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  • State right to drop all support for American Studies Association [Letter]

    I would like to disagree with your editorial "A chilling effect" (March 10). I believe that the central issue here is academic freedom. The American Studies Association (ASA), in theory an academic organization devoted to the study of the United States,...
  • Hopkins School of Education gets No. 1 ranking

    Hopkins School of Education gets No. 1 ranking
    U.S. News and World Report ranked the Johns Hopkins University's School of Education No. 1 in the nation for graduate education programs, above two state programs better known as teaching schools: University of Maryland, College Park at No. 26 and...
  • Boycott the boycotters [Letter]

    The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a pernicious undertaking that frequently targets academic organizations pressuring them to boycott and condemn Israel. Recently, as The Sun's editorial reports ("A chilling effect," March 10),...
  • Venus' 'Ding' proves a compelling sister act [Theater review]

    Venus' 'Ding' proves a compelling sister act [Theater review]
    When a play opens with two young women tipping across a dimly lit stage, wearing colorful, oversized, elongated, knit face masks and carrying a bat and frying pan, the audience knows it's in for a crazy ride — and that's exactly what they've got...
  • 'Randy' Holland Jr., 56, former editor of Catonsville Times

    Robert Randolph "Randy" Holland Jr. of Rockton, Ill., a sales director and former editor of the Catonsville Times, died of a heart attack on Jan. 23. He was 56. Mr. Holland was born Oct. 15, 1957, at St. Agnes Hospital to parents Robert, retired...
  • Terps women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas named All-ACC for fourth straight year

    Terps women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas named All-ACC for fourth straight year
    Senior forward Alyssa Thomas was voted first-team All-ACC for the third straight year and freshman guard Lexie Brown was named to the All-ACC Freshman Team by the league's 15 head coaches. Thomas is the third player in Maryland history to earn All-ACC...
  • Md. colleges clarify applications for financial aid

    Md. colleges clarify applications for financial aid
    More than 100 universities, including Goucher College and Loyola University Maryland, will clarify application instructions to ensure they are not violating federal law by requiring extra forms to determine eligibility for financial aid, Rep. Elijah E....
  • Education is not optional [Commentary]

    Education is not optional [Commentary]
    A New Jersey high school senior, who claims she was kicked out of the house but whose parents claim she left rather than abide by their rules, has filed suit against them demanding financial support. Rachel Canning, who is now 18, moved in with a friend...
  • Finding college segregation remedies likely to be complicated, expensive

    Finding college segregation remedies likely to be complicated, expensive
    After a federal judge found that Maryland's historically black colleges face unfair and unconstitutional competition from the state's predominantly white universities, the parties headed into negotiations this month to work it out. But even with the...
  • Carroll agribusiness seminar rescheduled for March 22

    Carroll agribusiness seminar rescheduled for March 22
    An agribusiness conference aimed at aspiring young farm entrepreneurs that was postponed in February because of snow has been rescheduled for March 22. The Carroll County Department of Economic Development is continuing to accept registrations for...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • 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...