By: Kerry Ingram, Columnist
Next Monday is the best day of October (and the day where you can finally dress up as your favorite childhood comic superhero and not get judged). While we college students will surely be spending the holiday cramming test material into our brains instead of candy into our mouths, we have this weekend to celebrate early!
Whether you’re going to a frightful bash, kicking it back for some scary-flicks-and-chills with your squad, or still lowkey continuing your tradition of trick-or-treating — (the best of us still try to get away with this as young adults) — I’ve come up with some easy, cheap, and trendy Halloween costume ideas for you to try this year.
By: Sydney Engelhardt, Contributing Writer
“Sleeping Beauty: An Opera for Children” brought kids, parents and students together for a magical performance Saturday.
Adapted by Towson alumnus Timothy Huth and current senior Grace Kane, “Sleeping Beauty” marked the pair’s second production with the music department’s resident children’s opera company, “Opera in a Can.”
By: Visharad Moktan, Columnist
Fall is a great season for stop-and-go sports like football, soccer and volleyball. These sports require lots of power, strong moves and endurance for practice and games. But how do you make sure you are feeding your body what it needs? There are three things you should always keep in mind: “food is fuel,” “carbs are king,” and “protein is gains.”
By: Niles Rodgers, Contributing Writer
Howard University doctoral student Omar Akbar Young mixed lecture and performance Friday evening as he explained the evolution of hip-hop music and culture, which his said began with disenfranchised populations.
By: Sarah Van Wie, Staff Writer
All ten members of this year’s Homecoming Court introduced themselves to students Wednesday evening during campus’ annual Homecoming pageant in the West Village Ballrooms.
By: Lauren McMillan, Contributing Writer
TREND Models took Towson students on a cross-country trip Tuesday night as part of the group’s first time hosting the Homecoming fashion show. Along the way, TREND models took an opportunity to make a statement about the political unrest and Black Lives Matter movement.
While Towson lost the homecoming football game against the University of New Hampshire, the day was still a festive affair. Tailgates scattered parking lots and practice fields around Johnny Unitas Stadium and the homecoming king and queen were announced with fanfare.
Check out our photo gallery below.
By: Taylor DeVille, Assistant Arts & Life Editor
In senior filmmaker Danielle Gibson’s short film “Marci’s White Rabbit,” a young girl struggles to find inner peace in the turmoil of her abusive household.
“It’s not something I have specifically gone through, but I think it’s something that people need to hear,” Gibson said. “I’m trying to do it justice.”
By: Matt McDonald, Columnist
Mark Wahlberg stars in the new disaster movie “Deepwater Horizon,” which depicts the tragedy of an oil rig exploding in the middle of the ocean. While it is short and fast-paced, it certainly does not hold back.
“Deepwater Horizon,” co-starring Kurt Russell, John Malkovich and Dylan O’Brien, portrays the events of April 20, 2010, when BP worker Don Vidrine (Malovich) gives orders to start drilling for oil despite obvious structural flaws. Under too much pressure, the whole rig bursts with mud, eventually leading to even more brutal consequences.
By: McKenna Graham, Columnist
“She made a mistake. It happens. We are none of us perfect.”
Book: “The Girl on the Train”
Author: Paula Hawkins
Genre: Psychological thriller
Rating: Four stars
Warnings for book: sexual themes, violence, alcoholism