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  • George W. Hilton, college professor

    George W. Hilton, college professor
    George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA ruling and the myth of the student athlete

    WASHINGTON It may take a bit longer but it seems clear that college athletics is about to change dramatically and one of the most autocratic, often overbearing institutions ever conceived might never be the same. It's about time. The NCAA with its...
  • John M. Crisp: Reserve some moral outrage for torture

    Assume there are two types of countries in the world: those that torture and those that don't. Americans who believe that our nation is among non-torturers may have been disappointed recently when President Barack Obama announced, somewhat inelegantly,...
  • Ebola provides a painful lesson on Liberia

    Dr. Elinor Graham and her friend, Dr. Roseda Marshall, are two remarkable doctors united by their concern for the well-being of the Liberian people. In recent weeks they have been gathering medical supplies and raising awareness about Liberia among...
  • Pamela Yip: Tempted by the discount? There's a price with retail credit cards

    The next time you're tempted to sign up for a retailer's credit card to get a discount on your purchase, think again if you don't pay off your credit cards each month. That's because retail credit cards charge much higher interest that most credit cards,...
  • Def Con attendees get tips on how to detect, escape surveillance

    Def Con attendees get tips on how to detect, escape surveillance
    Since Edward Snowden helped reveal wide-scale government snooping programs, the conspiracy-oriented elements of the cyber-security community have become a little more emboldened. Many describe the series of news articles that resulted from Snowden&...
  • The so-called 'war on whites' is a fight the GOP can't win

    At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine? On the off chance it is, let us spend a few moments pondering the strange case of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who said last week that the Democratic Party is...
  • Larry Stone: Piniella a worthy entrant of Mariners Hall of Fame

    Over and over, at a Safeco Field ceremony Friday to honor Lou Piniella's induction into the Mariners' Hall of Fame, the same topic resurfaced. No, it wasn't Piniella's legendary managerial tantrums, though that was certainly part of the narrative....
  • Christine M. Flowers: Standardized tests have value

    I always felt like a little bit of an imposter in college. It wasn't that I was straight and a significant percentage of the Bryn Mawr population loved both Virginia Woolf and Emily Dickinson (take whatever inference you want from that ...) It wasn't...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Did expiring benefits drive down the jobless rate?

    In January I wrote a column questioning the morality of continuing to extend jobless payments to Americans looking for work. It didn't come from a coldhearted supposition that unemployed people don't deserve benefits. I was contemplating the results of...
  • Larry Stone: Mariners relishing being in the playoff chase

    For too many years now, the arrival of August has triggered the emotional divestment of baseball season for Mariners fans. With the ballclub hopelessly out of contention, it has been time to move on to other things, like football and back-to-school...