How to capture a feral cat

April 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Martin-Simmons Towson University students can help reduce the feral cat population on campus by capturing these animals and bringing them to a veterinarian to be neutered, a volunteer for Pet Rescue of Maryland said last week. Gloria Kendall, who works at a travel company full [...]

Veteran journalist says reporters now have to do it all

April 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Payam Agha-Ghassem WBAL reporter Robert Lang talks to Towson students about the current state of broadcast journalism. Photo by Payam Agha-Ghassem. Broadcast journalists no longer have the luxury of focusing on one set of skills because news stations now require reporters to do everything from [...]

A tale of two victims

April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kaitlin Newman Chris Sandy talks to TU students about drunk driving. Photo by Kaitlin Newman. Drunk driving can take lives in more ways than one. While death is the most extreme consequence, many victims end up in one of two prisons: one made of metal bars or one within their own body. Last [...]

Towson journalism students get lesson in police reporting

April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Logan Binder Towson University students got a lesson in investigative journalism this week, when the senior editor at the Washingtonian magazine explained how he went about reporting and writing a story about the murder of a University of Virginia lacrosse player in 2010. Harry Jaffe said he was [...]

Officer honored with a blood drive after near-fatal shooting

April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Rachel Buchanan HAMPDEN – The Baltimore Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 held an American Red Cross blood drive on April 2 for Sgt. Keith McNeill, the victim of a near-fatal shooting on March 14. Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said the off-duty [...]

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 [...]
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