| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
We have a great capacity for placing people into categories and minimizing their humanity. One such category is "felons" and another is "drug addicts." We can easily forget that men and women who have been convicted of crimes or are suffering from...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:55 PM
As Carroll County Public Schools students are preparing to return to school, one former student is graduating after 71 years.
Richard Zepp, an 87-year-old World War II veteran, received his diploma from the school district Wednesday, more than seven...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Affirmative action in higher education raises difficult questions of access and fairness. Opponents argue that it discriminates against whites and certain other groups, while proponents emphasize that it increases opportunities for underrepresented...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Oakland Mills coach Phil Lang and his wife, Vicki, are entering their 19th season at the helm of the Scorpions’ cross country program. Yet, after nearly two decades of coaching, Phil Lang still gets just as excited about the sport as he did when...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams.
The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
It may seem paradoxical that even as more black and Hispanic students attend college, America's system of higher education is becoming more racially polarized and unequal, with whites far more likely to graduate, earn advanced degrees or find good jobs...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:25 AM
I was waiting outside of Thoroughbred Transmissions and Auto Care in Scaggsville where I was having my pick-up truck and utility trailer inspected. That's where I met Tim Willman.
It turns out that he and his wife have had two kids graduate from...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:14 PM
On June 12, Darlington Elementary School held its fifth-grade farewell with Principal Brenda Taylor officiating the program. Attending the program for the graduation fifth grade students included students from years gone by, State Sen. Barry Glassman,...
| Jul 10, 2013
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: Mark Holloway of Darlington, studying agricultural systems technology, was one of the more than 6,250 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 spring semester...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The eight graduates of Harford County's alternative education program only had to walk a few feet across the stage to get their diplomas, but those few steps were actually the end of a long journey.
The 8th annual commencement at Aberdeen's Center for...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dear Maryland taxpayer,
My eldest child graduated from her public high school recently, and there was much celebration and excitement. When the 425 proud students of the Class of 2013 marched into the new Tiger Arena at Towson University in their caps...