20 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
19 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
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Last week, Towson needed a win. Up against a rainstorm and a Delaware State team that it dominated last season, Towson came out with the 21-7 victory in Dover, Delaware. The win helped ease the panic among fans and supports of Tiger football, but another test awaits them as the North Carolina Central Eagles come to Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday night. Head Coach Rob Ambrose said at practice Tuesday that his team is growing in confidence after the win last week. “The attitude and effort of which it takes to win a ball game, instead of having to be pulled out of them, they brought to […]

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15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief
Illustration by Brooke Basta/ The Towerlight

Correction (9/16): Kelsey Fielder is not the captain of the field hockey team. The Towerlight apologizes for this error. At Towson, as is the case at most colleges in the country, football and basketball dominate the athletic department. They are the most widely attended and widely talked about sports. But as the popularity of these sports grow at colleges around the nation, several issues are shifting the playing field of collegiate athletics, including conference restructuring and pay-for-play agreements. On Aug. 7, the NCAA’s Division I Board of Directors voted to give autonomy to the “Big Five” athletic conferences: the Southeastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big 12, […]

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15 Sep 2014 | One Comment | By Carley Milligan, Arts and Life Editor
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When 2003 Towson alum Lauren Murphy moved back to New York City after graduation, she knew what career she wanted to have but was uncertain how she would get there or how long it would take. “This was always sort of the dream for me but I was surprised that I was able to make connections that fast because it was always sort of my fear that I didn’t have a foot in the door yet,” Murphy said. Currently the Creative Services Director at Seventeen Magazine, Murphy has been living her dream for the past four years. “I work with all of the managers on my team […]

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Football, Headline, Sports, Video »

20 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
It was a familiar spot: Johnny Unitas Stadium with 9,000-plus fans cheering for Towson. However, this game had a sense of urgency brought... Read the full story »

Football, Headline, Sports »

19 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
Last week, Towson needed a win. Up against a rainstorm and a Delaware State team that it dominated last season, Towson came out... Read the full story »

Club Sports, Sports »

19 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Jordan Cope, Contributing Writer
Towson Rugby will play its first conference game of the season Saturday at home against UMBC with high expectations on the line. The... Read the full story »

Columns, Sports »

18 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Justin Thau, Columnist
I think it’s safe to say the general public is tired of hearing about the NFL right now — so let’s talk some... Read the full story »

Arts and Life, Features »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Katelin Rothermell, Contributing Writer
On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, Towson students gathered to remember one moment—8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. It was at... Read the full story »

Arts and Life, Columns »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Taylor Seidel, Columnist
As a college student who recently celebrated his 21st birthday, happy hour is something to look forward to. The problem is, Towson does... Read the full story »

Cross Country, Sports »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Aaron Mazer, Contributing Writer
Following an impressive performance at the Baltimore Metro meet earlier this month, Towson, led by their seniors, finished in second as a team... Read the full story »

Arts and Life, Features »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Nick Salacki, Contributing Writer
Since its grand opening with the premiere of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” on July 10, the newly built Towson Cinemark... Read the full story »

Field Hockey, Sports »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
The Tigers (1-4) split their weekend games, finishing with a 2-1, overtime loss to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (1-5) on Sunday in Bethlehem,... Read the full story »

Arts and Life, Columns »

15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist
Adam Bell (Jake Gyllenhall) is a glum, college history professor whose life remains mostly uninteresting — until he spots a man, Anthony Clare... Read the full story »