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  • Lutherville student mourned here and in Australia

    Lutherville student mourned here and in Australia
    Monica Gillespie, head of school at St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville, wouldn't say her recent trip to Australia provided closure for her, or the school for that matter. How could it? Both St. Paul's School for Girls and St. Hilda's School,...
  • Open combat roles to women

    Open combat roles to women
    With the recent announcement that Australia will allow its female soldiers to serve in all combat roles, including the special forces and infantry, the United States government is once again confronted with an age-old question: Why are American women...
  • From coast to coast, local bike riders raise awareness for eating disorders

    From coast to coast, local bike riders raise awareness for eating disorders
    With an impending graduation and no job lined up, John Windsor sat in his apartment at St. Mary's College and listened to his old high school friend pitch him an idea of traveling across the country on a bike.' Hours later that January night, Windsor and...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers

    Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers
    The last time Ryan Imbriale grew a mustache, he was a junior in high school. Now 39, he still cringes a little when he sees that yearbook photo, showing the wispy scraggle above his lip. He was never tempted to set aside his razor again. Until now. "I've...
  • Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor

    Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor
    Roger Alistair Bell, a University of Maryland professor of astronomy who specialized in the discovery of physical properties and compositions of stars, died July 1 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Dove House in Westminster. The Ashton...
  • Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter

    Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter
    For years, the routine never changed. Glenmont resident Bill Heneck would sign off from his "second family," his co-workers at the West Baltimore firehouse where he served as a paramedic and firefighter for 28 years, and come home to his wife, Eunice, and...
  • Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools

    Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools
    Tim Gregory is fond of telling schoolchildren that his music career began while playing his mother's pots and pans with pencils as a kid. It's a testament to his credo that "everything is a potential instrument." Gregory not only encourages playing...
  • Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue

    Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue
    Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia. It...
  • Test your wine knowledge with this quiz

    It's quiz time! Time to gauge your wine savvy. Below you will find a host of questions on topics covered these past seven months. See how much you've absorbed... information-wise! 1. "Pride of the Wineries: A California Living Book" stated that this...
  • From 'Captain America' to 'Uncle Vanya,' Hugo Weaving stretches his acting chops

    From 'Captain America' to 'Uncle Vanya,' Hugo Weaving stretches his acting chops
    For actor Hugo Weaving, the distance between his farm in Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles isn't just 7,500 miles, give or take. It's the distance between his identities as a pop culture icon and as a conservatory-trained actor who revels in the classical...
  • Golden roll

    Golden roll
    Third gold: 200 free -- Aug. 12 It's time we overhauled our language as it concerns Phelps. We can no longer talk about his quest. It's not a chase, it's not a dream and it's not simply a goal, either. Eight gold medals at the Olympics? Let's just start...