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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 [...]

TU’s new president outlines goals for campus

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Dante U. Barboy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The newly appointed president of Towson University, Kim Schatzel, said last week that she plans to extend the school’s impact on the region by making connections, developing partnerships and taking the institution to the next level. “I’m [...]

Towson swim team stays afloat after diving coach’s arrest

December 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Maureen Mead The Towson University swimming and diving team has managed to stay afloat despite an incident earlier this semester involving a smartphone allegedly found recording the women’s locker room. Acting Head Swim Coach Jake Shrum, who was [...]

Towson students ‘Get to Zero’ at World AIDS Day event

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University held an educational program on HIV and AIDS Tuesday as part of the school’s effort to educate students about the dangers of these sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was called World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero, [...]

New book urges people to live within nature’s limits

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sydney Engelhardt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University Professor Brian Fath. Photo by Sydney Engelhardt. People must learn how to live within the limits of nature because human population growth and the increase use of natural resources cannot be sustained at current levels, a [...]

Towson SGA proposes fee increase for full-time students

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Full-time students at Towson University would pay an additional $6 in student fees in 2017 under a plan adopted by the school’s Student Government Association Tuesday. If approved by the university’s President’s Council and the University System [...]
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