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  • Don't trust Wikipedia on Anselm

    One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia. You may be aware of a...
  • Signs of hope at Beit Tikvah congregation

    Beit Tikvah Congregation is at a crossroads, facing the future with dwindling membership and finances. There are signs of recent growth, however, as congregants prepare to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, on Sept. 17, and then Yom Kippur...
  • Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor

    Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor
    Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45. "Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
  • Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves

    Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves
    The maritime economy hasn't been shipshape in the city that calls itself "America's Sailing Capital." The doldrums that becalmed the national powerboat and sailboat industry four years ago did not spare Annapolis — or the two boat shows that have...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • Letter: Democrats out of sync

    Editor: This is in response to Wendy Sawyer's letter to the Forum on Nov. 14 titled Harford politics 'out of sync.' Ms. Sawyer states "The outcome of this year's election demonstrates how much Harford County is out of sync with not just the rest of...
  • Question 6 and the march of equality

    Question 6 and the march of equality
    Last week, Maryland made history by delivering an unprecedented victory for marriage equality at the ballot box. The Human Rights Campaign and the NAACP were proud partners in this campaign, working together to build support for Question 6 across...
  • Howard County school board approves redistricting plan

    Howard County school board approves redistricting plan
    The county Board of Education Thursday night approved a redistricting plan that would move 1,860 elementary school students to new schools next year. The plan, approved by a vote of 5-2, with board members Brian Meshkin and Cindy Vaillancourt voting...
  • Coachspeak with St. Paul's football's Paul Bernstorf

    Coachspeak with St. Paul's football's Paul Bernstorf
    In his fourth season as head football coach at St. Paul’s, Paul Bernstorf has the No. 9 Crusaders headed into Saturday’s MIAA B Conference championship against John Carroll at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium with a 10-0 record....