Tim Smith is The Sun's classical music critic. He was born in Washington, D.C., and received a master's degree in music history from Occidental College, Los Angeles. He is the author of The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music, published in 2002. For UniSun, he writes about the off-season life of one of the Soulful Symphony's talented members.
A journalist for 10 years, Tanika White covers fashion, style and beauty for The Sun. Before that, she covered education and schools. She graduated magna cum laude from Howard University in 1995, with a bachelor's degree in journalism. White takes a look at the trend that has more people wearing natural hair styles.
Theresa Watson is the writer of our First Person feature. Watson shares her love of running, which she has been doing for 17 years. Her hope is to qualify for the Boston Marathon next year. A native of Princeton, N.J., she has lived in Baltimore for 11 years.
Anne Tallent is a native of Carroll County who has lived in Colorado, Oklahoma and, most recently, Rochester, N.Y. Tallent joined The Sun's news copy desk in January. She is fascinated by music, film and literature - the stories they tell and those they conceal. In this edition of UniSun, she writes about a book by the sister of the late soul singer Tammi Terrell and of the expansion plans of the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum.