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Stevenson students return after being robbed in South Africa
Stevenson students return after being robbed in South Africa

Julia Eshmont and Tara Shriver said they sat petrified as four men on motorcycles surrounded their South African coach bus and one climbed aboard and cocked a handgun. They were among the 30 Stevenson University students who watched as their chaperones passed wallets, cellphones, passports and valuables to the man while he waved his weapon around. The students followed suit, though some hid watches and small purses by sitting on them. "We knew we had to give him our money," said Eshmont, a rising senior who lives in Fells Point. "We just wanted those guys out of there. We were trying so hard to get them out of there." None of the travelers were harmed in the robbery,...

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