| May 25, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland basketball and football.
As Maryland's nonconference basketball schedule comes together, are there enough...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
A major reason many Maryland jurisdictions — especially Baltimore County and Baltimore City — confront a growing problem of aging, obsolete school buildings is an obscure bit of Internal Revenue Service bureaucracy called the "prior use rule."...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:24 PM
One year after arriving as Maryland's men's basketball coach, Mark Turgeon says the nonconference schedule "is not where I want it to be" and that he hopes to toughen it by adding more marquee games in future seasons — perhaps including some in...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
As president of Insight 180, Wendy Baird spends most of her days in her office on Main Street in Ellicott City, crafting strategic marketing plans for area businesses.
But few of her branding clients could ever guess how she spends her evenings.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:10 PM
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
| Oct 30, 2011
Jo Anne Schneider studies marginalized groups: refugees, the poor, people with disabilities — and, lately, Americans who have been unemployed for months and months, which includes a lot of people who never would have considered themselves on the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Bridget K. Healy, a second-year George Mason University student who had also been a member of the Special Olympics team at the university, died Thursday of a pulmonary thromboembolism at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Towson resident was 24.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:37 PM
An otherwise harmonious Board of Public Works meeting hit a dissonant note Wednesday when Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot objected to a $553,264 purchase of 32 Steinway-designed pianos for a performing arts center scheduled to open next year at...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Stop by for Weekends at Mason to see country singer (and NBC's "The Voice" celebrity vocal coach) Blake Shelton's "Well Lit & Amplified" tour. Performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, on the campus of George Mason...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
A NASA animation created here in Maryland gives a view from space of the massive derecho storm that tore across the state a week ago tonight.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-13 satellite, which monitors weather systems in the...