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  • Girl charged in father's death struggled with mental health

    Girl charged in father's death struggled with mental health
    Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
  • New college grads face difficult job market

    New college grads face difficult job market
    Jackie Carter had it all mapped out. She would attend college year-round and graduate early, land a job in criminal justice, start paying off student loans, move into her own apartment and invest in her first smartphone. But the 22-year-old Towson...
  • Harford council hears support for 4 percent employee raise

    County employees packed the Harford County Council chambers Tuesday night as several union representatives urged the council to support a 4 percent raise for all of them. Those employees loudly applauded every word of support that came their way. During...
  • Connecting the social and the spatial

    Connecting the social and the spatial
    Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...
  • Colleges struggling with growing demand for mental health services

    Colleges struggling with growing demand for mental health services
    Within a week of arriving on campus this semester, University of Maryland junior Grace Freund felt the familiar symptoms of a depression creeping up — ones she knew to address quickly, lest they slip from her control. The 21-year-old psychology...
  • Common fallacies about children of same-sex couples

    I was a little confused by Marie-Alberte Boursiquot's recent letter ("Catholic doctors for traditional marriage," Oct. 20). The headline over it says traditional marriage, but in her letter she uses the term "authentic marriage." I had never heard that...
  • Battle Monument and its architect inspire Essex student

    Battle Monument and its architect inspire Essex student
    Chloe A. Gudmundsson is a senior at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, and at the suggestion of her English teacher, she decided to research a paper on Maximilian Godefroy, the quirky architect who designed Baltimore's Battle Monument to...
  • Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist

    Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist
    Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults on how to cope with the emotional effects of diabetes, died of complications from prostate cancer March 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69....
  • Lutherville-founded home brewing club draws serious suds lovers

    Lutherville-founded home brewing club draws serious suds lovers
    The founders of Brewtherville Labs — both live in Lutherville — were being funny when they named their beer brewing club. But they were quite serious about their focus on home brewing. The members of the club gather in a friendly atmosphere,...
  • Baltimore-born terrorism expert explores 'The Myth of Martyrdom'

    Baltimore-born terrorism expert explores 'The Myth of Martyrdom'
    Adam Lankford thinks there's an oft-repeated misconception about suicide attackers that isn't merely wrong. It's potentially deadly. Lankford is the Baltimore-born terrorism expert who has just published a book titled "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really...
  • College Lines: Local students named to Dean's lists

    WILLIAM AND MARY: Taylor Schwabe of Baldwin, Katarina King of Bel Air and Connor Oates of Bel Air were recently named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the fall 2012 semester. YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Colleen Russo of...