| Apr 23, 2011
| 11:21 PM
The first National Hillel Basketball Tournament ended two weeks ago in spectacular fashion, with a 53-51 triple-overtime victory for Washington University over Yeshiva in the men's final at Ritchie Coliseum. It began two years earlier as an afterthought....
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Nearly one out of four Marylanders who have tried to register to vote at a Motor Vehicle Administration office in the past four years has not been added to the voter rolls, according to state records obtained by The Sun.
Though some of these tens of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The competitive chess team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County fell less than a point short of regaining its national title at the 2012 President's Cup, which culminated Sunday in Herndon, Va.
The renowned team has won six national titles...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
| Aug 10, 2011
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced that four recent Baltimore County Public Schools graduates were among the final round of 2011 high school graduates to win scholarships sponsored by colleges and universities.
Two of the honored students are...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 2:46 PM
In Camden, N.J., a principal said the pressure to pump up students' standardized test results came with a threat from a district supervisor — nice medical benefits you have for your sick daughter, sure would be a shame to lose them.
In Atlanta, one...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Terence Kennedy, a financial consultant and adjunct faculty member of Stevenson University, died Aug. 12 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 73.
The son of a construction worker and a telephone operator, Mr. Kennedy was born and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 10:53 AM
The Talent Machine Company's summer production of Cole Porter's "Can Can," showcasing its 14- to 18-year-old cast members, ran two weekends, Aug. 5 to 14, at St. John's College Key Auditorium. As in past TMC summer shows, this event could be compared to a...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable.
Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Dr. Julius Henry "Jute" Taylor, who was a physics professor at what is now Morgan State University for 37 years and also headed the department, died Aug. 27 of heart failure at his Windsor Hills home.
He was 97.
The son of a brick mason and a homemaker,...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The morning after an independent filmmaker heard he's been given a $25,000 arts award, he tried to assess what the check would mean.
Matthew Porterfield, who walked away with the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday, worked seven years as a...