| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents.
A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump.
Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law.
The study, released this week by the...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The entire undergraduate student bodies of the Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy combined. The population of Bel Air, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The average attendance at a Hershey Bears hockey game (the highest in the AHL)....
| May 2, 2013
| 10:04 AM
I was a bit confused by the letter Jeff Nelson wrote regarding the need for a White Student Union at Towson University.
For the record, "white" is how most people would describe me. That's no more a part of my heritage than the fact that my eyes are...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Once again, there won't be much national interest in the 2012 federal election results here in Maryland next month.
President Barack Obama, who carried the state by 25 percentage points four years ago, is a cinch to capture the state's 10 electoral votes...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Few people, from politicians to commenters on Facebook, expressed surprise when The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that the city’s population has continued on a downward trajectory.
Some did wonder, though, whether the minuscule number of people...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Voters in Harford County will have more decisions to make come November other than whom to elect for President and to represent the First and Second congressional districts.
A recent event at Harford Community College sponsored by the League of Women...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Great numbers of girls and women suffer from the impacts of a negative body image, including, for example, health concerns such as eating disorders. The National Institute of Mental Health, referring to the results of the National Comorbidity Study...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is challenging U.S. census numbers that show Baltimore is shrinking, arguing the city actually has 30,000 more residents than reported.
If the city wins its challenge — in which it argues that...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The Census and Ward Boundary Review Committee, an advisory committee to the Laurel City Council, has settled on a recommendation that would increase the size of voting Ward 1 and create a minority majority in voting Ward 2, committee member Rick Wilson...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:10 PM
The Laurel City Council approved multiple changes to the city's elections laws at their meeting Monday, July 23. The changes will shift the boundaries of the city's two voting wards, alter the way votes are tallied and released and increases the number of...