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  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three? That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
  • Close encounters with a million-dollar college president

    Close encounters with a million-dollar college president
    While reading the article by Colin Campbell on college presidents whose pay tops $1 million a year ("36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million," Dec. 7), I learned that the president of Johns Hopkins University receives $1.1 million. That...
  • Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'

    Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'
    Ann H. McLain, a longtime active resident of Chestertown who was also known as the "first lady of Washington College," died Wednesday at the Heron Point retirement community of heart failure. She was 94. "She was a wonderful, gracious lady who had...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola

    Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola
    When public health workers began canvassing West African villages this spring and summer warning of something called Ebola, they were met with fear — but not of the deadly virus. One village locked itself down to keep relief workers out, while...
  • U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus

    U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus
    Only select fans can buy a beer at a University of Illinois football game, but according to billboards around the state, Coors Light is now the "Official Beer of the Fighting Illini." The billboards went up in August, soon after the university...
  • Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze

    Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze
    She has been intellectually disabled and mostly deaf since early childhood. Cerebral palsy leaves her movements stiff. She has yet to be potty-trained. But for years, her family says, the public schools in which 15-year-old Colbi Wike was enrolled...
  • Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit

    Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit
    State analysts urged lawmakers Tuesday to scrap Maryland's film tax credit, arguing the state hasn't benefited enough from the $62.5 million poured into television and movie companies since 2012. The hearing in Annapolis marked the public opening of a...
  • Alumni right about UM athletics spending

    Alumni right about UM athletics spending
    I commend student leaders Zachary Cohen, Steven Hershkowitz and Kaiyi Xie for their compelling arguments opposing spending public and university funds to renovate Cole Field House ("Athletics over academics?" Dec. 3). They obviously have their...
  • Ravens can't shake shadow of Ray Rice

    Ravens can't shake shadow of Ray Rice
    Nearly 10 months have passed since Ray Rice landed a roundhouse left to the head of his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer — a blow that left her unconscious, ended his Ravens career and saddled his former team with a crisis it still can't shake. The...
  • 2 charged with raping 16-year-old at Johns Hopkins off-campus fraternity

    2 charged with raping 16-year-old at Johns Hopkins off-campus fraternity
    Baltimore police have charged two Reisterstown men with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl Nov. 2 at a Johns Hopkins University off-campus fraternity house, officials said Wednesday. Chaz Haggins, 20, and Ethan Turner, 19, face charges including...