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Cell Phone Recording on Campus Causes Trouble



Angie DiPietro is a criminal defense attorney who practices in Ocean City and across the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Modern cell phones make it easier than ever to record scenes from our daily lives, a phenomenon which has both positive and negative effects. Recently, a young man was charged in two separate “peeping Tom” incidents when he stuck his cell phone under the divider of a bathroom stall to record action within the stall.

Peeping Tom Arrested for Incident at Mall, Towson University

Arundel Mills Mall
Arundel Mills Mall

An arrest at Arundel Mills Mall led police to a peeping tom who was also wanted in a Towson incident.

Towson Student’s Racial Slurs, Aggression Cause Trouble on Campus



Remember that terrible, terrible UConn student who felt so drunkenly entitled to jalapeno mac and cheese that he assaulted a cafeteria worker and ended up getting arrested? It sounds like his brother–at least in spirit–might be enrolled at Towson University.

Towson White Student Union Founder in Altercation at Trump Rally

That's Heimbach in the red baseball cap. Still from
That’s Heimbach in the red baseball cap. Still from WLKY.

Matthew Heimbach was one of the Donald Trump supporters who shoved a black protester at a rally on Super Tuesday in Louisville, Ky.

You may remember Heimbach from the white nationalist groups he led or founded at Towson University in 2011 and 2012. After the Youth for Western Civilization (an officially recognized club which organized a Straight Pride Day and scrawled “White Pride” messages on campus) was shut down, Heimbach formed the unofficial ‘White Student Union’ to walk the campus at night, looking for “black-male-on-white-female crime.”

Towson University Names New President

Kim Schatzel (courtesy Towson University)
Kim Schatzel (courtesy Towson University)

Towson University named a top at administrator at Eastern Michigan University as its new president.

Towson Coach Charged With Felony



This week, Towson University diving coach Maureen Mead was indicted for felony interception of communication, as well as misdemeanors for “peeping Tom” and tampering with evidence. The charges stem from an investigation into a cell phone found in the women’s locker room at the school. 

Towson University Protesters Stage Sit-In, and President Agrees to Demands


Once again, a group of student protesters were successful in getting a university higher-up to agree to their demands. This time, the protest happened at Towson University.

Towson Swim Team Boycotts Meet Amid Investigation into Locker Room Cell Phone


burdickpoolIt’s normal for journalists to feel in the dark about sensitive issues like the investigation into a cell phone found in the women’s locker room at Towson University that began last month. But, in this case, it appears the members of the swimming and diving team who were potentially affected by the phone are also lacking answers.

Towson University Hosts the Economic Outlook Conference: Conscious Capitalism



The Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) of Towson University presents the 20thAnnual Economic Outlook Conference