Meet the URG 2016-2017 executive board

Vice President- Wayne Nichols

Hey everyone! My name is Wayne Nichols and I will be the Vice President for the following school year. I was also the treasurer this past year and am excited to continue on the board. A big initiative that I want to work on is making URG a household name, or for us, a residence hall name. Not as many people know about URG than they do about SGA. I want them to know all the great things that URG from the events that we or the Building Councils put on, the resolutions that we advocate for. We are able to make great change in the residence halls and I want everyone to know what URG can do.

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Incubator winners announced

By: Nick Mason, Staff Writer

The teams behind Sureshunt and Communication APPtitude were announced as the winners of the sixth annual Towson University Incubator Business Plan Competition, in the student and professional categories respectively, May 4.

“I think this is a terrific program,” TU President Kim Schatzel said. “All of the teams were great, they add to the economic growth.”

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TU hosts Holocaust survivor

By: Theresa Schempp, Staff Writer

On Wednesday, Holocaust survivor Halina Silber spoke to students about her life as a member of the Jewish population saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who would become famous after Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List, during the early 1940s.

“While Jews across Poland and Germany were being exterminated, Schindler gave us the best of care within his factory,” Silber said. “He fought all the obstacles to protect us from hard until the very end of the war, and succeeded in saving our lives. The lives of 1,200 Jews.”

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Action-packed flick ignites the screen

By: Caitlin Moynihan, Staff Writer

Before I get into our regularly-scheduled program, I just want to say congratulations. Whether you just finished your first semester or you’re finally walking across the stage next week, you deserve a break. I think I speak for everyone when I say that it’s been a long semester for the Towson community, and the summer is about to be welcomed with open arms. Continue reading

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Tigers take the hardware

By: Tyler Beard, Assistant Sports Editor 

No. 11 Towson won its third Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship in the last five years Saturday after a 4-2 win over the Fairfield Stags at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

The win clinched a NCAA Tournament berth for the Tigers (14-2), and the team will face the Hobart Statesmen (10-6) in a First Four. The winner will face the 2015 NCAA Champion Denver Pioneers (13-2). 

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