The Baltimore Sun

Tricia Bishop

Writer

Tricia Bishop, the deputy editorial page editor, was a reporter in the business and metro sections covering biotechnology, education and city and federal courts prior to joining the board.

Recent Articles

  • Gender equality lacking in state leadership teams

    Gender equality lacking in state leadership teams

    Hillary Clinton promised this week that if she's elected president, half of her advisory cabinet would be female. "I would have a cabinet that looks like America," she told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow during a town hall event, "and 50 percent of America is women." Actually, it's closer to 51 percent,...

  • A duty to protect and serve

    A duty to protect and serve

    When the Anne Arundel County sheriff's office sent out a press release detailing the arrest of Sheriff Ronald Bateman on allegations of domestic violence this week, the under-sheriff took the extra step of adding a personal testimonial about his boss. "I have never known the Sheriff to be a violent...

  • Can Light City redefine Baltimore?

    Can Light City redefine Baltimore?

    The organizers of Light City want the seven-day festival to eventually rebrand Baltimore. And I'll admit, at times it feels like we need a little rebranding. The Washington Post has mocked us for our homicide rate, Johns Hopkins fellows and their families say they're afraid to move here, and National...

  • Raising respectful boys

    Raising respectful boys

    Two male middle school students, ages 11 and 12, were charged last month with sexual battery for pinning an 11-year-old girl to the ground on a Virginia school bus and repeatedly groping her chest and buttocks for a 10- to 12-minute period that was caught on video. In a statement, a Fairfax County...

  • Uneven justice for Baltimore's rioters

    Uneven justice for Baltimore's rioters

    Allen Bullock, who knew Freddie Gray, took out his frustration over his friend's death on a police car last spring. A photographer captured him standing on the hood, wielding an orange traffic cone like a baseball bat as he smashed in the car's windshield. He's looking straight into the camera,...

  • 'Wake up,' women

    'Wake up,' women

    A bill proposed by Kentucky lawmaker Mary Lou Marzian would prevent doctors from prescribing erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra to anyone other than married men who have their partner's written consent. Ms. Marzian said she was trying to "wake up women" after her state passed a law requiring...

  • CDC shames our mothering before we're mothers

    CDC shames our mothering before we're mothers

    In a Vital Signs report released Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that women, to avoid the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in future children, "stop drinking alcohol if they are trying to get pregnant or could get pregnant" — which many took to...

  • Gun control advocates: the silent majority

    Gun control advocates: the silent majority

    Here's what happens when the NRA tweets your gun-control column, which is then picked up by several conservative media outlets: It makes your piece one of The Sun's best read opinions of the new year, and it unleashes the hounds. "Batten down the hatches," was the advice my editor gave after signing...

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