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: Sierra Underdue, Contributing Writer
“It’s time to heal our women, kill for our women, be real to our women,” is the opening chant of Towson’s staged rendition of “The Bluest Eye,” a theatrical adaptation of Toni Morrison’s acclaimed novel of the same name.
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
By: Karuga Koinange, Staff Writer
This weekend, the men’s team defeated the Georgetown Hoyas 171-126, while the women’s team edged out a 158-142 victory, earning Towson its first victories of the 2016 season.
By: Sarah Hill, Contributing Writer
Buzzing, furry, yellow, striped, stinging – all words commonly attributed to bees. But according to wildlife biologist and photographer Sam Droege, there really is no “typical” bee.
“We tend to think of bees as one unit, but they have needs that are tied to biodiversity,” Droege said. “There’s a notion that any old flower will do, but it’s much more complicated than that.”
By: Kristin Helf, Assistant Arts & Life Editor
In early November, senior electronic media and film major Tyler Peterson and his production team will begin shooting “Leadbeater,” a short film they’re making about a story that needs to be told, according to the film’s producer Jeb Burchick.
“Leadbeater” follows a group of friends during their senior year at a Baltimore art school who, during the course of their friendship, have all begun to fall in love with one another. When lead character Laurel, played by junior acting major Molly Cohen, turns 21, their relationships come to a head.
By: Cody Boteler, Editor-in-Chief
Demand number two was, “Require the president to work with the provost to ensure that every college or department has one meeting per semester dedicated to cultural competency content approved by a student representative that works in the CDSO.”
The University is considering progress on this goal to be “on track,” according to the online resource. Some work that’s happened so far:
By: Desmond Boyle, Staff Writer
Towson won one game over UNC Wilmington and dropped another to the College of Charleston this weekend, but they continue to push for a berth in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament.
Sunday, the Tigers (6-10-1, 3-4-0 CAA) fell to the Cougars (10-6-1, 3-3-1 CAA) 2-1 on senior day at the Tiger Soccer Complex.
By: Ian Smith, Staff Writer
The showdown between two Tiger teams ended in a loss for Towson, which fell on the road to Princeton 8-0 Sunday afternoon at Bedford Field in Princeton, New Jersey.