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Gov. Larry Hogan visits campus

By: Cody Boteler, Senior Editor

Gov. Larry Hogan visited Towson’s campus last week to speak with professor Richard Vatz’s persuasion class and other invited guests.

Hogan touched on his experience as a relatively-new governor—highlighted by the fact that he was speaking on the one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray’s death. The “riots,” as Hogan called them, broke out in Baltimore just 90 days after Hogan took office.

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Schatzel reflects on first 90 days

By: Sam Shelton, News Editor

Towson University President Kim Schatzel cited communication strategy initiative TU Matters to Maryland and the creation of a chief inclusion and institutional equity officer position as two of her priorities moving forward during an address in Stephens Hall April 21.

She said that the new chief inclusion officer will be hired and in place at the University by early next year. Their job will be to “provide leadership and strategic vision” for diversity, cultural competency and inclusion efforts in the community, according to Schatzel.

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TU feels the bern at on-campus Bernie Sanders rally

By: Carley Milligan, Editor-in-Chief

Drivers traveling along Cross Campus Drive and York Road honked and waved at students marching in support of presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Friday.

The march was organized by the Towson for Bernie Focus Group with help from Sanders’ national campaign and Maryland Students for Bernie Sanders, to get students interested in voting before Maryland’s primary election on Tuesday, April 26.

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Remembering a musical icon

By: Kristin Helf, Staff Writer

Another day, another irreplaceable performer lost. The cause of death of the artist formerly known as “the Artist Formerly Known as Prince” was not immediately known, although he had cancelled an April 7 appearance in Atlanta because of what was thought to be the flu. Authorities found Prince unresponsive in the elevator of his Minnesota home/recording studio the morning of April 21. At 10:07 a.m., at only 57 years old, Prince was pronounced dead. Continue reading

Baseball: Towson falls to UNCW

By: Chris Wells, Staff Writer 

Towson lost its final game of the series Sunday 11-4 against Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rival UNC Wilmington (27-9, 8-2 CAA).

The Tigers (14-27, 5-7 CAA) were tied at two apiece through four innings, but a hot fifth and sixth inning resulted in nine runs for the Seahawks. 

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