By: Sarah Rowan, Staff Writer
On Friday, Oct. 2, the President’s Leadership Institute class of 2014 unveiled “Tiger Trails,” a system of four running and walking trails throughout campus created to encourage health and wellbeing within the Towson community.
The four routes are between three-fourths of a mile and 2 miles long, each displaying a different part of campus. Continue reading
by: Alysha Payne, Columnist
Before even reading this article, you probably already know about the debate between the infamous “#BlackLivesMatter” and the secondary response to this hashtag “#AllLivesMatter.” You may even have an opinion and probably have even chosen a side to represent. In this article, I’m going to explain how #BlackLivesMatter ultimately holds more meaning to our society as a whole and why #AllLivesMatter is just a call for attention.
By: Kristin Helf, Columnist
When it comes to any creative field—music, writing, art, typography, or interpretive dance—you can’t be afraid of embarrassing yourself.
I’ve been telling myself this for years, but it’s only now that it’s started to permeate my subconscious. Meaning only now, by my junior year of college, do I submit the things I write without any unnecessary doubt.
By: Malena Khan, Contributing Writer
The College of Health Professions has introduced a new applied adult disability studies minor this fall.
AADS Program Director Connie Anderson said that since people spend most of their lifetime as adults, it is important that adults with disabilities have a voice and that there are people who can help to build a positive image for them. Continue reading
By: Brittany Patrick, Columnist
I spent last weekend stuck in bales of straw, picking apples and I may have played the pumpkin patch game a bit hard. It was the best way to get the fall vibes stirring, and as a result my front yard is now decorated for the season.
By: Megan Graves, Columnist
When we think of sexism, we tend to imagine the oppression of women by men. We think of misogyny, the hatred of women, and, let’s be honest, we probably imagine it being perpetuated by a man.
This happens because in regards to sexism, the oppression of women by men is considered the “norm.” In other words, it’s so prominent that it doesn’t shock us when we see it. We’re used to it.
By: Kyle Casey, Contributing Writer
The recently released film, “The Martian” takes on the ever-daring movie concept of space and delivers in a way that many of its predecessors failed to do.
Starring Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney, the film centers around the Ares III mission on Mars, which takes a turn for the worse as the crew is forced to abort during a storm.
By: Annie Sragner, Associate Arts and Life Editor
I caught up with an old friend the other night, and he told me that the Mars One project is planning on sending people to Mars to begin colonization in 2026. With the recent discovery of water on Mars and this mission that is taking place in 11 short years, people are progressing exponentially toward groundbreaking achievements.
By: Cody Boteler, Senior Editor
Marinella Hume Casting, a service that works to provide extras for different productions, held an open casting call for a “popular political drama” on campus Saturday.
A casting director for the company, who asked that their name not be used, said that they had already seen over a hundred people within the first hour of the open casting call.
“We wanted to give university students and alumni a chance for a ‘cross it off the bucket list’ opportunity,” the casting director said. Continue reading
By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist
Congratulations! If you’re reading this that means you survived Hurricane Joaquin and probably freaked out more than necessary.
While I bought an excessive amount of milk to cater to my cereal needs, the fabulous celebrities of Hollywood continued to live their lives no matter how much the rain and wind threatened to ruin their plans.