| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93.
"She was a pillar of...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct title of Austin Sarat's new book.
Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona this summer?
Some witnesses reported that Wood gasped over 600 times during his July 23...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Op-ed writer Nate Greenslit is exactly correct in arguing that it would benefit the proponents of the use of psychedelics to focus the discussion toward the treatment of medical ailments ("Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana?" Aug. 6). However,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:58 AM
In March 2014, for the first time in over 40 years, a study of the therapeutic benefits of lysergic acid diethylamide — more commonly known as LSD — was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. It showed that LSD-assisted psychotherapy...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.
"We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Towson University is one of five schools recognized Tuesday by the National Security Agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program.
Towson will receive the CAE-Cyber Operations designation for the 2014 through 2019...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:48 AM
A decision Annie Seaman made in 2008 as a seventh-grader at Hereford Middle School has changed the course of her life. Chinese classes were being offered that year for the first time in Baltimore County schools and Annie signed up.
She continued to...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Since the late 1960s, Neil Meyerhoff has been keeping a keen eye out for striking images of people and places. Some of the results have been acquired by such institutions as the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington and the Museum of Photographic Arts...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:34 AM
In the United States, weathercasters serve as our goofy national soothsayers — screwballs who don ridiculous hats and deliver wacky one-liners. But they're also trusted oracles who employ the latest scientific wizardry to divine the mysteries of the...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On June 6 and 7, tots in tiny tutus and pony tails will dance on the Laurel High School stage in concert with more than 200 other sublimely costumed "Pop Stars" from Stars Studio in North Laurel.
The annual recital will culminate the past year's dance...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:36 AM
As my 9-year-old son and I were enjoying a meal at a Lebanese cafe last month, I overheard a middle aged woman say to the server: "This is my first Memorial Day weekend alone. I'm separated, and the kids are with their dad." The way in which she wore...