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  • Dr. Ben Carson announces his retirement, hints at political future

    Dr. Ben Carson announces his retirement, hints at political future
    – Johns Hopkins Hospital's Dr. Ben Carson tested the political waters Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where many said he would be a popular Republican contender for the White House. Carson's speech was met with several...
  • Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career

    Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career
    It seems hard to believe, but the softball career of one of Columbia's all-time greats came to a close last week. Stephanie Speierman wrapped up her collegiate career at the University of Michigan following a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Stephanie...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • The or not the

    On Twitter, @SherrieVossMatthews inquires about the use of articles with initialisms and acronyms.* An article at Daily Writing Tips summarizes the conventions: "Because acronyms like NASA are pronounced as words ('na-suh,' in this case), there’s...
  • St. Mary's College students get a lot for their money

    St. Mary's College students get a lot for their money
    I am writing on behalf of more than 30 high school guidance counselors who are members of the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS). We all have graduates who have attended St. Mary's College of Maryland and had valuable experiences...
  • Franklin players ready for Big 33 Football Classic

    Franklin players ready for Big 33 Football Classic
    Brothers Marquise and Reggie Ellis and their Franklin High teammate Malik Jackson understand the rich history of the Big 33 Football Classic. The three seniors will be competing in the 56th installment of the Pennsylvania-based All-Star game featuring...
  • Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million

    Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million
    Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education....
  • Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music

    Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music
    Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...
  • Phoenix residents flavor first Michigan women's lacrosse team

    Phoenix residents flavor first Michigan women's lacrosse team
    Despite shivering during a recent photo shoot on a chilly afternoon, Phoenix residents Allison Silber and Amanda Sutor insist that braving the elements was not much of a factor when choosing a Division I college lacrosse program. Silber was primarily...
  • Catonsville makes the scene on band's CD

    Catonsville makes the scene on band's CD
    Catonsville is among a number of Baltimore locales featured in songs on a new CD that will be released Saturday at a special performance party at the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown. Dan Naiman, a Catonsville resident for more than 20 years, plays...
  • Dr. Ellen G. McDaniel, psychiatrist

    Dr. Ellen G. McDaniel, whose distinguished career in psychiatry spanned more than 40 years and influenced patients, medical students and even juries, died of lung cancer Thursday at her home in Highland. She was 71. The former Ellen Garb was raised in...
  • Why education should be considered a civil right

    Why education should be considered a civil right
    I recently spoke at a seminar at Harvard on the theme of education as a civil right. Among other things, the seminar conveyed the urgency as well as the intractability of the problem of low college completion rates for certain groups of young people in...