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Tricia Bishop

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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

  • Baltimore mayor's hefty haul from 'Healthy Holly'

    Baltimore mayor's hefty haul from 'Healthy Holly'

    It’s no secret that Baltimore’s mayor has written a few books. Details are right there in her Maryland Manual bio, from when she was a legislator: “Author, ‘Mind Garden: Where Thoughts Grow’ (2005), and the ‘Healthy Holly’ children's book series.” What most of us didn’t know, however, until Sun...

  • Why aren't Md. parents talking about the Kirwan Commission?

    Why aren't Md. parents talking about the Kirwan Commission?

    After a visit to The Sun’s editorial board last week from William E. “Brit” Kirwan, chairman of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, I turned to Facebook to see what parents were saying about the group and its recent recommendations to reform the state’s education system. The...

  • Now that we've reflected on the Parkland shooting, we should consider Baltimore's every day

    Now that we've reflected on the Parkland shooting, we should consider Baltimore's every day

    Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the devastating massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where an expelled student shot to death 17 people — 14 of them children — and injured 17 more. It was the deadliest attack ever on an American high school. Presidents...

  • Bishop: How starting school after Labor Day in Md. led to my kid's broken collarbone

    Bishop: How starting school after Labor Day in Md. led to my kid's broken collarbone

    Did I ever tell you about the time the governor broke my daughter’s collarbone? That may be a slight exaggeration. It was more a joint effort by the governor, the comptroller and the summer camp planners at the Orokawa Y in Towson, which was, a manager eventually told me, uncharacteristically understaffed...

  • The next Gloria Steinem?

    The next Gloria Steinem?

    Speaking at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore this week, feminist icon Gloria Steinem came across like a really hip great aunt, a smart, interesting woman who’s lived a rich, layered life — a life worthy of reflection and, on some scale, reverence, whether you subscribe to her politics or...

  • A visit from St. Mueller?

    A visit from St. Mueller?

    ‘Twas weeks before Christmas, and all through the nation, People were feeling a certain frustration; The plea deals were signed, the sentencing begun, But Mueller, alas, was STILL not quite done. The Dems had high hopes; the House was won! They envisioned impeachment, a prez undone. But the dominoes...

  • Kevin Plank may be Trumpier than we knew

    Kevin Plank may be Trumpier than we knew

    Turns out Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is Trumpier than we thought. Last year, he came under fire for praising the president’s business stance, and this year, we find out he’s also a fan of strippers (shout-out to Stormy!). Mr. Plank and other executives attended strip clubs after various events...

  • Taylor Swift finds her (political) voice

    Taylor Swift finds her (political) voice

    Kudos to singer Taylor Swift for getting political this week and urging young people to vote during her “artist of the year” acceptance speech at the 2018 American Music Awards and in an earlier Instagram post. Her words are credited with prompting thousands between the ages of 18 and 24 to register...

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