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  • Poem recalls Kennedy assassination

    Seeing footage of CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, his voice catching as he announces Preisdent John F. Kennedy's death, sends a chill through Diane Scharper, a poet and author who teaches writing at Towson University. "Even now, it brings tears to your...
  • Suspects identified, to be charged in Towson U. student stabbing

    Suspects identified, to be charged in Towson U. student stabbing
    Baltimore County Police have identified and plan to charge suspects in the Nov. 3 stabbing of a Towson University student, the department announced Monday. According to a statement posted on the county police department’s website, the men have not...
  • Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions

     Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions
    Colleges Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions Navy safety Chris Ferguson has retired after suffering multiple concussions, The (Annapolis) Capital reported. "Chris met with the doctors and talked with his family, and that's the decision...
  • Communities are right to question the health impact of development decisions

     Communities are right to question the health impact of development decisions
    Fells Point residents are raising questions about chromium contamination at Harbor Point, and Morrell Park residents are concerned about the impact of a proposed CSX rail facility on their neighborhood. In Western Maryland, economic and health impact...
  • Dozens take part in Towson cleanup

    Dozens take part in Towson cleanup
    Participants never know what they will turn up during the community-wide cleanup held in Towson twice a year. On Saturday, at the Towson American Legion Post 22, the 75 volunteers pulled a circa 1950 Ford V-6 motor from the stream, unearthed a tire...
  • Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator

    Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator
    One of the first things that needed changing was the hard floor. Jillian Barber could scarcely believe that she'd been hired to launch Annapolis High School's dance program in a room that clearly was not suited for dance. So she started from the bottom:...
  • Towson debate team becomes center of debate

    Towson debate team becomes center of debate
    There is a debate raging on the campus of Towson University over a nationally ranked team. Members of the debate team say they have been blocked from participating in an important Harvard University tournament this weekend because of conflicts with...
  • An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges

    An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges
    U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
  • Five Questions for Frank Bonsal III

    Five Questions for Frank Bonsal III
    Towson University is getting more serious about entrepreneurship on campus, and Frank Bonsal III will play a big role in that new focus. Bonsal has served as interim director for TowsonGlobal, the university's business incubator, since June. Earlier...
  • First of three police officers pledged to Towson starts Nov. 1

    First of three police officers pledged to Towson starts Nov. 1
    At a recent meeting of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, Capt. Richard Howard, commander of the Towson precinct, warned community leaders that cold weather and the upcoming holiday season could lead to a spike in crime in Towson. But...
  • Gansler hands his opponents a sword

    Gansler hands his opponents a sword
    "I gave 'em a sword and they stuck it in and they twisted it with relish, and I guess if I had been in their position, I would have done the same thing." This great quote from the interviews that Richard Nixon gave to David Frost in 1977 summarizes...
  • 101 York project facing strong resistance

    101 York project facing strong resistance
    DMS Development will bring its plans for 101 York, a 571-bed Towson University student housing project, to a wide audience at a planned unit development (PUD) public meeting Wednesday, yet a few weeks after the plans were submitted to Councilman David...