New grooves

By: Hailey Miller, Contributing Writer

Towson University’s Dance Department has continued to break the mold of what many usually expect from a dance performance. The dancers and choreographers have continued to shift their style and artistry to stay in touch with the ever-evolving art world.

Their spring performance, “Interludes,” debuted this past Friday, May 1, where not only is there a ballet repertory piece performed in tie dye, but there are also multiple comedic acts featuring a variety of props.

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First time in Ocean City

By: Stef Foster, Columnist

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to go on a trip to Ocean City with Towson’s Surf Club.

From what I can tell, it seems that most Marylanders have been to Ocean City before. A lot of you may have visited for Senior Week, and many of you may have gone multiple times before and since then, perhaps even every summer since you were six! 

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The new squad

By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist

Can we take a moment to reflect on the fact that it is already May? We have less than three weeks of school left, and yet it somehow feels like I have three months of projects, exams and classwork to do (thanks, profs).

In the midst of studying for finals, dreaming of summer and attempting to enjoy the sunshine, some major news dropped about one of the most highly anticipated upcoming movies. David Ayer, director of “Suicide Squad,” also known as “Task Force X,” has released the first official poster with the all-star cast.

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Fraternity 5K on fire

By: Kristin Helf, Staff Writer

Sophomore psychology and political science major Emma Sage said that the money donated to Johns Hopkins’ pediatric burn unit was “a great cause.”

Sage described the experience of a young boy who was provided with sensory machines used to keep his mind off of the pain while he was being treated. Hearing his story reinforced Sage’s belief that donating to the unit was a worthwhile endeavor.

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Streak snapped

By: Matt Hamilton, Senior Writer

It was an up-and-down season for Towson, and the Colonial Athletic Association tournament did not stray from the script. Coming in as the No. 4 seed, Towson upset No.1 Hofstra by scoring four goals in overtime to set up a meeting with No.2 seed James Madison in the championship game on Sunday.

After the Tigers jumped out to an early lead, the Dukes took control of the game and led throughout the second half to run away with the CAA championship and end the Tigers’ season with a 13-6 win in Newark, Delaware.

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Story of a town, not just a crime

By: Carley Milligan, Editor-in-Chief

The members of Towson’s Actors Anonymous theatre troupe brought real and relevant problems to light through their production of “The Laramie Project” May 2 and 3 in the Chesapeake rooms.

“‘The Laramie Project’ is the story of Matthew Sheppard and how he was beaten to death for being a homosexual at the University of Wyoming,” senior and co-founder of Actors Anonymous Amanda Shorr said. “With everything that is going on in the media and society right now, it’s just something that is good to bring attention to.”

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