| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:11 AM
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
| Oct 20, 2011
For schools reeling in the aftermath of a student's suicide, some mental health experts say that paying tribute to the teen with candlelight vigils, hallway locker memorials and all-school assemblies may do more harm than good.
Though school officials...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who is in the midst of gathering input on the question of whether the University of Maryland-College Park and the University of Maryland-Baltimore should be merged, says it would be a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:11 AM
Dennis Thomas is stepping down immediately as chairman of the NCAA Committee on Infractions, citing unspecified health and personal reasons.
Thomas, 58, will continue as commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Conference USA commissioner...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 11:35 AM
As much as James Gayle wanted to play in 2009 when he first arrived at Virginia Tech, he didn't really have a chance. He said the day before the '09 season-opener against Alabama he didn't "feel like sitting out a year," because that wasn't the kind of...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72.
Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 10:30 PM
The Rose Bowl-bound college football teams made their annual pilgrimage to Disneyland on Sunday, taking in a day of roller coasters, parades and confetti-filled pomp.
During the visit, Wisconsin Badgers and Texas Christian Horned Frogs football players...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 5:48 PM
Members of the John Burroughs High School community will likely be glued to their television screens come Jan. 4. The Ohio State-Arkansas Sugar Bowl matchup promises to electrify football fans, but it's the half-time show Burroughs fans will be most...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 1:44 PM
The University of Connecticut Health Center was not chosen to receive a $100 million federal grant contained within last year's health care reform bill.
Instead, the money will go to Ohio State University, the Health Resources and Services Administration...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 4:44 PM
The tune of "On Wisconsin" can be heard echoing across the Glendale Community College campus this week where the 280-member University of Wisconsin marching band is practicing for its Jan. 1 Rose Bowl appearance.
The rehearsals are becoming a December...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 1:27 AM
In a revealing twist to the ongoing Dee Hart-Ha'sean Clinton-Dix recruiting saga, the latter unveiled some interesting news Friday night during a routine interview about the upcoming Under Armour All-American Game.
"When it comes down to me signing on...