Homeless advocates happy with council’s decision

April 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Luo Lian Advocates for the homeless said they were happy with two measures adopted by the Baltimore County Council last week that provide additional services to those who live on the street. Debra Brown, a former homeless person who is a member of the Baltimore County Community for the Homeless, [...]

A Diva helps domestic violence victims

April 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Martin-Simmons Women and beauty are Cindy Tawiah’s passion. The 45-year-old Ghana native not only produces a line of hair products, she also offers a twice-a-year free program to help victims of domestic abuse feel good about themselves. The program is now 10 years old and has helped [...]

BCPD make arrest in 14-year-old murder case

April 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Jaimie Winters Stephen Michael Cooke Jr. A 43-year-old man from Pasadena, Md., was arrested March 20 in connection with the death of his girlfriend 14 years ago, police said this week. Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., of the 1000 block of Englishman Harbour, was charged with first-degree murder, [...]

TU students upset over Tigerfest ticket sales

April 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Rachel Buchanan Towson students wait in line to get their riser seats for Tigerfest after floor seats sold out within the first five hours of ticket sales. (Photo by: Rachel Buchanan/TU Student) Towson University junior Christopher Krueger said he always knows when tickets to Towson events are [...]

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 [...]
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