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  • Howard teens make a difference in service-themed summer camp

    Howard teens make a difference in service-themed summer camp
    Some youngsters attend summer camp to swim or play sports, but Mona King and Marilyn Smith spent Wednesday morning getting acquainted with horses. The two 13-year-olds, both rising eighth-graders at Elkridge Landing Middle School, groomed and cleaned...
  • Towson University students robbed at gunpoint in off-campus home invasion

    Two Towson University students were robbed at gunpoint in their off-campus apartment late Sunday night, Baltimore County Police said. According to Cpl. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman, the two students were sitting in their shared apartment in the...
  • Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules

    Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules
    A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students. In the ruling, U.S....
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
  • Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers

    Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers
    James Patterson, a well-known, best-selling author of mysteries, has decided to underwrite eight $6,000 scholarships a year to Towson University students who are planning to become teachers. The scholarship recipients will be chosen this month. Students...
  • Towson cheerleading squad suspended for alleged hazing

    Towson cheerleading squad suspended for alleged hazing
    Towson University's championship cheerleading squad has been suspended from competition for the academic year over an alleged hazing incident, school officials confirmed Thursday. The school declined to provide details, instead issuing a statement...
  • Appeal hearing scheduled for Towson cheerleaders

    Appeal hearing scheduled for Towson cheerleaders
    The Towson University cheerleading team is scheduled for an appeals hearing Friday after being accused of hazing and suspended from competing. The national championship-winning team's hearing will be in front of the school's student appeals committee,...
  • Towson cheerleaders decline further appeal, settling hazing matter

    Towson cheerleaders decline further appeal, settling hazing matter
    Towson University cheerleaders disciplined for hazing told administrators Friday they would not make a second appeal after receiving a softened penalty, settling the matter, university officials said. University officials added that they would not...
  • Sanctions against Towson cheerleaders reduced

    Sanctions against Towson cheerleaders reduced
    Towson University's championship cheerleading team will be allowed to practice but not perform after an appeals committee decided to significantly reduce the sanctions over an alleged hazing incident, school officials said Tuesday. Towson University's...
  • Terps LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil's journey leads him back to his hometown

    Terps LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil's journey leads him back to his hometown
    The only time Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has stepped foot inside M&T Bank Stadium was before his senior year at Towson High School. A former running back who once emulated San Diego Chargers star LaDainian Tomlinson, Cudjoe-Virgil was then a linebacker who...
  • HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement

    HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement
    A right-hand turn lane from Schucks Road onto Route 22 (East Churchville Road) will be built to improve traffic at the intersection near Harford Community College to accommodate traffic that will be generated once Towson University building opens on...
  • Harry H. Boublitz, librarian

    Harry H. Boublitz, librarian
    Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...