Food pantries are cropping up alongside corporate cafes and dining halls on college campuses across the country -- including Howard County Community College. On community college campuses ¿ the home of many untraditional students with diverse needs ¿ pantries serve a unique purpose.
Joyce Snow plans to write a poem about surviving a brutal sexual assault as her contribution to a national project, but she's waiting for inspiration to strike at a special event in Fulton next weekend before composing it.
While politicians' culinary contributions remain popular, they are only a small part of the appeal of "Men in the Kitchen," marking its 21st year as the major fundraising event of the Howard County Center of African American Culture.
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman on Wednesday released his first capital budget, a $342.9 million proposal for the coming fiscal year that focuses on education and public safety but significantly reduces the county's borrowing.
Joe Stanilaus wants it known that he's right where he wants to be. The new St. Vincent Pallotti High School boys varsity lacrosse coach is thrilled to be heading the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference program after taking over for Kris Weaver, who posted a 31-40 record in four years at the helm and earned a respectable 13-5 mark just two years ago.
The Silas Craft Collegians Program, founded in 2000, is named after Silas E. Craft, Sr, who was the principal at Harriet Tubman High School — Howard County's first secondary school for blacks — for seven years.
With last weekend's "Black Ties, White Diamonds" Evening in the Stacks event that raised $101,000 behind them, Valerie Gross and staff are focusing on the rest of the year-long 75th anniversary celebration of the Howard County Library System.
Emma Donoghue is the latest in a long list of notable Irish writers who have been brought to Columbia by the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society. Donoghue headlines this organization's 37th annual Irish Evening on Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
The Columbia Orchestra's first commissioned score provides new music for an old movie. It commissioned Washington, D.C.-based composer Andrew Earle Simpson to compose a score for Buster Keaton's 1920 silent film "One Week."
Each year in January, Mary Toth, her colleagues in Howard County's Office of Human Rights and members of the county's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission strive toward one goal: keeping Dr. King's message alive.
Writing a novel is an individual journey that requires imagination, patience and a whole lot of free time. For some, it takes a matter of months; for others, the process takes years. For Ellicott City resident and novelist Loree Lough, it took 20 years ¿ to write more than 100 books.
When Columbia resident Kelly Renee Armstrong was a student at Bowie State, she had several interests. Her first love was theater, but since Bowie did not have a drama department, she settled for being in campus plays while majoring in political science and minoring in Pan African studies.
By By Gwendolyn Glenn and For The Baltimore Sun Media Group