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  • A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art

    A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art
    Artist June Wayne (1918-2011) started to make tapestries in 1971, following a decade running her Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Hollywood and then overseeing its relocation to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The new medium was unusual....
  • View From History: Cambodia Incursion

    View From History: Cambodia Incursion
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...
  • A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history

    A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history
    As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history. The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State

    North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State
    Cliff Cornish is no LeBron James and High Point, N.C., will certainly never be confused with South Beach. But Cornish, a former North County forward, does see one key similarity between his decision to transfer to Morgan State and the greatest...
  • Ravens meet with basketball player Demetrius Harris

    Ravens meet with basketball player Demetrius Harris
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee basketball player Demetrius Harris is hoping to become the next Antonio Gates, converting his vast athleticism into usable football skills. Gates went from starring on the basketball court at Kent State to emerging as a...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search

    New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search
    When the search committee at UMBC was formed to find the school's next athletic director, the group created a detailed job description in a bid to find the ideal candidate. It was a demanding list. And it was one that had UMBC's Vice President of...
  • Doting on a cellphone can harm fitness levels

    Doting on a cellphone can harm fitness levels
    People who constantly exercise their thumbs by using their smartphones could ultimately be harming their physical health. A study by researchers at Kent State University found a link between heavy cellphone use and reduced fitness levels among college...
  • Varsity Q&A with Leah Allen, Glenelg, softball

    Varsity Q&A with Leah Allen, Glenelg, softball
    Glenelg senior shortstop Leah Allen has to go way back to recall her first memory with a bat in her hand. When she was 2 years old, Allen would go to the backyard with her father, Harold, and play with a Wiffle ball and bat. She signed up for an...
  • Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence

    Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence
    As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours. The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...