Towson University

Unruly social gatherings bill on track for expansion

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Nick Rynes Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Council is considering a bill that would expand the geographic area in which unruly social gatherings would be prohibited. The bill, which was discussed by council members on Tuesday and is scheduled to come up for a vote next week, [...]

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 [...]

Smashing scales to improve body image

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Amanda Cipriano Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice was 19 when she received a phone call saying that her younger sister had been hospitalized for a life-threatening illness. She knew her sister struggled with severe anxiety and a panic disorder, but what her sister was [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

Thinking limitlessly into the future

March 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Catherine Sanders Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University’s Center for Student Diversity hosted its annual Black Student Leadership Conference in the West Village Commons ballrooms last week and gave students a chance to discuss everything from racial intolerance to entrepreneurship. [...]

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 [...]

GOP Senate candidates square off in debate

February 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Sydney Douglas Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Four candidates who are seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate squared off in a debate at Goucher College Thursday night, with each criticizing President Obama and saying a new Supreme Court justice should not be chosen until after the [...]
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