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  • Gansler rips O'Malley-Brown record in radio debate

    Gansler rips O'Malley-Brown record in radio debate
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler ripped into the record of Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown as the Democratic candidates for governor held their third and final debate Thursday on a Baltimore radio station. Gansler blamed O'Malley...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • Helping low-income students succeed in college [Letter]

    Helping low-income students succeed in college [Letter]
    Karl Alexander and Doris Entwisle tracked nearly 800 children who began first grade in a Baltimore City public school in 1982 and found that only 4 percent of those who came from low-income families eventually earned a college degree ("Baltimore study...
  • At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship

    At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship
    Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled. The demonstration...
  • Rodgers Forge pushes back on TU women's softball stadium

    Rodgers Forge pushes back on TU women's softball stadium
    Jerry Truelove and a dozen of his Rodgers Forge neighbors have formed an ad hoc committee to negotiate with TU about a planned women's softball stadium. They claim the new construction will destroy their quality of life and decrease their property...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • Morgan St. board extends president's contract

    Morgan St. board extends president's contract
    The Morgan State University Board of Regents on Tuesday extended President David Wilson's contract indefinitely. The new contract begins July 1, when his current one expires, and has no end date — rather, Wilson will serve "at the pleasure of...
  • Ehrlich no expert on college affordability or politics [Letter]

    Ehrlich no expert on college affordability or politics [Letter]
    What a revelation. Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cares deeply about higher education. And, all of a sudden, he's an expert on the subject ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25). For anyone who doesn't remember, tuition at Maryland's...
  • Mother's illness draws daughter closer

    Mother's illness draws daughter closer
    Sometimes, late at night, Glennae Williams is startled awake by a crash. "Are you ok, Ma?" she calls to her mother. Her mother, DaVeeda White, has fallen again. She gets up to use the bathroom and her legs collapse, just as they have been collapsing...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
  • MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union

    MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union
    Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state. The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...
  • Morgan State president offered indefinite 'appointment,' no formal job contract

    Morgan State president offered indefinite 'appointment,' no formal job contract
    The Morgan State University Board of Regents offered President David Wilson an "appointment" but no formal job contract this week and said he will continue to serve at "the pleasure of the board." The college's governing board met in closed session for...