Towson University

Panel debates the meaning of Black in America

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J.K. Schmid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As 400 years of black repression and black resistance were recounted during a recent panel discussion at Towson University, Akosua Bamfo had to leave the room as she wiped away tears. “It’s so hurtful, I don’t know where to go” the 24-year-old [...]

Towson student helps raise money for friend with cancer

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nick Ferrara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Aaron Goldenberg was ready to get back to school at Towson University last August when he learned that one of his best friends was suffering from cancer. Goldenberg received the call from his fraternity brother, Matt Geisser, who told him that he [...]

Attorney confronts bias in U.S. criminal justice system

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nick Ferrara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Adnan Syed is awaiting a new trial after being in prison the past 16 years for the alleged murder of his ex-girlfriend. One of his most prominent advocates said that spreading his story is the best way to free him and others who have been wrongly [...]

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 [...]
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