Steven C. "Bo" Eckard, a member of the music faculty at McDaniel College, where he was senior lecturer of music and founder of the Electric Bass Ensemble, died Aug. 24 of undetermined causes at his Westminster home. He was 58.
To local artists, it has felt vitally necessary to form the roiling muck of thoughts and feelings generated by the death of the 25-year-old man and by the subsequent confrontation between police officers and brick-wielding citizens into something that makes sense, into poetry or a sculpture or a melodic phrase. The words and pictures were so vivid and insistent that they practically shoved their way out. They almost demanded that the artists sit down — not tomorrow, but right now —
Lloyd McK. Alston, a retired city public school assistant superintendent who later became vice president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Jan. 31 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 83.
A questionable call in the box, resulted in a Fallston penalty kick early in the second half. The Cougars buried the shot and the goal ended up being the decider Saturday, as Wilde Lake fell in the 2A state championship 1-0
Marylanders in Baltimore and Annapolis sang and prayed Monday to publicly voice their love and support for the families, friends and nations of the 129 people in France and 40 in Lebanon killed in terrorist attacks late last week.
Peter C. Murrell Jr., an educational psychologist and a professor or urban education at Loyola University of Maryland where he was founding dean of the School of Education, died Oct. 25 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Boston. He was 63.
Bino Ranson and Stan Spirou will have something of a mini-reunion Friday when Southern New Hampshire, which reached the Division II Elite Eight last season before losing to eventual champion Florida Southern, play the No. 3 Terps in a preseason game at Xfinity Center.
— The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to wide-ranging trade pact that would eliminate duties on countless goods and establish uniform rules on intellectual property, labor rights and the environment.
Pope Francis called Father Junipero Serra a defender of "the dignity of the native community," as the first pope from the Americas canonized the 18th-century missionary known as the Apostle of California on Wednesday while he celebrated his first Mass in the United States.
As college students, we are dual citizens, held to the standards of the community that surrounds our college and to the standards of the college itself. And in most cases, the student label carries more weight. Because of this, the worst thing that is going to happen to you if you break the law as a college student on a college campus is that you will be kicked off that campus and potentially be expelled, except for in very rare cases.
The new dean of Loyola University of Maryland's business school started out as a social work student, but she makes no apologies for her switch to business — and she doesn't want her students or faculty to either.
Sister Marie Charles Grauer, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who taught thousands of young women at the Institute of Notre Dame during her more than four decades career at the East Baltimore parochial school, died Tuesday at Villa Assumpta, her order's motherhouse in Woodbrook. She was 96.
Charles A. Reese, an education lawyer who was a founding partner of Reese & Kane and co-author of the Howard County Code in the early 1970s, died Thursday of a massive stroke at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 88.
Frances Tiafoe, a 17-year-old from Riverdale in Prince George's County, has earned his first main-draw Grand Slam tournament berth by clinching a French Open wild-card entry through the U.S. Tennis Association.
This week, about 40 foreign attachés from countries around the world — from Serbia to Spain, India to Italy — will all gather in Baltimore with one purpose: to consider whether to bring their nation's tall ships to the Inner Harbor.