| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of racial preference in college admissions on Wednesday, and that ought to be a concern for those who believe such policies have provided countless opportunities for minorities — and enriched the educational...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Calvert Hall is going to Carnegie Hall.
In April, 15 Calvert Hall College High School vocal music students will join with other school choirs to perform in a festival chorus at Carnegie Hall.
George Wilkerson Jr., vocal music teacher at the school, said...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Seven years ago, Michael Shayte tested various brass and string instruments along with the rest of his fifth-grade class.
But only the trombone called to him.
"It just felt right when I started playing," he said, recalling that moment back in middle...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The Towson University community is expressing condolences this week to colleague, Deb Moriarty, for the death of her husband, Gregory Giovanazzi.
Moriarty is vice president for student affairs at Towson University, and also serves as president for the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Some wore Towson University items, others bore UMBC jerseys and Columbia Volleyball Club gear.
There was at least one player from the 1992 U.S. Olympic team, another from the University of Michigan, and a coach from UCLA.
Despite the diverse...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Johns Hopkins led the nation's universities in research and development spending for the 32nd consecutive year in rankings released this week by the National Science Foundation.
Hopkins has dominated the rankings since the foundation began crediting...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Throughout the United States, a potentially lethal war is erupting. It is a war that puts millions of innocent lives in danger and undermines the centuries-long sacred bond between physicians and patients. This is a war between pediatricians and...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan have discovered an inherited mutation linked to significantly higher risk of prostate cancer development at a younger age.
The discovery, after two decades of looking, provides insight into...
| May 27, 2012
Norman Harvel is growing old under a mountain of debt.
At 60, Harvel faces medical and credit card bills topping $80,000. Yet Harvel is unable to work, having been injured at a job site more a decade ago. The former building maintenance worker now...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:55 AM
For a guy who just lived through a 1-31 season in his first year as a Division I head coach, Pat Skerry seems oddly optimistic.
But for the second-year Towson men's basketball coach, staying positive is a surprisingly easy thing to do. Just steps away...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Thank you for putting in all the graduation and senior announcements in this past week's newspaper. I was so happy to see my niece's name in the paper.
As a mother of a drama student, I couldn't help but notice your picture of Jordan Andre. Wow. This kid...