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  • Juniata College Concert Choir to perform Wednesday in Bel Air

    Juniata College Concert Choir to perform Wednesday in Bel Air
    When the Juniata College Concert Choir takes the stage in Bel Air Wednesday, look for Jonathan Frieswyk, who graduated from Bel Air High School last year. Because he's 6 feet, 4 inches, he'll be on the back row. "We love singing for people," he said. "I...
  • A chilling effect [Editorial]

    A chilling effect  [Editorial]
    The decisions taken by the American Studies Association, a small, relatively obscure scholarly organization devoted to the study of American history and culture, rarely resonate much beyond the ivied walls of academe. But earlier this year the group...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon, among the nation's largest and most storied college fraternities, eliminated the controversial "pledging" process Sunday, saying new members once referred to as "pledges" immediately would be treated as fairly and equally as more...
  • Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer

    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer
    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
  • Towson basketball advances to CAA tournament semifinal with 80-71 win over James Madison

    Towson basketball advances to CAA tournament semifinal with 80-71 win over James Madison
    Towson’s story was neatly summarized on the black T-shirts players wore during warm-ups. “Started from the bottom,” the shirts said in block lettering, along with “1-31,” the team’s record two seasons ago. Left unsaid...
  • Childhood cancer fundraiser remembers Keeley Imel [Ellicott City]

    Calling all foodies! On Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., the St. Jude Hope in the Harbor Gala is cooking up inspiration to fight childhood cancer at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.     The event will feature over twenty top-rated...
  • Ex-wrestler Lydell Henry goes to the mat for students with Beat the Streets — Baltimore

    Ex-wrestler Lydell Henry goes to the mat for students with Beat the Streets — Baltimore
    Baltimore native Lydell Henry, 36, has been around wrestling his whole life. But everywhere he went, wrestling was disappearing. A 1995 graduate of Dunbar High, Henry placed second in the Maryland Scholastic Association tournament his junior year. He...
  • UMBC's Elliott is America East men's basketball Rookie of the Year

    UMBC's Elliott is America East men's basketball Rookie of the Year
    Colleges UMBC's Elliott is top America East rookie UMBC freshman guard Rodney Elliott (John Carroll) was named America East Conference men's basketball Rookie of the Year on Friday in a unanimous vote by the league's head coaches. Elliott, UMBC's...
  • Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth

    Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth
    Pat Skerry has spent the past 30 minutes pacing the perimeter of the court, tossing out gentle pointers in his New England-inflected patter. One of his Towson Tigers fires an ill-conceived pass that ends up rattling among the seats at SECU Arena. The...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Towson U, Balto. Co. collaborating on Cross Campus Drive improvements

    Towson U, Balto. Co. collaborating on Cross Campus Drive improvements
    Towson University is collaborating with Baltimore County on traffic calming and pedestrian safety measures on Cross Campus Drive, county officials announced Friday. The $62,000 effort will install bumped-out curbs that narrow Cross Campus Drive and...