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I Graduated College With No Debt -- and a $10,000 Refund

LearnVest | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
LearnVest

I was awarded more scholarship money than the cost of attendance, and as a result, received refund checks back each semester, totaling over $10,000 in the last two years of my college career.

Use the Four Rs to Spring a New You This Season

Nancy Brown | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Let's be honest. Most people know there are mental and physical benefits to increasing their activity level. The hard part is getting started, or remaining with a program. The four Rs can provide the structure needed for you or a loved one.

White House Press Access

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles.

What's Your Stand?

Samantha Figueroa | Posted 12.04.2013 | College
Samantha Figueroa

Through this video, these Towson University students encourage others to embrace and celebrate the differences among them that bring them together. Towson students have spoken and have taken their own stand. Now, what will be yours?

Towson Students Rally Against White Student Union

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.03.2013 | College

A week after a student group calling itself the White Student Union announced plans to begin nighttime patrols of Towson University campus in Maryland...

The White Student Union: Could a Minority Join?

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 02.12.2013 | College
Andrew Benkovic

When it comes to racial issues or issues of equality, there is still a lot of work to be done. The racial divide is slowly fading, but the line still exists in many communities across America. The White Student Union reminds us of this divide.

Once Upon a White Student Union

Brandon Thomas | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy
Brandon Thomas

Clearly whiteness exists and it needs to be brought to a level of consciousness so everyone can see the true struggle of the Caucasian race. Like I said earlier, this special group of white men needs your help. Will you stand in solidarity?

WATCH: Is A Student Group For White Students Racist?

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.15.2012 | College

The student behind a controversial White Student Union at Towson University claims that the group is necessary to fight "inherent anti-white bias in a...

Tyler Kingkade

Proposed White Student Union Sparks Controversy At Towson

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2012 | College

A Towson University student has proposed a campus White Student Union, leaving administrators and the student government walking a fine line between s...

Student Tries To Start Campus White Pride Group

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.10.2012 | College

Matthew Heimbach wants to start a group at Towson University specifically for white students. “We essentially want to replicate what every studen...

From Margins To Sinner: My Experiences As A Queer Southerner Moving North

Brandon Thomas | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Brandon Thomas

I feel that Southern queers could learn a thing or two about understanding privilege that many of them enjoy. Working on other issues that aren't necessarily "gay issues" may actually help to bridge whatever perceived divides there are between people of color and white gay folks.

Arin Greenwood

PHOTOS: A Deadly Virus Is Killing Maryland's Turtles, Salamanders And Tadpoles

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- What can you do to help stop a ravaging virus from spreading farther in Maryland's turtle population? As the Washington Post reporte...

New Social Networking Site Aims To Help Students Achieve Their Goals

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Is Towson senior Steven Weinstein the next Mark Zuckerberg? He may have his finger on the next big thing in social networking: A site designed to help...

Towson Paper Hopes To Take Legal Action Against Newspaper Thieves

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The editor-in-chief of Towson University's student paper is hoping to take legal action against those responsible for the disappearance of nearly 3,00...

A New Breed Of Weed? Students Get High Legally With Marijuana Alternatives

thetowerlight.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

During the middle of the summer, Towson University junior Bill, who requested to not have his real name revealed, was caught with drug paraphernalia i...

Abe Cahan, Towson University Junior, Found Dead In Home

thetowerlight.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Towson University junior Abe Cahan died Thursday, Sept. 23, according to his father. Police were called to Cahan's Towson Woods apartment at 1:43 p.m....

Towson University Officially Smoke-Free

thetowerlight.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Towson is officially smoke free, and some students and faculty may take this time to cut back or even kick the habit. Vice president for student af...

College Media Censorship: Year in Review

Dan Reimold | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Reimold

College media censorship has a lot in common with Mystique. The mutant supervillain associated with the X-Men is best known for her duplicitous shape-shifting aimed at doing harm.

Scantily Clad 'Skinterns' Make Employers Recoil

Baltimore Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In Washington, D.C., where they've never quite forgotten Monica Lewinsky, a name has evolved for the scantily-clad summer staff: "skinterns." "It's s...

Maryland Schools Face Steep Budget Cuts

The Towerlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While Towson University was "hanging their hats" on a roughly $2 billion statewide budget cut in December and expecting around $16 million to be taken...

Towson Students Offer Thoughts on Professor Fired for Racial Slur

The Towerlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allen Zaruba, a professional artist and adjunct art professor who has taught at the University for 12 years, was fired last Thursday after being repor...

Fighting to erase the "R" Word

The Towerlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Rianna Stokes, a Towson junior, is doing her part to promote the pledge, "Spread the Word to End the Word" sponsored by Special Olympics and Best Budd...

Towson University Snowball Fight Draws Hundreds

The Towerlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More than two feet of snow blanketed Towson this weekend, but it didn't stop students from dressing in their warmest gear to participate in a campus-w...

Michael Steele: Meet Amanda Duzak

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Zirin

At a student dialogue Tuesday, recent grad Amanda Duzak told Steele that her mother was unable to afford medication, and died recently of cancer. Steele turned his back on her, and the crowd applauded.