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  • NRA moves to new arena in fight over surgeon general

    WASHINGTON — In recent years, the National Rifle Assn. has stepped into fights over judicial nominees it views as weak on 2nd Amendment rights, but its decision to oppose a surgeon general nominee takes the powerful lobby into new territory,...
  • New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

    New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero
    Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture. "My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
  • University of Baltimore to offer free final semester

    University of Baltimore to offer free final semester
    The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday. The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
  • UCF, Maryland agree to home-and-home series in 2016-17

    UCF, Maryland agree to home-and-home series in 2016-17
    UCF football has rescheduled its series with Maryland to play in 2016-17. The Knights will host Maryland in 2016 and travel to College Park in 2017, according to UCF associate athletic director David Hansen. UCF initially agreed to a contract to...
  • UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher

    UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher
    Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors. Setting lax standards for schoolchildren in science classes is like teaching them to dunk a basketball on a 9-foot-high hoop, when kids the next town over play with one 10 feet...
  • Successful Women: Margaret Kim

    Successful Women: Margaret Kim
    Co-founder, President and COO, AllCare of Maryland Urgent Care Centers and MediSpa, Columbia and Ellicott City allcareofmd.com What sparked your interest in your career field? Helping others and giving back to the community I live in has always been...
  • Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four

    Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four
    There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai. As you might imagine, this does not make...
  • An underreported crime [Editorial]

    An underreported crime  [Editorial]
    According to a recent White House report, one out of every five young women is victimized by a sexual assault during her college years. Yet nearly half those crimes are never reported to school officials or to police. Only about 12 percent of students...
  • Robotic fish feels the flow

    Robotic fish feels the flow
    The robotic fish kept alone in a tank at the University of Maryland, College Park doesn't dazzle with its agility or speed, but it does promise bigger things to come. At the flick of a switch, water flows through the tank. The faceless gray plastic...
  • UM police report three Peeping Tom incidents

    UM police report three Peeping Tom incidents
    University of Maryland police are asking for information after three Peeping Tom incidents were reported on the College Park campus since Wednesday. A woman in LaPlata Hall and another in Centreville Hall report seeing an electronic device peering...
  • State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency

    State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency
    Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further. David Nitkin, a county spokesman, said...