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  • PASSINGS: John Hospers

    PASSINGS: John Hospers
    JOHN HOSPERS 1st Libertarian presidential candidate John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
  • Rethinking Hemingway 50 years after his death

    Rethinking Hemingway 50 years after his death
    Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll, he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The Sun Also Rises" and...
  • Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress

    Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress
    The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
  • HU's Lacrosse Day to celebrate sport, Crawford's memory

    HU's Lacrosse Day to celebrate sport, Crawford's memory
    Mike Crawford will be everywhere on Saturday. Crawford was the driving force behind the founding of Hampton University's club lacrosse team, which began play this season and will celebrate Lacrosse Day, a four-team tournament at Armstrong Stadium, on...
  • Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist

    Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist
    Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66. Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
  • NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

    NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled
    With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front. But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
  • Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty

    Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty
    A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance. Alexander G. Song 2nd...
  • Eastern Climbs College Rankings

    Eastern Climbs College Rankings
    Elsa Núñez has dedicated her life to education. Núñez, who has been president of Eastern Connecticut State University for seven years, has led a strategic planning project that has expanded the university buildings and created more support services for...
  • Welcome to an age of interdependence

    The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse. There was talk at both parties'...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...