| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If my tax dollars were being spent on hard research generating hard scientific data and conclusions, I might be somewhat less offended at this taxpayer waste ("Morgan State warned of problems with its largest research program," June 25). However, Morgan...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
In a recent commentary published in The Sun, Morgan State University President David Wilson described in glowing terms a multimillion-dollar NASA grant his institution won three years ago to conduct advanced climate and Earth sciences research. Mr. Wilson...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:33 AM
By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries.
Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle.
And, eventually, his older brother.
The brief paragraphs and...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Former Towson star running back Terrance West has signed his first NFL contract.
The Cleveland Browns' rookie third-round draft pick's four-year deal is worth approximately $2.796 million and includes a $527,400 signing bonus, according to a source....
| May 24, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Though the Long Reach boys outdoor track and field program finished behind Wilde Lake in both the Howard County championship, and the 3A East regional meet, members of the team knew their time was coming.
Considered a strong threat on the state level,...
| May 29, 2014
The "unofficial" start to summer has arrived, with many pool openings, a holiday weekend and more. College and university commencements have taken place while local high schools are preparing for their graduations in the upcoming month.
| May 28, 2014
| 6:15 PM
When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years.
His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Dulaney’s girls and boys track teams might have ended their 2014 high school seasons with the state championship meet at Morgan State last weekend, but that doesn’t mean the athletes are leaving the track for the summer.
Although the squad...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A proposal for Morgan State University to offer joint academic programs with Towson University is drawing objections from some Morgan officials who believe such a setup would benefit Towson far more than the Baltimore institution.
The plan, which is in...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Baltimore native Lydell Henry, 36, has been around wrestling his whole life. But everywhere he went, wrestling was disappearing.
A 1995 graduate of Dunbar High, Henry placed second in the Maryland Scholastic Association tournament his junior year. He...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Former Towson running back Terrance West used to sell shoes for a living, reluctantly joining the workforce as an overlooked prospect when his football career temporarily was derailed.
Now the Baltimore native has the job of his dreams. He was drafted...