| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82.
"They say teachers are born, and Ollie had not only the native ability to be a teacher but also the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In the middle of July 1992, Bill Clinton accepted the democratic nomination for president, the TV show "Melrose Place" premiered on Fox and America loved the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Just Another Day," Jon...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:15 AM
When Maryland Black Ice Softball Club coaches Bob Stephenson and Tony Canami recruit players for their Cockeysville-based 18-under team, they say they're looking for “young stars.”
Stephenson and Canami appear to have found two in...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Educators from throughout Prince George's County will present a discussion on various topics at the Prince George's County Council's education town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 22 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Surrattsville High School, 6101 Garden Drive....
| May 2, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Bowie State athletic director Anton Goff is leaving to accept the same position at the University of Hartford and was introduced in his new role at a news conference Friday. Goff will begin his new job in July after spending four years at Bowie State....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Morgan State University is working with a group that intends to bring Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to speak on campus this fall, a university spokesman said Saturday.
Spokesman Clint Coleman said a local Nation of Islam chapter, the Student...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The following Laurel area residents graduated from Salisbury University: Brent Greer, Bachelor of Arts in political science; and Lauren Westermeyer, Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Dylan Haversack, of Laurel, earned Faculty Honors for fall 2013 at the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler's statewide tour to launch his campaign for governor entered its third day Thursday as the Democrat took his stump speech to Western Maryland.
Gansler has slightly different remarks - and campaign promises - for...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:11 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students.
In the ruling, U.S....