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  • Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]

    Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]
    I appreciate the Sun's recent coverage of the issue of sexual assault on college campuses ("New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges," April 29). Towson University is committed to preventing sexual assault and promoting the safest possible...
  • Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17

    Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17
    Today the Towson Library is an impressive three-story brick and concrete bastion of literacy with a tower-like rotunda, a faux dragon in a faux fish pond, and enough space to accommodate the administrative offices of the Baltimore County Public Library...
  • Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Seven senior lacrosse standouts from the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference have been selected to participate in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, set for 5 p.m. on July 12 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas ...
  • Gilman boys lacrosse defeats Calvert Hall in overtime, 11-10

    Gilman boys lacrosse defeats Calvert Hall in overtime, 11-10
    In a game in which neither team made many mistakes, an attempt to flip the ball to Calvert Hall junior attackman Timmy Kelly in overtime afforded Gilman senior defensemen Chase Campbell the opportunity he needed to force a turnover. About 30 seconds...
  • Western Tech among magazine's top 500 high schools in U.S.

    Western Tech among magazine's top 500 high schools in U.S.
    Western School of Technology and Environmental Science was one of only five Baltimore County Public Schools that made U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" list of the top public high schools. Two of the five, Eastern Technical (7 in Maryland)...
  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide. The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
  • Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton

    Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton
    Ridge Ruxton School and West Towson Elementary were on alert for about 90 minutes Monday afternoon after someone reported seeing a person with a gun, but police said they found no gun or subject after an exhaustive search. Baltimore County police...
  • CCBC-Catonsville to honor legacy of innovation in sports, recreation

    CCBC-Catonsville to honor legacy of innovation in sports, recreation
    Catonsville Community College had no athletic facilities of its own in its early years after the school opened in the fall of 1957, so its first athletic director had to innovate. Jack Manley found all kinds of places to hold classes: The bowling...
  • Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin

    Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin
    Date: March 23 Her story: Tiane Johnson, 32, grew up in Washington. She attended Goucher College in Towson, where she received a bachelor's degree in communications, and then graduated with a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University...
  • Grasmick, education experts discuss common core, charter schools

    Grasmick, education experts discuss common core, charter schools
    Education reform measures from the Common Core standards to teacher evaluations have come under increasing criticism this year as the plans have started rolling out in classrooms. Just how difficult the reforms have been was clear at  Thursday night's ...
  • Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff

    Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff
    Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful. A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...