By: Theresa Schempp, Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Holocaust survivor Halina Silber spoke to students about her life as a member of the Jewish population saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who would become famous after Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List, during the early 1940s.
“While Jews across Poland and Germany were being exterminated, Schindler gave us the best of care within his factory,” Silber said. “He fought all the obstacles to protect us from hard until the very end of the war, and succeeded in saving our lives. The lives of 1,200 Jews.”
By: Annie Sragner, Arts & Life Editor
June 3: Parks Landing, Metro Gallery
June 3 & 4: The Avett Brothers, Pier Six Pavilion
June 4: Modern English, Ottobar
June 8: The Tallest Man on Earth, Rams Head Live Continue reading
By: Sarah Rowan, Associate News Editor
Students, faculty and community members presented engaging ideas on a number of different topics May 5 at Towson University’s annual TEDxTowsonU event in the West Village Commons Ballrooms. The theme of the event was “Engage.”
“To engage is defined as occupying and granting, or involving someone’s interest or attention,” said senior emcee Karim Darwish. “Becoming engaged and engaging others can look different to every person, and because of this, the ways to be engaged are endless.”
By: Sierra Underdue, Columnist
Charles Village is home to more than just the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University.
You can also find an array of modern housing, the Baltimore Museum of Art and quirky small stores between places to eat in this beautiful neighborhood. Continue reading
By: Sarah Hill, Contributing Writer
Towson University community members raised $36,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society this year as part of the University’s seventh annual Relay for Life fundraiser and remembrance event, held May 6 from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. in the Towson Center. Continue reading
By: Caitlin Moynihan, Staff Writer
Before I get into our regularly-scheduled program, I just want to say congratulations. Whether you just finished your first semester or you’re finally walking across the stage next week, you deserve a break. I think I speak for everyone when I say that it’s been a long semester for the Towson community, and the summer is about to be welcomed with open arms. Continue reading
By: Tyler Beard, Assistant Sports Editor
No. 11 Towson won its third Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship in the last five years Saturday after a 4-2 win over the Fairfield Stags at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
The win clinched a NCAA Tournament berth for the Tigers (14-2), and the team will face the Hobart Statesmen (10-6) in a First Four. The winner will face the 2015 NCAA Champion Denver Pioneers (13-2).
By: Matt McDonald, Contributing Writer
It has practically become a tradition for every person in the theater to wait excitedly until the end of the credits during a Marvel movie, simply to see a minute-long preview for the next one. However, none of these sequels have been more anticipated than “Captain America: Civil War.” Continue reading
By: Sarah Van Wie, Staff Writer
Towson secured the second seed in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships and earned its second straight series win by sweeping CAA rival UNC Wilmington in a doubleheader Saturday at the TU Softball Complex.
By: Desmond Boyle, Staff Writer
Growing up as a Penn State football fan, I was mortified in 2011 when former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was arrested on charges of child molestation. I remember going to my journalism class the next day, where my teacher, and fellow Penn State fan, told me, “This is going to get much worse, very soon.”
This week, court documents from a case between Penn State and an insurance company have once again highlighted just how harmful the power structure around the school’s football team was.