Towson University

Panel discussion centers on Trump, journalistic objectivity

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University hosted a panel discussion in Potomac Lounge Oct. 20 titled “Journalistic Objectivity in the Age of Trump,” where four panelists deliberated about the role of objectivity in today’s media and the current presidential race. [...]

TU president outlines priorities for university

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alicia Reynolds Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University President Kim E. Schatzel. Photo by Alicia Reynolds. Towson University President Kim E. Schatzel on Thursday outlined eight priorities that she believes will make Maryland’s second largest university become more integrate with [...]

Racism’s only place is in the past, acclaimed educator says

September 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Simone Ebongo Bayehe Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer In a stirring, three-and-a-half-hour event at Towson University Wednesday evening, acclaimed diversity educator and social activist Jane Elliot issued a warning against racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and ethnocentrism in our daily lives. [...]

Schatzel inaugurated as TU’s 14th president

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alex Silber Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dr. Kim E. Schatzel was inaugurated as Towson University’s 14th president Friday during a ceremony in which she called for more racial tolerance on campus and urged students and faculty to “grab the next 150 years and embrace the greater things [...]

Towson students march for Sanders

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alex Ziolkowski Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University students marched across campus last Friday to urge their classmates to vote for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in today’s Democratic presidential primary. Chanting slogans like “What does democracy look like? This is what democracy [...]

Towson won’t tolerate racism, TU president says

April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

By John Diggs Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Kim Schatzel The president of Towson University said Thursday that she will not tolerate racism on campus and hopes to diversify the faculty. “I will not welcome it on campus,” President Kim Schatzel said about racism. Speaking before almost a full [...]

Shapiro discusses his career as a journalist

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Mitch Bode Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Ari Shapiro of NPR. Source: NPR. NPR journalist Ari Shapiro told an audience of about 200 people at Towson University Wednesday that reporters must be willing to go outside the newsroom to find the sources needed to tell a good story. Shapiro, who is a [...]

Today’s music is a reflection of science, multimedia artist says

April 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Jared Christensen Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Composer and multimedia artist Paul D. Miller, who goes by the name “DJ Spooky,” spoke to a crowd of 75 people at Towson University Friday and shared insight on how data and apps have become the vernacular of our time. “At this point in the [...]

Getting out of your comfort zone is one key to success, entrepreneur says

March 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Jared M. Swain Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The keynote speaker at the 2016 Black Student Leadership Conference urged about 90 Towson University students Friday to get out of their comfort zones, do their best and never limit themselves by asking “how am I going to pay for it.” [...]
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