Lawmaker proposes bill for reducing community college tuition

It’s no secret that student debt from paying for college continues to grow. The latest price tag is nearly $1-1/2 TRILLION dollars. And counting. In Annapolis, one state lawmaker is offering up a plan intended to help give students some much need financial assistance.

Raskin calls for tougher federal law on campus religious discrimination

WASHINGTON – Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Kensington, proposed Tuesday that religious discrimination on college campuses should be prohibited under the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. That law already bars religious discrimination in hiring, but the congressman said the law’s…

NOAA research center opens up to public for first time

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Center for Climate and Weather Prediction threw its doors open to the public for the first time this past weekend. The open house celebrated the center’s fifth anniversary and was a chance for experts to educate and inspire the public. 

Ocean City businesses fear losing seasonal workforce if J-1 visa program is reduced

As the summer tourism season comes to a close in Ocean City, Maryland, many businesses fear they may soon lose much of their seasonal workforce if the Trump administration cancels the J-1 visa program.

College becoming less affordable for Maryland students

Many of the reasons loans have increased is because the price to attend college, even at state schools that subsidize costs for some students, has also increased, including in Maryland.

New law aims to give homeless students better access to education

Homeless students face many unique struggles, like finding transportation, stable housing and consistency with school attendance. The Every Student Succeeds Act, effective Oct. 1, hopes to fix just that.

10 Years Later: Remembering the College Park Tornado

On September 24, 2001, an F-3 tornado ripped through the campus of the University of Maryland killing Erin and Colleen Marlatt

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