23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Cody Boteler, Associate News Editor
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The last time that Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) came to Towson, it was to announce a piece of legislation that he had introduced. This time, he came to talk at the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday about how Congress works, what his role in Congress is, how he got to the House and to hear concerns from students. “It’s always important to communicate with my constituents,” he said. “It’s always good to communicate, especially with the future, the younger generation that are being educated and I want to hear, more importantly than anything, I want to hear what the issues are from you all.” Ruppersberger, who […]

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Annie Sragner, Contributing Writer
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“Oculus” director Mike Flanagan might have ended up being a high school History teacher if it were not for the birth of the Towson Department of Electronic Media and Film during his six years at Towson. “I’m very fortunate to have been at Towson when the EMF program was born,” Flanagan said. Flanagan, a Towson alum, released his newest film “Oculus” in U.S. theaters on April 11. It was the second of his two breakout films. His first success, 2011 horror movie “Absentia,” started as just an idea on Kickstarter. “We set out trying to raise $15,000 in a month, and we ended up making $25,000,” Flanagan […]

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Tigers score six runs as senior pitches seven innings
23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Jesse Jones, Sports Editor
The SGA executive cabinet faced an uncontested election while things heated up in the senate race
23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Cody Boteler, Associate News Editor
Photos by Abby Murphy, Illustration by Sarah Hugel and Abby Murphy

The STREAK ticket, featuring President Kevin Kutner, Vice President Becky Wiacek, Treasurer Joanna Enoch and Attorney General elect Bayan Rustom were elected with 1,543 student votes. Gayon Simpson was appointed chief of staff. “We couldn’t be more excited, this came out kind of perfectly,” Kutner said after the announcement. This was the first time in 20 years that an SGA executive cabinet ticket did not face any competition. The last was in 1994, when Katina Self’s ticket ran unopposed. “We know this isn’t something normal,” Wiacek said in an interview prior to the election announcement. “We’ve seen SGA elections year after year and they’ve been heated and […]

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25 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Devorah Roberts, Video Producer
Devorah Roberts and Abby Murphy review the penultimate episode of Season 2. Read the full story »

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24 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Ashley Beall, Assistant Video Producer
Spring is finally in the air and everybody is loving it. But different types of zodiac signs have unique ways of showing their... Read the full story »

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24 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Taylor Siedel, Columnist
The next stop on the list of GoodEats is quite the exceptional one. R & R Taqueria is the name, and it’s hands... Read the full story »

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24 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Sydney Adamson, Associate Art Director
Earlier this month, singer and activist Mary Lambert dedicated an entire week to spreading body love. Most people just know of Lambert as... Read the full story »

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24 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Cody Boteler, Associate News Editor
Last week at the gubernatorial forum hosted on campus, each of the three democratic primary candidates were given time to introduce themselves and... Read the full story »

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Ryan Permison, Columnist
Technology continues to expand every year around the world. We may not be too far off from having a supercomputer that has artificial... Read the full story »

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Payam Agha-Ghassem, Staff Writer
Towson defeated Mount St. Mary’s, 3-1, Wednesday in Emmitsburg, Md. to improve to 25-18 on the season. Junior pitcher Missy McCormick pitched a... Read the full story »

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Jake Ulick, Columnist
Despite the growing popularity of binge watching television shows on Netflix, sophomore Shelby Blake would still rather sit down with a good book.... Read the full story »

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Sam Shelton, Associate News Editor
Towson University students have recently gotten involved with the Real Food Challenge and its efforts to improve the sustainability of the food served... Read the full story »

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23 Apr 2014 | No Comments | By Justin Thau, Columnist
It all started with a dismissal of Chicago deep-dish pizza. As the Washington Post reported Tuesday before Game 2 between the Wizards and... Read the full story »