Less than 60 days until UDA.

(Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / TU student)

(Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / TU student)

As their fellow students are preparing to leave campus for the Thanksgiving holiday, these 22 peppy girls are warming up stretching their muscles. Each girl, different in their own way, ranged from freshmen to seniors, short to tall, differing majors and various dance backgrounds.

These girls came together on a Sunday evening at 5:30 p.m. with a specific goal in mind: to win at the 2015 Universal Dance Association collegiate competition. Each girl had a slick tight pulled back bun while wearing a black team top, black spandex shorts and black jazz shoes on. Uniformity was this team’s priority. Continue reading


One of Maryland’s Best Kept Secrets: North Point State Park

IMG_5110I typed 8400 North Point Rd on my GPS and started driving along I-695 East towards Essex leaving Towson University. Driving along, the windows were down and the sun was beaming its rays down on my skin reminding me that the last few days of summer were approaching and fall would be here sooner. According to my GPS, I was only 10 minutes away from North Point State Park. Continue reading

What the Gluten are you talking about?

The pain that took over my entire body didn’t bother me anymore. Four years of continuous pain made me give up on trying to figure out how I could prevent this pain from occurring. Sharp stomach jabs made me want to throw up. Bloating made me feel as if I had my own personal soccer ball inside my stomach. I felt helpless in my own body as the only thing I wanted to do was sleep; I felt as if I was slowly deteriorating. Continue reading

Ouch, My Legs!


Kaitlin Wynne is a Senior and four year member on the Towson University poms squad. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / TU Student)

She grabs her usual cup of coffee and a half slice of an everything bagel filled with plain cream cheese to prepare for the most intense tryout of the year: Towson University Poms Squad. It is just another beautiful September Saturday morning for any other college student, except for Kaitlin Wynne. Continue reading

Not your average U.S. Marshal

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Marshal Michael Hughes was presidentially appointed by President Obama for the Washington D.C. district at Superior Court. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)


You may mistake him for just another nice man working in a business suit on the streets of Washington D.C. walking a different path. Underneath his suit, this man carries handcuffs, credentials, bullets, and a government-issued glock pistol.

Leaving most of you to wonder who exactly is Michael Hughes, or should I say U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes.

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