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Author Archives: Ellie Heffernan

Ellie Heffernan is a rising junior at UNC-Chapel Hill's Hussman School of Journalism and Media. She covers a variety of industries at The Daily Record.

Reinvigorated by national protests, foes of Hopkins police force renew efforts

Faculty at Johns Hopkins University are circulating a petition calling on President Ronald J. Daniels to halt the creation of an armed private police force on campus. Legislation enacted last year, which allows Hopkins to create the police force, came only ...

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Maryland Chamber joins initiative to end social inequities

Christine Ross of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday it is partnering with its national parent to address systemic racism and inequality and to explore education, employment and criminal justice reforms. The Chamber’s announcement is the latest from major business groups that ...

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A COVID-19 enrollment boom for Md. community colleges?

As four-year universities grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, Maryland community colleges see an opportunity to extend their increased summer enrollment rates into the fall semester. Community colleges, with their lower fees, are taking advantage of families’ and students’ reluctance to ...

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