| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Gertrude A. "Trudy" Mugele, a homemaker and former administrative assistant who instilled in her children the enduring value of a good education, died Oct. 24 of heart failure at her Lutherville home. She was 90.
The daughter of Francis and Bronislava...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The British playwright Caryl Churchill is beloved by student theaters, and for good reason. She writes uncompromising, foulmouthed, politicized, taboo-bending dramas about adults who've sold out their values and let society get the better of them. Her...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:02 AM
With a child going to college in the fall of 2015, there are so many decisions that we have to make: big school or small? Stay in state or go farther away? Dorm or apartment?
But another important decision -- how much should our son pay toward the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Long before they became famous, many celebrated figures had close links to Hampton Roads.
Here are a dozen who made their names in film, art, literature, song, military history and other fields after living or visiting here.
Glenn Close. The three-...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Richard Stem left Westminster High School before graduation to join the military at the start of World War II, and he never returned to pick up his diploma. Now, the 93-year-old is set to become one of the earliest graduates of the class of 2014.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Students in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 may be able to earn their diplomas in less than four years under a change the school board is considering.
The board is looking at how it can allow students at Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Last week, more than 1,500 people — most of them recent law school graduates — found out whether they passed the Maryland Bar Examination, a grueling, two-day test designed to assess the taker's readiness to enter the marketplace and become...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
You're on the job search. You've done it; I've done it: Your battle plan consists of applying to every job there ever was, is or will be in any field in which you have a remote interest.
A successful day is making it through applying to...
| Oct 20, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has a message for the young and uninsured: Obamacare is here to help. In her recent visit to Fusion, Sebelius promoted the law as particularly beneficial to young people because it allows them to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As the city's manufacturing base and population shrank, the Greater Baltimore Committee decided it needed to train leaders to replace the ones the region was losing — people energized to help with increasingly complex local problems.
That was 30...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A thick, unrelenting heat permeated the Louisiana sets of "12 Years a Slave" — 100-degree-plus temperatures so intense they stifled breath. The moment a scene wrapped, cast and crew would take refuge in air-conditioned cars parked nearby. One member...