| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The chair of the University System of Maryland's education policy and student life committee said Tuesday that the committee would begin a review of all university policies on hazing, after a recent report of extreme hazing at Salisbury University that...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
University System of Maryland officials are considering stiffening the penalties for college fraternities whose initiation rites cross the line from good-natured teasing to hazing that threatens life and limb. Pledging to join a campus fraternity or...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis.
Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The daughter of a surgeon and a nurse, Ellen Hoberman grew up believing from her father's example that health care was a universal right, not a privilege only for those with the means to pay. "I never saw him turn anyone away," she says of her father's...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
November — 8: at James Madison, 7; 11: High Point, 7; 16: Louisiana Tech, 2; 19: at Liberty, 7; 24: at West Virginia, 4; 28: Tennessee (at Grand Bahama Islands), 2; 29: Kansas State or SMU (at Grand Bahama Islands), 5:45 or 8....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Everett H. Wilson, son of Eastern Shore sharecroppers who was one of the first African-American students to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis and later became a social worker, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Attackman Xander Ritz (Maryland) earned Most Valuable Player honors, leading a late 8-0 rally and finishing with four goals and one assist as Team STX defeated Maverik United, 18-16, on Saturday in Milton, Ga. on the LXM Pro Tour. STX now leads the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday.
U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...