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  • Obama's challenge changes

    Obama's challenge changes
    In running a successful national campaign, Barack Obama laid down guidelines that came to be seen as hallmarks of his leadership style. He prizes loyalty, discretion, teamwork and selflessness, say those who have worked with him. But as he shapes a new...
  • Army-Navy rivalry often a family affair

    Army-Navy rivalry often a family affair
    It happens, inevitably, at every sporting event. Katie Odierno Funk hears the national anthem and her eyes well up with tears. It's true whether she's watching baseball or basketball, but it hits her the hardest, without fail, at the Army-Navy football...
  • Loyola joins SAT-optional colleges

    Loyola joins SAT-optional colleges
    Loyola College's Jesuit tradition calls for it to serve students who did not start with every economic, social or geographic advantage. Widespread research, meanwhile, shows that standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT favor those from privileged...
  • 2944 Woodvalley Drive, Pikesville, MD 21208

    2944 Woodvalley Drive, Pikesville, MD 21208
    On March 31st, 2010, Jill Roten Meyers (Trustee) sold the residence at 2944 Woodvalley Drive in Pikesville, Maryland to Michael T. Rudikoff and Robin Power. The residence was purchased for $876,000. Michael T. Rudikoff is a cardiology and internal...
  • Aides' woes could badly harm Bush

    Washington // It's not often that President Bush, who casts himself as decisive and bold, is cut off from decisions of grave importance to his presidency. But as he and his team brace for the results of a lengthy CIA leak investigation that has reached...
  • NAACP'S future holds conflict between old, new attitudes

    In the NAACP's heyday, church ladies used to sign up members every Sunday, and families gave newborns lifetime memberships as baptism gifts. Today the 95-year-old civil rights group with a history of defending the rights of minorities, grapples to...
  • The legacy of 'Brown': 'It transformed the values of the country'

    JACK GREENBERG was 27 years old when he helped argue the Brown cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. His memoir, Crusaders in the Courts, was published in a new edition this month. Gilbert Holmes, dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, is a...
  • Interview with Jack Greenberg and Gilbert Holmes

    Jack Greenberg was 27 years old when he helped argue the Brown vs. Board of Education cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He succeeded Thurgood Marshall as head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, where he worked for more than 30 years. He is a professor of...
  • Black students sent away

    Those who know the story first-hand have dwindled to a precious few. For more than 40 years, Maryland taxpayers paid for the graduate education of hundreds of African-American teachers, lest they breach the walls of segregation at the University of...
  • Recovering a 'positive culture'

    In his father's day, parents would catch frogs for students to dissect in biology class. Supplies were inadequate and textbooks outdated. But the standard for students was uncompromising: They needed to perform at twice the level of whites if they were...
  • Steroid heat now turns to NFL

    Two weeks after a congressional hearing intensified the steroids spotlight on baseball, the onus of abusing performance-enhancing drugs shifts to the NFL tonight. In the television show 60 Minutes Wednesday, CBS will report that three members of the...
  • NFL now faces its own steroids test

    In 1989, just one year after Ben Johnson ran to steroids infamy in the Olympic Games, Gary Wadler co-authored a critically acclaimed book on drugs in sports. Performance-enhancing drugs, Wadler decided in the mid-80s, were spiraling out of control. His...