| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Convincing the Washington County Board of Education to relocate downtown, attracting a four-year higher education institution and developing a theme for City Center were among recurring recommendations of Hagerstown officials Tuesday in a discussion of...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory.
We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
An early spring snowstorm that passed through the Tri-State area left up to 6.2 inches of heavy, wet snow in Washington County on Monday but caused few traffic problems, officials said.
There were some power outages but those had been eliminated Monday...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Whether the Washington County Board of Education decides to move the school system’s administrative offices to downtown Hagerstown, the school system already is a big investor in downtown and expects to remain so, Schools Superintendent Clayton...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Barely a week after the group made national news for advocating for racial segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Towson University's White Student Union is again drawing attention for plans to conduct nighttime patrols to watch...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports.
Her speech to members...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks?
For the correct...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:58 PM
With time of the essence to entice the Washington County Board of Education to move downtown, some Hagerstown officials said they believe the unit block of West Washington Street is the best available site because of its visibility, accessibility and...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Due to my observance of a religious holiday at the time that Alison Knezevich reported on the Open Meetings Compliance Board's ruling on Baltimore County's approval of the so-called "rain tax" ("Board says Baltimore county gave proper notice of meeting,"...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:06 PM
It was seconds after taking the stage that 26-year-old Elese Wade was choking back tears.
“I’ve had sleepless nights, tear-filled days and my finances stretched to the limit. I can honestly say that being finished now feels so good,”...