How to transition from college to the ‘real world’

March 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Michelle Rappaport Take every chance that is given, no matter how hard the task, to embark on a road to success, an expert in strategic corporate communication told students at Towson University last week. Tracy Imm, the director of   internal communications at Erikson Living, also shared [...]

Reich gives students a lesson in inequality

March 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Alexis Thweatt Towson University students got a lesson in income inequality recently during a showing of the film “Inequality for All” and a nationwide live video broadcast by the film’s maker, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. The Feb. 20 event – which was sponsored by the National [...]

TU women’s basketball team sends seniors off in style

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Gabriella DeCampo The Towson University women’s basketball team honored its two graduating seniors March 2 before defeating the College of Charleston Cougars in their final home game of the season. The 75-63 victory at the SECU Arena improved the Tigers’ record to 13-15 overall, 7-8 in the [...]

Towson helps Baltimore domestic violence center

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Martin-Simmons The Towson University Police Department has teamed up with the House of Ruth Maryland to collect everyday household items that can be given to victims of domestic abuse, a spokesperson for TUPD said. The donation drive, which started Feb. 1 and runs until Friday, is [...]

Trip to Haiti changes student’s perspective

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Jaimie Winters Towson University sophomore Taylor Burfeind in Haiti. Taylor Burfeind doesn’t “need” anything anymore. The 20-year-old Towson University sophomore says her view of the world changed dramatically during the school’s winter break, when she spent 10 days helping people in the [...]

Towson students asked to ponder murder in Baltimore: Why does it happen?

March 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Luo Lian Journalists Stephen Janis reads from his book “Why do we Kill?” Photo by Luo Lian. Baltimore City continues to have one of the highest murder rates in the country, despite the fact that its population has decreased while its police budget has risen, an investigative [...]

Marijuana legalization not likely to affect universities

February 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Kutner Towson University students may be required to take an educational course about marijuana if the state General Assembly makes the drug legal, a university official said. Deb Moriarty, the vice president of student affairs at Towson, said that she and the rest of the President’s [...]

TU professor turns to first love: the written word

February 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Thomas Bechtold, a lecturer of creative writing and composition at Towson University, concentrates on grading his students’ latest fiction pieces. (Photo by Rachel Buchanan/TU Student) By Rachel Buchanan One of Towson University English lecturer Thomas Bechtold’s earliest memories is telling [...]

Family, friends remember Rutherford

February 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

By Melissa Martin-Simmons Kendra Michelle Rutherford The two-story townhouse sits on the end of Fox Run Court in Reisterstown, Md. One square window with black panes is boarded up on each floor. Crime tape blows gently from a tree adjacent to the home. Kendra Michelle Rutherford, a 35-year-old West [...]

Student brings play to life at Towson

February 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Gabriella DeCampo Brandon Boyd, director of “The Colored Museum.” In the small Ruth Marder Studio Theater in the Center for the Arts building located on Towson University, a small group of students are standing under the spotlight performing the play they had been rehearsing for months. The [...]
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