Krissy Unger shoots school record 70 at Kiawah Classic

 By: Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor

This offseason, Towson welcomed a new indoor facility that allowed both the men and women to practice despite the conditions in the winter. The aim was to make sure both teams were ready for the beginning of the spring season.

“It really helps with keeping your feel and especially working with your mechanics over winter break, so when you get back it gives you a better opportunity to score,” sophomore Mackenzie Rice said last month of the new facility. Continue reading

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Traditional start to the Chinese New Year

By: Adiya Perkinson, Contributing Writer

A pair of massive red, white and gold lions danced through the Potomac rooms in the University Union to the rhythm of the steady beat of drums.

Audience members gave their undivided attention to the lions as they elegantly weaved throughout the room in an annual celebration of the Chinese New Year.

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Currently Caitlin: Mash-up mystery

By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist

Unfortunately, award show season has ended, and although I am going to miss seeing beautiful people wearing clothes that cost more than my whole college tuition, I am okay with the fact that there will be more to discuss in the pop-culture world besides who won what. That being said, something mysterious happened on Instagram on Saturday. Both Beyoncé and Cara Delevingne posted a nearly identical picture of their left hand on a sound board in what looks like a studio, and neither of them added a comment under the picture. Continue reading

G’Day USA: Winter wonderland

By: Stef Foster, Columnist

My semester-and-a-bit on exchange here at Towson has provided many unfamiliar and exciting experiences. A highlight for me has been living with snow and ice for the first time. As a rule, it does not snow in Australia. There are exceptions – the Snowy Mountains, and alpine areas in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania do receive winter snow falls. With the help of an extensive system of snowmaking machines, there are a handful of ski resorts that operate during the snow season, providing winter fun for thousands of tourists each year. However, across the rest of the continent, snow is virtually unheard of. Continue reading

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GoodEats: Guy’s perfect pie

By: Taylor Seidel, Columnist

The next stop on the journey of GoodEats features a Baltimore favorite and a favorite of celebrity chef Guy Fieri. Johnny Rad’s Pizzeria Tavern made its national debut on Food Network’s hit television show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” last November. Since the debut, the restaurant has been buzzing with patrons wanting to have a slice of its famous Neapolitan style thin-crust pizza, which was exactly what brought me through the doors last Friday. Continue reading

Renting at the Reels: Creepy Crawlies

By: Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist

In “Nightcrawler,” Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), a driven, but unsettling man searching for a job, discovers a new interest in filming crime scenes and selling the footage to local news stations as a freelance cameraman. After being encouraged to continue his work by his buyer, morning news director Nina Romina (Rene Russo), each crime scene Lou visits becomes more and more exploited. Eventually it becomes clear to the viewer that Lou, and the news station that accepts his footage, are morally and ethically corrupt.

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