant ’19, media and communication studies, took the American Ninja Warrior challenge head-on and has competed two trials so far. He’s also teaching the next generation of ANJ hopefuls.
Monday through Thursday, he’s your average student. But once Friday rolls around, UMBC sophomore Devin Meeks packs his bags and does a forward 180, traveling the world for his part-time job: professional jump roper.
At 5:30 a.m. every morning, Shanae Cole ‘13, Media and Communication Studies, sits down in the control room as she assists with managing cameras, news anchors, and viewers of...