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  • Sophie Kerr finalists announced

    Sophie Kerr finalists announced
    Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year. The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...
  • A professor's campaign against plagiarism [Commentary]

    A professor's campaign against plagiarism [Commentary]
    Twenty-two years ago at the end of a semester of teaching an Intro to Philosophy course, I received an unforgettable wake-up call on the issue of plagiarism. During the reading period between the final class session and the final exam, I discovered two...
  • Salisbury, Stevenson and Washington College get top three seeds in South Region of NCAA Division III tournament

    Salisbury, Stevenson and Washington College get top three seeds in South Region of NCAA Division III tournament
    The South Region of the NCAA Division III tournament boasts a Maryland feel to it, as three area programs earned the top three seeds. With an 18-1 record, Salisbury earned the top seed in the South Region and a coveted first-round bye. The Sea Gulls...
  • Chestertown Victorian pays tribute to its history

    Chestertown Victorian pays tribute to its history
    Picture a Victorian mansion in move-in condition that could function as a bed-and-breakfast, a home for a growing family, or just a place for anyone hankering for a bygone time. This 19th-century home at 114 Washington Ave. in Chestertown on the western...
  • Sunday hunting ban is needed [Letter]

    As a Maryland citizen who enjoys the autumn sailing season best of all, I thought people should consider that the hunting season affects those of us navigating the tributaries of the Chesapeake as well ("Blue laws fade, Sunday hunt proceeds," April 8)....
  • Five watermen charged with taking oysters from protected area

    Five watermen charged with taking oysters from protected area
    Five Queen Anne's County watermen have been charged with illegally taking 51 bushels of oysters from a protected area near the mouth of the Wicomico River in Tangier Sound, Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said. Acting on a tip,...
  • Outpatient mental health commitment law would help patients [Letter]

    I am glad the legislature is considering a law for outpatient mental health commitment. ("Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment," March 10). It is understandable that there is opposition by some, including health organizations. But this...
  • Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally

    Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally
    In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
  • Washington College men's lacrosse not content with clinching berth in Centennial Conference tournament

    Washington College men's lacrosse not content with clinching berth in Centennial Conference tournament
    Courtesy of Saturday’s 16-12 win against Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, No. 5 Washington College became the first team to earn a spot in the upcoming league tournament. But with two more conference games remaining, against No. 20...
  • No comprende, senor [Commentary]

    On a recent trip to San Antonio, Texas, I was struck by a realization: Spanish is no longer merely a foreign language; it has officially become a domestic one. Ordering a coffee at Starbucks, having a drink with colleagues at a local restaurant,...
  • Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide

    Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide
    Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill. Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...
  • Lewis C. Strudwick, law partner

    Lewis C. Strudwick, law partner
    Lewis C. Strudwick, a former partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler who had a penchant for drawing whimsical cartoons and a taste for culinary oddities, died Jan. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Heron Point retirement community in...