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  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the jobĀ CongressĀ is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • UMB BioPark looks for third lab building

    A developer in the University of Maryland BioPark is scheduled to introduce plans for a third research and lab building there this week, restarting a project that stalled during the recession. Wexford Science + Technology, LLC will present the city's...
  • Morgan State freshman football player Marquese Meadow dies

    Morgan State freshman football player Marquese Meadow dies
    Marquese Meadow, an 18-year-old freshman at Morgan State University and defensive lineman on the Bears football team, died early Sunday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital two weeks after becoming disoriented at practice, school officials said. Meadow,...
  • Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud

    Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud
    A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall. Anthony A. Hamilton, 35, who resigned from the school board as well as from the city's Health...
  • Spending jumps during back-to-college season

    Spending jumps during back-to-college season
    At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles. "Back to College" is a well-...
  • The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]

    The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]
    So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
  • 'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species

    'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species
    Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others. But researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggest that another actor is...
  • A cheaper alternative for developing new teachers [Letter]

    I read with great interest your article, "Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout" (Aug. 18) about the Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center developed by Jennifer Green, a former employee of the Baltimore City Schools. This initiative...
  • Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues

    Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke is taking a leave of absence through the end of the year because of "health and personal challenges," she wrote in a letter to the university community Thursday. She had announced in April that she was...
  • HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers

    HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers
    Harford Community College lost nearly half a million dollars in revenue during the prior fiscal year because of tuition waivers community colleges across the state are required to grant. Members of HCC's Board of Trustees and top administrators are...
  • Draft Freeman [Editorial]

    Draft Freeman  [Editorial]
    University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III says he is not interested in becoming chancellor of the University System of Maryland. That is a shame. He is extraordinarily qualified for the job, and if he could do for the...