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  • Q&A with Loyola coach G.G. Smith

    Q&A with Loyola coach G.G. Smith
    The differences between G.G. Smith and Jimmy Patsos are too numerous to list. Those dissimilarities, Smith says, are what made their working relationship so strong. But now that Smith has taken over as Loyola’s men’s basketball coach, and...
  • HCC student wins leadership, sportsmanship award

    Harford Community College student Brandon Wolf was named the 2013 Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. As a national award winner, Wolf has been invited to attend a special recognition ceremony...
  • Baltimore charter school advocate among new crop of Casey Foundation fellows

    Baltimore charter school advocate among new crop of Casey Foundation fellows
    Unimpressed with the elementary school in her Baltimore neighborhood, Bobbi Macdonald set out to create her own. She founded the City Neighborhoods Foundation in 2003, the year her oldest daughter started kindergarten and the state of Maryland began...
  • 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...
  • Niall Ferguson's blooper

    Niall Ferguson's blooper
    At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
  • To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment

    To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we heard strong proclamations from the president that "justice will be served." It should be. Our spirit of justice is based on the principle that punishment should outweigh any benefit derived from...
  • Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time

    Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time
    Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares. Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
  • Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge

    Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge
    Forty-three years of letters, photographs, campaign buttons, itineraries and the occasional miniature flag are crammed into 2,000 fat binders lining three walls — floor to ceiling — of a storage room in the University of Maryland School of...
  • One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame

    One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame
    Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It certainly is long overdue. Miller changed baseball for the...
  • Meet Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron, McDaniel College lecturer and 'Louie' fan

    Meet Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron, McDaniel College lecturer and 'Louie' fan
    Hardcore college calculus and lab science courses need to be balanced out with a little bit of "South Park" and zombies. Thankfully, Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron at McDaniel has that covered. The 37-year-old, who has been at McDaniel for seven years, teaches...
  • Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer

    Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer
    In 2008, Tony Shermeyer was The Baltimore Sun’s Football Coach of the Year after leading Century to the state semifinals in only his fourth season as head coach. The Knights also had their first winning season, 12-1, that fall. After that,...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...