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Tigers held to 20 points in loss to Blue Hens on Senior Day

By: Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief

In their final game before the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on March 6, the Tigers were hoping to spoil the Delaware Blue Hens’ chances of having a first-round bye in the tournament, the same tournament Delaware won last year to advance to the NCAA tournament.

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Tigers hang on to defeat Monmouth despite only scoring 4 goals

By: Tyler Beard, Staff Writer

Towson had its first game of the season, a crosstown rivalry against UMBC, postponed twice. That meant Saturday’s game at the Monmouth Blue Hawks, who were already 3-0 on the season, was the first game for Towson in 2015.

The Tigers scored four goals, the fewest goals in a game since March 9, 2013 against Syracuse, but held on to beat the Blue Hawks, erasing a 3-1 halftime deficit to win their second straight season opener.

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Starving Student: Low calorie kebab

By: Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief 

I’ve always felt that, for dinner food, pork got the shaft. Everyone loves a good piece of bacon for breakfast (pouring one out for Ron Swanson, who is now in television heaven after this week’s season finale of “Parks and Recreation”), but it doesn’t get the attention it deserves when dinnertime rolls around.

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Beyond Baltimore: Feb. 23

By: Sam Shelton, News Editor

Stories compiled by The Daily Beast



An 18-month-old Berlin child not vaccinated against measles died of the affliction, German health officials announced Monday. Berlin, which suffered an outbreak of measles in October, has since seen 600 cases of the infection.

Vaccination is not mandated in Germany, but a spokeswoman for the German health ministry said that the institution is taking the situation “very seriously.”

The spokeswoman also said that, “If [raised vaccination rates don’t] help, then [the health ministry] will have to discuss other measures.” Since the start of 2015, the United States has seen 154 cases of the measles. In 2000, the U.S. had declared measles eliminated due to vaccination efforts.

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Currently Caitlin: A step forward

By: Caitlin Moynihan, Columnist

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; this year’s award shows are making leaps and bounds to fight for a better tomorrow. The 87th Annual Academy Awards held Sunday, Feb. 22 was no different. From “The Imitation Game” and “The Theory of Everything” to “Still Alice” and “Selma,” this year’s nominated pictures focused on the lives of those who faced injustice and prejudice and were able to overcome the obstacles and achieve something truly amazing. Continue reading