Don’t be afraid to fail, photojournalist tells TU students

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Erica Scripa Photojournalist Patrick Smith told a room full of eager Towson University students Wednesday  that they should never be afraid of failure as they pursue a career in journalism. Speaking at the West Village Commons as part of the Department of Mass Communication’s fourth annual [...]

8-vehicle collision leaves six injured

March 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Baltimore County man was arrested Monday after police say he caused an eight-vehicle crash on York Road in Hunt Valley that left six people injured, including one who is in critical condition. Robert Earl Shoulders, 71, of Quiet Stream Court was charged with driving while suspended, driving [...]

County Council OK’s ‘rain tax’ reduction

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tim Anderson and Jay Greene The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously Monday to reduce the local stormwater management fees by one-third, but rejected a proposal to lower the fees to one cent. Rates for a single-family detached home would be $26 for the 2016 fiscal year beginning July 1, [...]

Two men stabbed outside nightclub

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Two men are currently hospitalized and expected to survive their injuries after  a double stabbing outside a White Marsh nightclub Saturday morning, police said. One victim was found in the parking lot of the Prime Nightclub in the 11400 block of Pulaski Highway suffering from a stab wound to the [...]

Man charged with impersonating an officer

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

An 18-year-old man was charged with impersonating a police officer at Eastpoint Mall on Wednesday, police said. Savon Shakur Hamilton, of the 4400 block of Maple Shade Drive in Orchard Ridge, was a member of the Baltimore City Police Department’s explorers program, which introduces young people [...]

Baltimore man killed in car crash

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Baltimore man died in a car crash early this morning when the 2011 Jeep Patriot he was driving crashed into a street sweeper on Pulaski Highway, police said. Joseph Riley Armstead, III, 24,  of the 5800 block of Glenkirk Court in Baltimore, was pronounced dead at the scene at about 1:30 a.m., [...]

Mikulski will not seek 2016 reelection

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jay Greene Senator Barbara Mikulski announced Monday she will not be on the ballot in the 2016 election. Mikulski, 78, now in her fifth term as a Maryland Democratic senator, became the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress in 2012. The Baltimore native was elected to the House of [...]

Crime on Burke Avenue makes some students nervous

February 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tyler Beard Some students at Towson University who were victims of crimes committed on Burke Avenue in the last year said they are concerned about other students who live in or pass through the area. Towson senior Rebecca Anderson said she has feared violent crime ever since she was robbed at [...]

Business students compete in The Associate

February 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tim Anderson Towson University senior Juliet O’Connor never thought of herself as a highly competitive person. Yet, she still needed to tell why she was the ideal candidate. “I am the perfect blend of imagination and planning,” she said. In front of a crowd gathered in a Stephens Hall [...]
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