Towson University

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.” [...]

Terrorism, war and refugees are tackled in film festival tonight

March 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Sydney Douglas Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Three Syrian films that deal with such issues as terrorism and the ongoing refugee crisis caused by the war in that country will be shown at Towson University tonight as part of an international film festival. Organizers said they expect between 35 [...]

Art critic analyzes Israeli art on display at Towson University

February 27, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Raenard Weddington Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Noted art curator and contemporary art critic Daniel Belasco discussed the significance of diversity and religion in the contemporary Israeli art pieces on display in Towson University’s Center for the Arts Gallery, part of the Visions of [...]

Towson speaker calls the war on drugs a failure

February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Jessica Ricks Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Cato Institute’s David Boaz told a Towson University audience Tuesday that drugs should be made legal. Photo by Jessica Ricks. The United States should end the war  on drugs because it is a failed policy that violates personal liberty and [...]

Towson students head to Annapolis to lobby legislators

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Jared Christensen Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Towson Student Government Association will travel to the State House in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 17th annual Tiger Pride Day to lobby legislators for more affordable college tuition and stronger job market. The legislative agenda, which [...]
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