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Mary Carole McCauley

Writer

Mary Carole McCauley joined The Sun in 2000 and is an arts reporter specializing in books and visual arts. Previously, she was The Sun’s theater critic and an assistant arts editor. A native Chicagoan, she graduated from the University of Chicago and completed a fellowship for arts journalists at Northwestern University. Her writing has been recognized with a National Headliner Award and three times by the Society for Features Journalism. 

Recent Articles

  • Cat yoga classes now offered at Harford County Humane Society

    Cat yoga classes now offered at Harford County Humane Society

    When the Humane Society of Harford County begins holding yoga class next month, some of the participants will have an unfair advantage when it comes to mastering the cat-cow pose. And the pigeon pose. And the eagle. Not to mention downward-facing dog. It's one of the benefits of having four paws,...

  • Marion Ostwald Brecht, language teacher from Towson, dies

    Marion Ostwald Brecht, language teacher from Towson, dies

    Marion Ostwald Brecht, who used humor and high standards during her 46-year teaching career to persuade students to believe in themselves as much as she believed in them, died of ovarian cancer Dec. 21 at her Towson home. She was 73. Perhaps because she herself was born with the deck stacked against...

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