Government and Politics

Hogan’s Back to School Order Means a Time Crunch for Many Maryland Districts

Only about eight percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually accomplish those goals, but New Year’s isn’t the only time to make resolutions. Back to school season is upon us, and teachers and students alike are setting back to school goals for the year. However, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order requiring schools […]


Maryland Medical Students Join Campaign to Eliminate $1,275 Licensing Exam

Hundreds of medical students from the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, George Washington University, and Johns Hopkins University are participating in a nationwide campaign to eliminate a standardized licensing test they consider redundant and financially debilitating. Just to sit for the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam, students are required to pay a $1,275 registration fee. […]

Government and Politics

Black Maryland Inventor Struggles to Take on Racist History Surrounding Musical Notation

The U.S. ranks ninth in patents per capita, but that doesn’t mean that every patent is granted, or that those with patents granted to them can afford the fees attached. One Maryland man, a black inventor and musician, is staring this problem in the face as he moves through life. Tim Kimbrough, the self-proclaimed Thomas […]

Local news

August Review of How the Suburban Maryland Real Estate Market is Performing in 2016

Although there are certain expectations for each area of Maryland, it seems that the tables have turned for a few counties in terms of 2016 real estate success. According to Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS, Montgomery has been traditionally the wealthier county, but Prince George’s has continued to show rapid growth thus far in 2016. The […]