Category Archives: Arts & Life

Mac Cosmetics releases “Selena” collection

By: Kerry Ingram, Columnist

The moment all makeup lovers have been waiting for has finally arrived: MAC Cosmetics’ Selena Collection is officially going on sale this Saturday, Oct. 1!

The line includes five eyeshadows (two neutral shades and three fun colors), one intense black mascara, a black liquid eyeliner, a blush/bronzer duo, a face brush and three lipsticks that embody Selena’s classic look. The line is available for pre-order on Sept. 28, but you can order online starting Oct. 1 and purchase in stores Oct. 6. Continue reading

Members of the 2016-2017 Active Minds executive board, Jazzy Villalta, Nicole Libbey, Kathleen McAdam, Callie Vislay and Kathleen Fiorello pose together on campus.

Active Minds fights mental health stigma

By: Nika Shakhnazarova, Staff Writer

When it comes to health, taking care of your body is important, but taking care of your mind is essential. Towson’s Active Minds Organization helps students eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.

“We promote education and raise awareness and by changing the conversations we are having about mental illnesses in general,” said Active Minds president Kathleen McAdam.

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Review: “Revolution Radio”

By: Timothy Coffman, Columnist

Green Day is an anomaly in the world of music. They were everyone’s favorite punk brats in the ‘90s, with tracks like “Welcome to Paradise” and “Basket Case,” while acting as the spokesmen for the confusion in America with songs like “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” and “American Idiot.” Along the way they have sprinkled in hits like “Good Riddance,” showcasing a wistful side with a tune that people who have ever been within 500 feet of a graduation party would know. And they seem to be continuing to build on their legacy with new album “Revolution Radio.”

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Alumna-curated exhibition “Reference/Material” on display now

By: Anthony Holsapple, Contributing Writer

On view in the Center for the Arts until Oct. 15, “Reference/Material” is a survey exhibition that presents a wide array of contemporary artists and media, from abstract paintings and sculptures to video, in homage to the Modernist art movement.

The exhibit is curated by Towson alumna Alex Ebstein, who participated in the Studio Art master’s program and worked with  Susan Isaacs, the CFA’s head curator, as a grad student.

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Project Unity Day promotes harmony

By: Jessica Ricks, Staff Writer

A multitude of campus organizations met up with University Police and other community members Sunday, Sept. 25, for a day devoted to building relationships amid current societal tensions.

“It’s important for us to come together [after] seeing problems happening every day,” sophomore and African Diaspora Club Historian Bri Teafoe said. “We can count on each other as a campus family.”

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