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.
By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist
When I first heard that there was going to be a live-action remake of “The Jungle Book,” I was immediately apprehensive. Continue reading
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.
By: Matt McDonald, Contributing Writer
When Disney announced that there was going to be a live-action “Jungle Book” remake, most fans of the original classic were suspicious of whether it would live up to the expectations. Continue reading
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.
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
By: Kristin Helf, Staff Writer
Despite the gray sky and occasional showers on Saturday morning, over 100 students showed up on Newell field to participate in University Residence Government (URG) and South Asian Students Association’s (SASA) fifth annual Holi festival. Continue reading
By: Christine LaFrancesca, Staff Writer
Media and Diversity Engagement (M.A.D.E), is a relatively new club on campus devoted to the transparency of social issues and representation on all media platforms. Having formed just last semester, M.A.D.E has been working to find their footing and make a positive impact on Towson students. Continue reading
By: Alex Ziolkowski, Staff Writer
Towson won the two-day Morgan State Legacy meet Friday through Saturday at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore.
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.