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  • Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette

    Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette
    Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it. But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
  • 'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness

    'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness
    " 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas. The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
  • Some Towson businesses open as community digs out

    Some Towson businesses open as community digs out
    As many downtown Towson businesses were digging out in anticipation of late openings, or just taking advantage of a lull in a storm, some businesses were beginning to see the spoils of digging out early Thursday. Season's Pizza, the mid-Atlantic chain...
  • Soledad O'Brien to bring 'Black in America' to Towson University

    Soledad O'Brien to bring 'Black in America' to Towson University
     Soledad O'Brien will be at Towson University next Wednesday to lead a discussion of her "Black in America" documentary series.  "My ultimate goal is to help people have a conversation about race in America," the former CNN anchor said.  It's likely...
  • Comedy Central has a winner in 'Broad City' from MICA grad

    Comedy Central has a winner in 'Broad City' from MICA grad
    Last year, Comedy Central delivered one of TV's most successful midseason series with "Inside Amy Schumer," starring Towson University grad and standup comedian Amy Schumer. Wednesday night, the channel introduces another new series starring a Baltimore-...
  • Too much to play ball [Editorial]

    Too much to play ball [Editorial]
    That Harford Community College has increased the fee for community teams to play on the premier ballfield at what was once known as Thomas Run Park from $100 to $600, taken along with other recent moves by the college, is an indication the school's...
  • As Towson grows, so do concerns over violent crime

    As Towson grows, so do concerns over violent crime
    Towson University student Mykeal Spivey was walking toward his off-campus apartment when three men came up from behind, demanded his cellphone and attacked him when he refused. Spivey noticed the blood as he collapsed against a light pole; he hadn't...
  • Mixed-use project proposed for former Raytheon site in Towson

    Mixed-use project proposed for former Raytheon site in Towson
    A community group in the Loch Raven area got a first look Monday night at plans for Loch Raven Commons, a $45 million mixed-use development with up to 200 high-end apartments, commercial space and a village green proposed for the former Raytheon site on...
  • Mary L. Booker, city principal

    Mary L. Booker, city principal
    Mary L. Booker, who rose through the ranks from classroom teacher to principal while mentoring her peers, died Jan. 9 of multiple myeloma at her Hamilton home. She was 57. "Mary L. Booker was a consummate educator and administrator. She was my principal...
  • Not just college pranks [Editorial]

    University System of Maryland officials are considering stiffening the penalties for college fraternities whose initiation rites cross the line from good-natured teasing to hazing that threatens life and limb. Pledging to join a campus fraternity or...
  • North Harford names Gene Liebel head football coach

    North Harford names Gene Liebel head football coach
    In somewhat of a surprising move Tuesday, North Harford High School announced Eugene Liebel as the school's new head football coach. Liebel takes over a position that was held by former head coach Ken Brinkman, who was released from the coaching position...
  • Off to a good start in 2014 with good news, congrats [Towson]

     Off to a good start in 2014 with good news, congrats [Towson]
    As we start the new year with resolutions and goals that we are determined to fulfill in 2014 (I am sure that we are all still holding on to those resolutions, yes?), several members of our community are already celebrating recent accomplishments and...