Towson Department Of Music presents Solomon & Balkis and Suor Angelica, two one act operas that ran this weekend in the Center For the Arts Studio Theatre.
By: Kristin Helf, Staff Writer
Instead of working out at Burdick Hall on Friday afternoon, members of Towson’s Greek life rushed around preparing for the hundreds of students that would soon arrive in dance attire and a minimum donation of $40.
By: Stef Foster, Columnist
Here’s a brain twister for you. A student has a GPA of 3.5 but her average grade is a D. How is this possible? It’s a trick question, of course! The student is Australian, where the D stands for ‘Distinction’. At Aussie unis (universities), a Distinction is awarded for a final cumulative score of between 70 and 80 percent. High Distinctions are 80 percent and above, Credits are for scores between 60 and 70 percent and a Pass is awarded for 50 percent and above. However, percentage brackets can vary from one uni to another. Continue reading
By: Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist
The plot of “Unbroken” is an incredible true story of survival. Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell), an Olympian, survives in a raft for 47 days during World War II after his plane malfunctions and crashes in the Pacific Ocean. Eventually, he is “rescued” by Japanese soldiers and sent to multiple prisoner of war camps for the remainder of the war. Continue reading
By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist
As a self-proclaimed boy band enthusiast, this past week has been a rough one, and we all know what event I am talking about. If you didn’t hear, read or talk about Zayn Malik’s decision to quit One Direction, I will happily assume that you live under a rock. Before you roll your eyes, completely discredit my opinion, or stop reading, I urge you to think back and realize that history may be repeating itself. Continue reading
By: Sydney Engelhardt, Contributing Writer
Towson University’s Tigers for Tigers club welcomed 15 tigers from Rochester, New York to campus last week.
The tigers, female cross-country runners representing the Rochester Institute of Technology and their mascot RITchie the Tiger, have taken on the challenge of running 1,400 miles in order to raise awareness for tiger conservation and women’s athletics. Continue reading
By: Jordan Cope, Staff Writer
The Tigers hosted and finished second with a total of 178.5 points in the Towson Invitational on Sunday at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
The meet featured 14 teams, including Division I participants Coppin State, Farleigh Dickinson, Delaware, Navy and Delaware State.
By: Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
Towson fell to .500 on the season with a 12-5 loss to the No. 14 Penn Quakers on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Quakers began the game on a 4-1 run and took a 9-2 halftime lead. The Tigers rallied back to cut the deficit to 10-5 with less than five minutes to play, but they couldn’t get any closer.
By: Annie Sragner, Assistant Arts & Life Editor
Society now makes use of the most advanced transportation systems ever engineered by mankind. While we’ve always had feet to walk on and horses to carry us, there’s currently an abundance of transportation options that have changed life as we knew it.
By: Paige Sudol, Staff Writer
On Thursday, March 26, Pat Hiban, a top selling real estate agent, came to speak to Towson’s Real Estate Club. According to Hiban, students interested in working in real estate should go right into it and stick with it because they make more and more money each year.
“There’s no other sales job where you can sell such big things,” Hiban said.