| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Columbia Pro Cantare is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of two composers who were born in 1862, Debussy and Delius, as well as the 100th anniversary of the death of Massenet in 1912, at its concert Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m. at First...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:45 AM
President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable"...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Towson sophomore Marcus Damas brought a crowd of students and alumni to their feet after dunking over three cheerleaders who playfully cowered under the basket at the Tigers' recent Black & Gold Jam.
The inaugural, fan-friendly event officially...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Maryland public schools are rightfully acclaimed as some of the best in the nation. And yet these outstanding schools are at risk of leaving their top students behind.
The problem is not limited to our state; it's a growing national concern. A recent...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Sarah Bart, a senior at Goucher College, won again Thursday night on the "Jeopardy! College Championship" competition.
It wasn't even close.
Bart more than doubled the combined total of both of her competitors, Greer Mackabee, of Duke, and Jaime Alayon,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Jonathan and Kelly Caplan
Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011.
The bride is a 1987 graduate...
| Jul 8, 2009
For several days leading up to the U.S. nationals, Katie Hoff swore she felt better. Sure, a respiratory illness earlier this month had wiped her out, forcing her to nearly drop out of a meet in California, and she was coughing nonstop. But with rest, she...
| Aug 8, 2008
A day after the Justice Department released hundreds of documents purporting to link Bruce E. Ivins to the 2001 anthrax killings, scientists and legal experts criticized the strength of the case and cast doubt on whether it could have succeeded....
| Jul 6, 2009
He tinkered with his stroke and exhausted his muscles in the weight room. He grew a mustache. He won some races and lost a few. He just missed out on grabbing the world record he wants but doesn't own.
All that, however interesting or mundane, was merely...
| Jul 7, 2009
- Michael Phelps could sense the question coming long before it was asked.
After all, new, high-tech swimsuits and their legality in competition have been the talk of the swimming world since the Beijing Olympics. They're the main topic of conversation...
| Jul 10, 2009
Michael Phelps has always been a little obsessed with numbers, to the point where they sometimes pop up in his dreams. But during the past four years, no number has rattled around inside his head more than 50.40. It represented the world record in the...