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6 Sep 2013 | No Comments
When Senior Editor Megan Flannery first stepped into The Towerlight office, she was already a part of the club tennis team and was adjusting to life on campus as a freshman. However, she wasn’t expecting that she’d ever occupy one of the highest positions at the paper in her senior year. Since applying to write in the Arts and Life section, Flannery has moved up from staff writer to Associate Arts and Life Editor, and […] Read the full story »

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30 Aug 2013 | No Comments
Ever since I first walked into The Towerlight office, I just knew I belonged. I came into my freshman year assuming that I’d have all this free time to join the radio and TV stations on campus, but that was until I became assistant news editor. Immediately I become enthralled with The Towerlight, staying until the news section was done every Wednesday and Sunday, hoping I could be promoted to associate news editor. Little did […] Read the full story »

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25 Apr 2013 | No Comments
The Society of Professional Journalists, a national organization promoting the values of outstanding journalism, honored Towerlight reporters, photographers and graphic designers at its regional conference Saturday, April 20. The Towerlight staff earned six Mark of Exellence Awards in Region 2, which encompasses Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The MOE awards acknowledge exceptional displays of student journalism. Lauren Slavin, editor-in-chief for the 2011-2012 academic year, earned first place in the feature writing category […] Read the full story »

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26 Feb 2013 | No Comments
Jonathan Munshaw started at Towson fall 2011 with a just a high school journalism background, some introductory interviewing skills and knowledge of basic writing style. Just a few weeks in, he was recruited by former Towerlight News Editor Jordan Russell and former Editor-in-Chief Lauren Slavin to cover the Youth for Western Civilization controversy, which touched upon hot-button racial and diversity issues at the University. Munshaw said he remembers that Slavin left for class during one […] Read the full story »

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18 Feb 2013 | No Comments
While many students will pass by a fresh Towerlight every Monday and Thursday on their trek to class, and see names of the editorial board on pg. 2, few actually know who we are, what our job titles mean, and our full responsibilities. Few students know where the paper originates, what room of the University Union holds the dozens of editors and writers who every day plan and produce content and who sacrifice hours upon […] Read the full story »