Towson University

August 26, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

Towson University Changes Course, Students Sent Home After Positive Tests

Towson University will hold most of its classes online for the entirety of the fall semester, President Kim Schatzel announced Wednesday, citing concerns related to a rising number of positive COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff. “This has been a most difficult decision for me, but the safety of our campus community must be […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UMD, Among Other Local Universities, Moves to Online Education

The University of Maryland announced Tuesday that it is moving to an online education system. In an email from Wallace Loh, president of UMD, he advises students to pack their essential belongings when they leave residence halls for spring break from March 16 to March 22. Campus will be closed for students until at least […]

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May 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Law Enforcement Torch Run Pays Tribute to Late MCPD Officer

Officers, Special Olympics Athletes Talk About Lieutenant Jacock’s Legacy This year’s Montgomery County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) at Rock Creek Park in Derwood was more emotional than previous years. It was the first race since the death of the late Montgomery County Police Lt. Thomas Jacocks, who brought the Torch […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Churchill Grad Dubick’s OT Goal Lifts Maryland Lacrosse in Dramatic Fashion

The Maryland Terrapins are not used to being unseeded in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament yet that’s exactly the position they found themselves in heading into Sunday’s first round match-up with longtime rival and sixth seeded Towson. The game, played at Johnny Unitas Stadium, was a back and forth affair. The Terps trailed 13-12 late in […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

B-CC Barons Girls’ Season Ends in State Semifinals

The 20th ranked B-CC girls’ basketball team had a chance to send their state semifinal game against Old Mill to overtime but their last second shot missed sparking a celebration for the Patriots. Old Mill held on for a 57-55 win at the SECU Arena at Towson University. The Barons fall to Old Mill 55-57. Even […]

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November 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Medical Cannabis Commission Overwhelmed with Nearly 900 Applications (PHOTO)

The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) announced that it will extend its application review period after receiving 882 applications for grower, processor and dispenser licenses by the Nov. 6th deadline. According to a news release, 705 applications submitted were for dispenser licenses. Many dispensary candidates applied for a license in each of the […]

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August 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Hispanic Gala Announced Final 2015 Scholars

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and the Hispanic Gala Steering Committee have announced 60 students to receive a one-time $2,000 scholarship at the annual Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala (MCEHG) scheduled for Sept. 10 at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. “This year the scholarship opportunity opened to all qualifying students from our diverse communities throughout […]

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October 8, 2014 | Aline Barros

Living with Autism Conversation in Rockville

Members of the community joined parents, educators, and students at the Living with Autism: Transitioning to Adulthood event at the Universities at Shady Grove on Oct. 7 in Rockville. Attendees asked questions about parents in denial, when is a good age to begin prepare a child with autism to transition to adulthood, job and housing opportunities, government resources, among […]

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