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  • Seniors grow old under debt

    Seniors grow old under debt
    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...
  • Johns Hopkins joins group of elite universities offering free courses online

    Johns Hopkins joins group of elite universities offering free courses online
    The Johns Hopkins University is joining a group of elite universities that will offer free online courses through a company called Coursera, a collective leap that could open higher education to a broader audience. Though Johns Hopkins already offers...
  • Phelps looks to put stamp on perhaps the greatest Olympic career ever

    Phelps looks to put stamp on perhaps the greatest Olympic career ever
    In Michael Phelps' telling, one of the greatest Olympic careers almost began with a skinny dip. It was the first trip out of the country for the kid from Rodgers Forge, and he gawked like a tourist — not at monuments or museums — but at the...
  • Q&A with Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry

    Q&A with Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry
    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...
  • Letter: List of high school graduates was much appreciated

    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...
  • U.Va. president reinstated

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The president of the University of Virginia was reinstated on Tuesday by the school's board, whose surprise decision to force her out two weeks ago set off a wave of protests by faculty and students. Teresa Sullivan,...
  • College football playoff an improvement over BCS, but many concerns remain

    College football playoff an improvement over BCS, but many concerns remain
    Sometime around 2020 — maybe a little sooner, maybe a little later — we will get sick of the four-team playoff. The gap between the No. 4 team in the country and the No. 5 team in the country will become too narrow, orĀ  it will become too...
  • Erik Bakich leaves Maryland to take baseball coaching job at Michigan

    Erik Bakich leaves Maryland to take baseball coaching job at Michigan
    Erik Bakich resigned as Maryland baseball coach Wednesday to accept the same position at Michigan. The Terps will immediately begin a search for a new coach, led by deputy athletics director Nathan Pine. “I would like to congratulate Erik and thank...
  • Injection easier than IV in treating deadly epileptic seizures, study shows

    Injection easier than IV in treating deadly epileptic seizures, study shows
    Megan Elphage lives in fear of another big epileptic seizure. The 22-year-old Glen Burnie woman had her first seizure when she was 13. Even though medications largely keep her epilepsy under control, the prospect of seizures means she can't drive,...
  • Flawed thinking in push for UM merger

    Flawed thinking in push for UM merger
    State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
  • Greater Loch Raven: Choir groups' expertise carries from Calvert Hall to Carnegie Hall

    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...
  • Catonsville High School student's talent with trombone has taken him to New England and New York City

    Catonsville High School student's talent with trombone has taken him to New England and New York City
    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...