The burden of student debt is a national problem, and it requires a national commitment as well. Students and their families must be able to count on Congress to keep interest rates low, to resist the allure of making money off student loan programs, and to offer opportunities like income-based repayment and public service loan forgiveness programs.
The Baltimore Sun will follow Steve Smothers, Ellison Jordan and Eric Burrell as each works to improve his game while considering which college will be the best fit athletically, academically and socially.
Terrence Brooks said Wednesday that transitioning from his previous role with the national champion Florida State Seminoles to a spot with the Ravens has proven difficult, though team activities this spring have helped the rookie safety get familiar with his new home.
A Frostburg State University student was arrested Wednesday after allegedly posting the threat "I'm going to start shooting" on a social media application, though police said he told them he was joking.
After collapsing in the final minute of regulation and allowing No. 5 Virginia to force overtime, the Terps hit five of their last six free throws -- four by Jake Layman -- to beat the Cavaliers, 75-69.
As they enter the 61st and final year of their partnership, Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference are like a newly divorced couple that is forced by circumstances to continue to live together and makes a halfhearted pledge to remain friends.