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  • University of Baltimore to offer free final semester

    University of Baltimore to offer free final semester
    The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday. The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
  • Cozy Towson Green townhouse offers a bright new beginning

    Cozy Towson Green townhouse offers a bright new beginning
    For many people, midlife is a time for fresh beginnings, and often those beginnings bring the exhilaration of reinvention. Deb Moriarty, vice president of student affairs at Towson University, acknowledges both. After 13 years in Catonsville, her...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Irish sports Today, March 23: The Baltimore Gaelic Athletic Association is hosting a free Irish Sports 101 clinic at Latrobe Park at 1560 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point. The club will demonstrate hurling/camogie from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Gaelic...
  • HCC men's basketball season ends game short of nationals

    It is amazing how last winter feels like so long ago. But it was indeed just last March that the Howard Community College Dragons men's basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Danville, Illinois. This...
  • 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,...
  • The rise of Baltimore's independent video game developers

    The rise of Baltimore's independent video game developers
    Joel Haddock and Chris Klimas regularly have, what they call, a "date night." No dinner. No movie. Nothing like that. To them, "date night" is working on a personal project — Twofold Secret, an independent gaming studio the two founded in 2010. It...
  • Towson U. administrator, Dulaney High senior honored by county women's commission

    Towson U. administrator, Dulaney High senior honored by county women's commission
    A Riverview woman with six decades worth of community service, a Towson University administrator who has helped develop the school and its relationship with the community, and a dynamic Dulaney High School senior were honored Thursday at Baltimore...
  • UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher

    UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher
    Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors. Setting lax standards for schoolchildren in science classes is like teaching them to dunk a basketball on a 9-foot-high hoop, when kids the next town over play with one 10 feet...
  • Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

    Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray
    A day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ in their pre-meeting prayers, Commissioner Robin B. Frazier did just that — twice — saying she was willing to go to jail for her beliefs. “...
  • Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats

    Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats
    Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup. Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...
  • New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

    New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero
    Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture. "My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
  • '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...