| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:42 AM
From Liz Atwood: If your tween doesn't have a smart phone or tablet yet, I'll bet it's on the Christmas wish list. Yet as pervasive as mobile devices are, I was still astounded to see a new study from the Verizon Foundation that shows more than one...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:05 AM
When I came back to The Aegis last July after being an editorial assistant here in 2007, I wrote my very first column, introducing myself to all you lovely people knowing that eventually, somewhere down the line I would also have to write a goodbye...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice became a target of criticism, and an even more unpopular figure as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans are concerned, when he wore a Terible Towel on his head while walking off the field Sunday night following a 13-...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 8:14 AM
In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call.
C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
| Feb 12, 2012
Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job.
The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Students beware: Scholarship providers aren't just going by your application to learn about you.
They're also checking you out on Google and social media sites, according to a recent survey. And what they uncover — the good or the bad — could...
| Jun 19, 2011
The woman had just bought a new car at the Mile One dealership, but she was sad to see her old one go. So she let a dealership staffer take a picture of her with both — and Mile One connected her with the buyer of her old car online.
| Dec 8, 2010
| 6:42 PM
The suspect in the attempted bombing of the Army recruiting center in Catonsville apparently drew inspiration from an array of websites and radical Islamic leaders, including a U.S.-born cleric who has been targeted for assassination by the Obama...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:00 PM
As an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, Alexander Kinyua was described by a professor as "docile" and dedicated, always looking to improve himself. On the Internet, Kinyua — now accused of killing a family friend and...
| May 4, 2011
| 1:17 PM
When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job?
Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations.
First, there were a rash of reported...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:53 AM
The inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race scheduled for Ocean City in April was meant to be a feel-good event promoting a noble cause — and a way to boost tourism during the resort town's off-season.
Now uncertainty surrounds it and other...