| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Rev. Marquez Ball moved to Laurel more than two years ago and quickly was able to gauge some patterns around him.
"I noticed a tremendous trend of millennials moving to Laurel but they are not connected to a church or any faith tradition," said...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors.
The enrollment growth that...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:40 AM
I may not be up to speed on the latest gadgets and fads. So I had to rely on Atholton's varsity field hockey coach, Martie Dyer, to help me with this latest craze, the Ice Bucket Challenge. Last Thursday, the Atholton field hockey team took up the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Pearl Foundation Inc. awarded scholarships to eight local high school seniors recently at its 34th annual scholarship luncheon organized by Andrea Moore Evans, the foundation's fundraiser coordinator.
The foundation is the charitable affiliate of...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
And no longer would those who...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
— Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission.
Christen McWithey is 19 years old.
McWithey, who just...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Highland resident Vic McCrary, vice president for research and economic development, Morgan State University, was selected to the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program was...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:21 AM
I'm under the impression that people really liked disco in the late 1970s. Who would have guessed? Here's your top 10, 36 years ago, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Night Fever," the Bee Gees
This one appeared, of course, on the...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The announcement this week that University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan is retiring after 12 years on the job comes just as the state is preparing to welcome another gifted leader in the field of higher education, former Baltimore Mayor...