Black Girls Vote takes TU

By: Sydney Douglas, Staff Writer

Towson’s Center for Student Diversity  and nonpartisan organization Black Girls Vote educated a group of girls about the significance of a single vote in the University Union Saturday morning as part of the University’s Service Saturdays.

BGV is a organization that was founded by Baltimore city native Nykidra Robinson in October of last year. It is a grassroots organization whose goal is to represent the concerns and interest of black women.

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Spoken word poems rhyme against rage

By: Olivia Fratangeli, Contributing Writer

“This skin is a battlefield,” recited Jacob Mayberry, also known as Black Chakra or J. Tesla, to an intimate audience. Along with two other poets, Mayberry’s spoken word poetry echoed around the Chesapeake rooms during “Rhymes Against Rage: Through the Fire” on Sept. 15.

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Tom Hanks sticks the landing in “Sully”

By: Matthew McDonald, Columnist

Tom Hanks hit theaters Friday, Sept. 9, in Clint Eastwood’s latest based-on-true-events movie, “Sully.” Set in the bitter January of 2009, this drama recounts the exploits of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who successfully landed a malfunctioning plane in the freezing Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew onboard and causing controversy in the process.

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