Towson drops three-game series at Charleston

By: Tyler Young, Staff Writer

The Tigers (2-18, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association) dropped both games of a doubleheader against conference rival Charleston (14-6, 3-0 CAA) on Saturday to finalize a three-game sweep in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

“We had 14 hits one day and 15 hits another day,” Head Coach Mike Gottlieb said. “I like what we did this weekend from an offensive standpoint.” Continue reading

Renting Reels Blog

The pressures of perfection

By: Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist

Whether or not you will like the film “Whiplash” depends almost solely on if you find an instructor cruelly berating a student entertaining. This is the first, and most important thing to know about “Whiplash,” the entire film shows a teacher treating his student in a way that most people would consider unacceptable, but to others, is viewed as necessary to unleash the ultimate potential in a talented individual.

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Towson third at EAGL meet

By: Kati Day, Staff Writer

Towson hosted a field of six teams for the annual East Atlantic Gymnastics League meet on Sunday. George Washington placed first with a total score of 195.850 followed by New Hampshire in second with 195.700. The Tigers tied with NC State for third with 195.225. UNC finished fourth with 194.825 and Pittsburgh trailed with 193.475 for sixth. Continue reading

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TUPD, local agencies debut Walk Safe initiative

By: Nilo Exar, Staff Writer

Towson University Police Department is teaming up with the Baltimore County Police and Maryland Highway Safety Office to present the Walk Safe initiative, which the TUPD hopes will cut down on the amount of pedestrian-involved accidents on Towson University’s campus and the surrounding area.

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Big Picture Blog

Conquering obstacles with the mind

By: Annie Sragner, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

The mind is able to conquer and solve most challenges that it is faced with. In most practical circumstances, one can take a terrible situation and make it better, if he or she believes that they can. This mental exercise is known as manifestation.  The phenomenon of manifestation is almost like a super power that we often forget about or take for granted. When exposed to overwhelming stimuli, the body immediately goes into fight or flight mode, as directed by the decision-making function of the brain. When the fate of the bodily experience is at the mercy of the mind, it is important to have a good grasp of it.

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