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  • Keeping the initial, keeping the tie

    We begin Anno Domini 2014 with a momentous announcement at The New York Times: Nicholas Kristof has dropped the middle initial from his byline.  Please remain calm. Do not panic. Remain in your seats.  Mr. Kristof is at some pains to explain that...
  • Hired last week, offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo leaves Terps for NFL

    Hired last week, offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo leaves Terps for NFL
    Maryland offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo – whose hiring was announced by the school six days ago – is leaving to accept a job with the New England Patriots, the NFL team announced Wednesday. The Terps will begin a search immediately to...
  • Meet Terps defensive tackle commit David Shaw

    Meet Terps defensive tackle commit David Shaw
    With national signing day a day away, preview the Terps' class of 2014 with a handy, commit-by-commit guide. Prospect profiles will run all the way through Wednesday (Feb. 5), when players can officially sign a national letter of intent. (SEE THEM ALL...
  • Edit local Wikipedia information at Laurel History Edit-a-thon

    Edit local Wikipedia information at Laurel History Edit-a-thon
    The Laurel Museum is opening its doors this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone interested in bringing Laurel's history to one of the web's premier sites. The event, called the Laurel History Edit-a-Thon, is sponsored by the Laurel...
  • Happy Repudiation Day!

    Happy Repudiation Day!
    I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week. On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...
  • Don't copy; don't tell lies

    Mark Liberman's post at Language Log about the minor furor over plagiarism in work published under Sen. Rand Paul's name, along with some of the comments, allows us to make some useful distinctions. What counts as plagiarism, passing off someone else's...
  • Maryland colleges; let them compete

      Maryland colleges; let them compete
    I commend Professor George La Noue for his careful and comprehensive analysis of the recent judicial decision concerning Maryland's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27). I concur in his...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night

    'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night
    Double elimination tonight! Finalists! Whee! Apolo & Karina get the encore with their rumba to "Man in the Mirror." Footage from last night: During Shawn & Derek's "Knight Rider Bangra," Len shouted, "I love it! I love it!" So, are they safe or are...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 309: 'The Suicide King'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 309: 'The Suicide King'
    And we're back! After a two month break for the holidays and football playoffs, AMC's The Walking Dead returned to the airwaves Sunday night with a fairly strong effort to kick off the final eight episodes of season three. Sunday night's episode, The...
  • 'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'

    'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'
    Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down! For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over

    Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over
    Mirrorball Madness is back, baby! They waste no time going straight to the competitive routines after a brief welcome from Tom and Brooke following the opening number.   Brant Daugherty & Peta Murgatroyd Cha cha Brant describes himself as a "single...
  • Jacoby and Karina have work cut out for them in 'Dancing with the Stars' finale

    Jacoby and Karina have work cut out for them in 'Dancing with the Stars' finale
    Jacoby Jones begins the finales tonight coming down the staircase in purple and gold, with partner Karina Smirnoff in a purple dress -- a nice nod to Jacoby’s hometown of New Orleans. Their first round is the "judges' pick" dance, and it's the...