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  • Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist

    Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist
    Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
  • Woofound wants to help personalize the web

    Woofound wants to help personalize the web
    The idea for Woofound came to Joshua Spears while he struggled to plan a blind date. He was looking for things to do and places to eat that matched his and his date's tastes and preferences in a personal way. But there was no app for that. So he and...
  • Student test scores aren't a reliable way of evaluating teachers

    We should all worry about "overwhelming students, schools with tests" (Too many tests in Md.?" Feb. 7). As The Sun points out, the new testing will be extremely time-consuming. There is no scientific evidence, however, that increasing the amount of...
  • Hobbs designing a course for her future on HGTV

    Hobbs designing a course for her future on HGTV
    When she was 12 years old, Cathy Hobbs would hop in the passenger seat of her mother's brown Cadillac Coupe de Ville and deliver the Columbia Flier. Last week, Hobbs returned to Columbia with a different job: to teach a home staging certification course....
  • Star search

    Star search
    Recruiting Tavon Austin: This is the first in a series of occasional articles in which Dunbar football standout Tavon Austin takes readers through the recruiting process in his own words, as told to Sun reporter Stefen Lovelace. Austin, a junior running...
  • Boykins was a Hampton Roads standout

    Bryan Black, the high school sports editor at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., answered two questions about Terps wide receiver commitment Kerry Boykins on Jan. 8. What are your impressions of Terps wide receiver commitment Kerry Boykins? How is he...
  • Haynos reflects on combine experience

    Former Maryland tight end Joey Haynos took another step toward his goal of playing in the NFL last month when he participated in the NFL combine in Indianapolis. The following is a four-day rundown of his experience: Day 1 (Feb. 20) Haynos wakes up at 4...
  • 'The Sing Off' capitalizes on 'Glee' popularity

     
    When I saw the commercials for The Sing Off on NBC, I immediately thought that it was the reality TV version of Glee. It might be, but it's still pretty fun. Eight groups from around the country (including one from......
  • 'Hell's Kitchen': Ramsay steps in and mixes things up

     
    Here's John-John on this week's Hell's Kitchen:The episode began with Jason flying off the hinge after he felt that his teammates “threw him under the bus.” He was in full temper-tantrum mode.What a coincidence that this week’s episode...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens

    Here's a look at recent media coverage of the Ravens: • A team source told The Baltimore Sun today that the Ravens aren't expected to pursue Terrell Owens. ESPN.com writer James Walker thinks the recently released Dallas Cowboys wide receiver...
  • It's not easy getting a football scholarship when you play in Brussels

    It's not easy getting a football scholarship when you play in Brussels
    It isn't easy being Baltimore native Gino Culotta, a senior linebacker and running back at the International School of Brussels in search of a Division I football scholarship. Every time he approaches a college coach, the conversation goes something...
  • When choices are a matter of life, death

    In the family lounge of the Gilchrist Center -- a homey spot with a gas log fire, plants, an aquarium and comfy couches -- the headlines of the newspaper on the coffee table seem particularly devastating: Schiavo Parents at Legal End: How Terri's Family...