| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Who says sitting in the back of a packed lecture hall trying to absorb the intricacies of trigonometric functions or the chemistry of organic molecules is the only way to teach aspiring young scientists the tools of their trade? Well, tradition mostly....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?"
That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bill Tessendorf, the longtime Ravens trainer who retired last month, was recognized Monday night by the Ed Block Foundation as part of its sponsor appreciation kickoff dinner.
It's an honor that touched Tessendorf because it came from an organization...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Xavier Amerson might have the most luxurious job in high school football.
The senior receiver gets to line up opposite Dvario Montgomery, Central Florida’s No.1 prospect on the Sentinel’s Super60 list.
That means while opponents double...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Saul Roseman, the retired chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of biology, whose scientific research included a discovery that corrected the work of two Nobel laureates, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home. He was 90 and...
| Jul 21, 2011
If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Marissa Dorsey, of Mount Airy, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. She is studying occupational therapy.
Georges Rizk, of Sykesville, participated in the Summer Scholars...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:16 PM
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — When asked about the magnitude of the upcoming 2011 season, St. Francis High senior Ryan McAleenan doesn't hesitate with an answer.
"This is the year we're gonna remember," said McAleenan, a three-year starter at...
| Apr 8, 2012
For a teacher, nothing beats seeing a student succeed. For Rajeev Wahi at Flintridge Preparatory School, helping 2011 graduate Kelly Yang get into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resulted in success rebounding back to him.
Wahi is one of 33...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Kyle Oland: Every week it is seems as if Ed Reed is missing tackles. Is this a product of his previous neck injuries and he is afraid to sustain another injury? Or is this a product of a current injury? I feel like his inability or unwillingness to make a...
| Jan 9, 2012
Sidney W. Benson
Former USC chemistry professor
Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...