| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At a meeting between Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in mid-April, Monica Yorkman, one of the city's most prominent transgender activists, refused to mince her words when...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1 p.m. Friday at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St. in Westminster, for Jerry F. Barnes, the Carroll County state's attorney and a Vietnam veteran. He ended his life Saturday at his Westminster...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Once again, the criminal justice system has failed this country ("N.Y. officer not indicted in death," Dec. 4). And again, the criminal justice system owes us an explanation. Today, another police officer remained un-indicted for the killing of a...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83.
At Morgan State University, students blocked...
| Dec 7, 2014
RICHMOND — The highest-ranked team ever to grace the Siegel Center played like it Saturday afternoon. Fierce on defense, fearless on offense, poised at every turn.
OK, so Virginia matched its season-high with 16 turnovers and defended poorly on...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:05 PM
RICHMOND – By Justin Anderson’s standards, returning to the Siegel Center on Saturday was like stepping onto hallowed ground. If he could get his aching left ankle to hold up, he knew he’d feel comfortable in Virginia Commonwealth’...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct.
During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:15 AM
We read with interest Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton's commentary about the challenges ahead for the city's schools ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25).
As he indicates, one of the greatest barriers to student achievement is attendance, where...