Hard Work Pays Off

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Drew Cheripko is entering his final year playing for the Towson University football team. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls/Towson University student)

Drew Cheripko, a student at Towson University, is very passionate about football, as he has played as long as he can remember. As a fifth year red-shirt Senior entering his final season on the nationally ranked Towson University football team, he has learned that being determined and learning to manage your time are two of the most important things you need to have as a student athlete. Being dedicated to the Towson University football team and its requirements shows his passion for the sport of football. Even when he goes back home to visit his family on his off days, he religiously works out at Northwest High School, the school that prepped him for his football career.

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Student loans and the cost of higher education.

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(Kyle Brown is a coach for the Manchester Farm Swim Team and a recent University of Maryland graduate with a degree in Kinesiology. Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

Our generation of students are feeling trapped when it comes to wanting to further their education. As it is a crucial time when wanting to continue your education, it is starting to become more expensive. It is not uncommon for students to have some type of loan; whether it is through the government or a from a private loan vendor.

Listen to this story about a recent graduate from the University of Maryland who may not benefit from President Obama’s new student loan program.

 

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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Supersonic Swim Instructor, Kristyne Wyatt.

 

Kristyne Wyatt poses after teaching a lesson in the pool. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

Kristyne Wyatt takes a break after teaching a lesson in the pool. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

When it comes to teaching swim lessons, a swim instructor must have exceptional communication skills, be patient, and strive in helping children of all ages to learn how to swim. Kristyne Wyatt has been instructing swim lessons for the past six years at the Quince Orchard pool located in Gaithersburg, Md. Not only has teaching children swim lessons helped ensured her that she loves working with kids, but it has helped her decision in pursuing her dream career to be an elementary school teacher.

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Bulgarian native speaks about life after Stevenson University.

Bilyana Dincova putting together paperwork for a client. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

Bilyana Dincova putting together paperwork for a client. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

Bilyana Dincova, a Bulgarian native, moved to the United States with her family 11 years ago. Not only has she overcome obstacles by learning the English language, but is a firm believer in “theory and practice.” Bilyana has decided to pursue her dream of going to law school at the University of Baltimore to help our society become a better place. Continue reading

Meet and Greet with Towson’s Future Student Leaders

Left to right: Rebecca Wiacek, Kevin Kutner, Joanna Enoch, and Bayan Rustom listening to each other presenting their own platforms. (Photo courtesy of: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

Left to right: Rebecca Wiacek, Kevin Kutner, Joanna Enoch, and Bayan Rustom listening to each other while presenting their own platforms. (Photo by: Sylvia Bolls / Towson University Student)

 

Towson University voters have chosen their newest Student Government leaders for the 2014-2015 school year. Towson University students were able to meet, greet, and listen to the various platforms presented at the SGA Debate located in Ballroom B in West Village Commons on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 8 p.m.

With about 50 people in attendance including candidates and audience members, everyone was quietly listening to each candidate bringing up multiple platforms to help make Towson a better, unified school. Continue reading