| Aug 18, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Opposition to extending civil marriage to same-sex couples isn't theocracy as Sen. Allan Kittleman has suggested. It's not bigotry, narrow-mindedness, hatred or "homophobia." It's common sense!
And it's a matter of children's rights. Each of us has a...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Rachel Berkowitz, of Columbia, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Clark University, in Worcester, Mass.
Katherine Koehling, of Columbia, earned a Bachelor of Arts in management and a minor in sociology in May from...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Gwen Pitcairn drove slowly through the cemetery in Tequesta, the small Florida village where she raised her three children. She stopped in front of her son Stephen's grave.
More than a year after his death, it still was marked by a makeshift memorial,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:39 AM
A state delegate from Virginia recently wrote on this page that "Sexual orientation is not limited to same- or complementary-sex attractions but includes attractions to children, prostitutes, multiple wives (polygamy), dead persons (necrophilia), animals,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Bentley Fazi and Ryan Deiter
Christian and Debra Fazi, of Columbia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bentley Katherine Fazi, to Ryan Scott Deiter, son of Scott and Yvonne Deiter, ofClarksville.
The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Atholton...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:39 AM
There is no greater rallying cry at American universities than that of supporting "diversity." On a near-daily basis, we hear of some new program that ostensibly furthers this value.
What does "diversity" mean though?
"Diversity," as applied by the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Robert B. Reich brings new meaning to the phrase "hope springs eternal" when he writes that the "regressive right wing of American politics" might ignite a new era of liberalism ("The regressive right-wing reawakens a progressive America," Oct. 20).
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Thibault Manekin, who helped redevelop two old mills in north Baltimore as affordable housing for teachers, will be honored at the White House on Thursday as a Champion of Change.
The Champions of Change campaign is part of the administration's Make It...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
Nearly 10 years ago, Wilde Lake High School teacher Herb West flipped on the television in his American government class in time for students to see a live image of a plane flying into the side of the World Trade Center. Students screamed and shouted in...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Sep 21, 2011
Dennis Livingston, an urban activist who called for jobs creation and a clean environment and who was a pioneer in the Station North Arts District near Green Mount Cemetery, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 72 and lived on...