Feature Stories

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 [...]

Catching — and spreading — a bug for music

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Justin Golec Phillip Collister didn’t always think he’d have a career in the music industry. “When I was in high school, I planned on becoming an English teacher,” said Collister, a professor of voice and music for the stage at Towson University.  “I had a wonderful teacher who always [...]

If you build it, they will come

March 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

Video Package by Joe Robertson   Nico Trevizo demonstrates his skills at a makeshift skateboard park in Baltimore.Photo by Joe Robertson For local skaters in Baltimore City, the idea of a local skate park is merely a dream. Between Carroll Park, Charm City Skatepark and the Skatepark of [...]

Making people laugh — from stage to street

March 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Victoria Anastasi Towson University alumnus Brandon Broady has always made people laugh. As far back as high school, Broady was nominated as the biggest comedian for his senior superlative. Brandon Broady Now, the 29-year-old Silver Spring native is taking his comedic chops and putting them on [...]

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 [...]

New art teachers hope to inspire future generations

February 18, 2015 // 6 Comments

By Joe Robertson The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore is hosting a series of galleries presenting the work of more than 150 graduate students’ thesis projects through May 1. Sharon Kusiak showcases her art work at MICA. The Fox Building on 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave. hosted the [...]

Student turns knitting hobby into business

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Paige Whipple Jessica Dove’s face lights up as she recounts the nights when she and her best friend spent hours unraveling her knitting yarn. Jessica Dove Dove, who knits items for her up-and-coming accessories business, laughingly admits that she has “way too much yarn,” and can’t seem [...]
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