Political strategist recalls days with President Obama

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Diamond Hillyer Politics is too much about money, sound bites and snarky TV talk, President Obama’s former campaign manager told an open auditorium in Baltimore Monday night. David Plouffe, who is also a political strategist,  said he has learned that the core of politics has not changed much [...]

Tattoo artists converge on Baltimore

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Paige Whipple An estimated 1,000 visitors and 300 artists packed the Baltimore Convention Center this weekend for the eighth annual Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention. Tattoo enthusiasts went to the show to meet and get tattooed by some of the major names in the industry, including VH1’s Black [...]

TU students get history lesson about civil rights

April 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Deion Boxton The best way to understand the Civil Rights movement is as grassroots organizing rather than one of mass protests led by charismatic leaders, a former journalist and political activist told Towson University students Thursday. Duke University Professor Charles Cobb, a former member [...]

Bike rider hit by SUV

April 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

A 45-year-old man was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital after he was hit by an SUV while he was riding his bicycle, police said. The incident occurred on Philadelphia Road on Thursday between Golden Ring Road and Interstate-695, police said. Police said  the driver [...]

One dead in Rosedale car fire

April 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

A man was found dead Friday morning in a car fire in Rosedale, police said. Police and fire responders were called to the 8800 block of Yellow Brick Road, where they found a car fully engulfed in flames at about 2 a.m. Firefighters found the man in the car after putting the fire out. They took the [...]

TU grad has passion for helping children of the world

April 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Theresa Schempp Angie Hong has always known that her passion lay in helping others around the world. So it came as no surprise to family and friends when the 23-year-old Baltimore native went to Uganda in 2013 and helped reunite children in an orphanage there with their biological parents and [...]

Sexual abuse victims find comfort in T-shirts

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Justin Golec Survivors of abuse, violence and sexual assault gathered at the Towson University Counseling Center Wednesday night to participate in the Clothesline Project and spread awareness of crimes against women. The Clothesline Project involves women who are survivors of sexual violence [...]

Fulfilling a life dream

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Samantha Liptrap Brittany Kobal has been intrigued by police officers ever since she was a little girl. Brittany Kobal It was the sirens, the lights, and the idea of helping people that drew the 22-year-old Essex native to the law enforcement profession. In June 2014, Kobal’s dream came true [...]

White supremacy is to blame for homophobia in black churches

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sherline Hawkins White supremacy and the legacy of slavery are to blame for the “homophobia” that has been so prevalent in African American churches over the decades, a professor from Goucher College said during a speech at Towson University last night. Dr. Kelly Brown DouglassPhoto borrowed [...]
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