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  • City warns of a Stephanie Rawlings-Blake impostor on Instagram

    City warns of a Stephanie Rawlings-Blake impostor on Instagram
    Baltimore officials Friday warned residents that someone was posing as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on the social network Instagram. Using the Instagram handle 'mayorsrb,' the account promised college scholarships in exchange for email addresses, the...
  • Fraternity ends pledging [Commentary]

    Fraternity ends pledging  [Commentary]
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the college fraternity with a prized pipeline to the halls of power, has banned the initiation of new members after at least 10 deaths since 2006 were linked to hazing, alcohol or drugs at fraternity events. "As an organization,...
  • At only 18, a master of the classical piano

    Youthful playing comes naturally for George Li, because the pianist is only 18 years old. This precocious talent performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. His program...
  • Georges Garinther, civilian engineer

    Georges Garinther, civilian engineer
    Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
  • Much of Terps guard Dez Wells' lawsuit against Xavier upheld Wednesday

    Much of Terps guard Dez Wells' lawsuit against Xavier upheld Wednesday
    A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday upheld many of the claims in Terps guard Dez Wells' lawsuit against Xavier, which expelled him in 2012 after the then-Musketeers freshman star was accused of sexual assault. Judge Arthur Spiegel, according to...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, March 16 Classical concert The Columbia Pro Cantare Chorus performs Rutter's "Requiem," featuring soprano Laura Whittenberger, organist Donald Fries and the Chamber Orchestra at 3 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3604 Chatham Road in...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
  • Boycott of Israel boycotters doesn't threaten academic freedom [Letter]

    The principle of academic freedom cited in The Sun's March 10 editorial "A chilling effect" protects academics from having their research, publishing and teaching judged according to extraneous moral, religious or political criteria, and from being...
  • A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]

    A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]
    Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
  • Student fees to increase at Harford Community College this fall

    Student fees to increase at Harford Community College this fall
    Students at Harford Community College will see yet another increase in their costs starting this fall, after the HCC Board of Trustees voted Tuesday night to approve a 2.6 percent increase in consolidated fees. The increase will bring the consolidated...
  • New play rates for Thomas Run Park still up in the air

    New play rates for Thomas Run Park still up in the air
    Several weeks after Harford Community College officials said modified new play rates would be published for the Harford Sports Complex, nothing has been made public. College officials said the rates aren't finalized, and there was no talk about them at...
  • Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books

    Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books
    Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.   So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...