| May 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
So Morgan State University should trust the folks who have been duplicating its programs ("If not now, when?" May 27)?
Is Morgan the only school that is looking out for its own interests?
As Ronald Reagan famously said: "Trust, but verify." It seems...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A divided U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday the right of local governments to offer sectarian prayers at public meetings, a decision that clears the way for the Carroll County board of commissioners to restore their Christian observances.
In a 5-4...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
I. William Lustbader, a retired Polytechnic Institute mathematics teacher, died of congestive heart failure April 15 at his Delray Beach, Fla., home. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 98.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Hosiah Lustbader,...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The 16th Maryland Film Festival began this week with cinephiles carefully mapping out their plans and cautiously optimistic that a move from the five-screen Charles Theatre to seven different locations would not crimp their style.
"I thought it would,...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
It's not every day that a law professor has his book quoted by the Supreme Court, and so the University of Baltimore's Michael I. Meyerson was understandably intrigued when his 2012 work about the Framers' views on religion made it into Monday's...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Grumblings seemed few as the 16th Maryland Film Festival wrapped up Sunday, having weathered a forced relocation to North Avenue and other nearby areas.
"I've been really enjoying it," cinephile Greg Golinski said Saturday, about halfway through his...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon.
| May 6, 2014
| 7:16 PM
A red-faced state trooper hardly acknowledged Harry Belafonte before a 1967 performance at the University of Baltimore during heat of the civil rights movement.
After the show, part of a tour with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an envelope from the trooper...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The announcement this week that University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan is retiring after 12 years on the job comes just as the state is preparing to welcome another gifted leader in the field of higher education, former Baltimore Mayor...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:09 PM
After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Kevin Brown knows opportunity when it shows up at his front door.
When news broke this year that the annual Maryland Film Festival would be leaving its home at the Charles Theatre for a series of venues, including several near the restaurant he runs...