About/Contact

The Towerlight is a student-run news organization located at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. The Towerlight operates on campus and exclusively employs Towson students and alumni but is independent of the University.

We are published by the 501(c)3 non-profit Baltimore Student Media, and our publications include The Towerlight newspaper and the Towerlight Today daily email newsletter, as well as this website.

We rely entirely on advertising and charitable donations for our funding. For more information on donating to support independent student journalism, visit the “Please Donate” page on this site. For more information on advertising, visit the “Advertising” page.


Newsroom directory: 

Caitlyn Freeman, Editor in Chief: editor@thetowerlight.com

Jake Shindel, Senior editor and sports editor: senior@thetowerlight.com

Stephanie Samsel, News Editor: news@thetowerlight.com

Alisha Hancock, Arts and Life Editor: arts@thetowerlight.com

Matt Hubbard, Photo Editor: photo@thetowerlight.com


Letter to the Editor:

We encourage letters to the editor and online feedback. To submit a letter, please email editor@thetowerlight.com and include “Letter” in the subject line. Commentaries, letters to the editor, editorial cartoons and other editorial content expresses the opinions of their authors and not necessarily the views of the newspaper.

Corrections policy:

The Towerlight is dedicated to maintaining our journalistic integrity and transparency to our readers. In doing so, we want to make sure any writing published on our website, whether it be opinion or news, is 100% factually accurate. While we strive to be right all the time, mistakes do happen.

When a correction is needed, an editor will make the change as soon as possible on the article itself. The correction will be explained at the bottom of the article.

If the error needing correction or redaction is egregious, The Towerlight will make a public correction on social media platforms and make an editor’s note within the story.

Any questions about the corrections policy can be directed to Editor@thetowerlight.com.

The Towerlight’s ethics policy and newsroom policies

The Towerlight is dedicated to upholding journalistic ethics and standards. To view our policies, click below: 


Mailing Address:

Baltimore Student Media
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252

Questions or concerns:

If you have any questions or concerns, please email editor@thetowerlight.com.

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