The Animal Lovers Dream Job Unleashed


Dawn Hallam is the dog kennel manager at the Baltimore Humane Society. She has worked at the Society for three and a half years. (Photo By: Allison Bazzle/TU Student)

After two years of volunteering at the Baltimore Humane Society, Dawn Hallam found herself a rewarding job opportunity. Hallam is the Humane Society’s Dog Kennel Manager. With an endless list of responsibilities, everyday on the job for Hallam is unpredictable. View slide show here:


New Club At Towson Focuses On Crafting For Cancer Patients


You Got Mail members making bookmarks for cancer patients. The club members crafted for an hour. (Photo by: Allison Bazzle/ TU Student)

A group of Towson students are starting a new club that will brighten the lives of cancer patients all over the area.

“Since beginning the club, You Got Mail, the goal has been to establish ourselves and make an impact on the community. It’s all about the patients,” said the club Vice President Maria Ritchie.

At each meeting, members write inspiring letters and craft for cancer patients. Once a good number of crafts are collected, a representative for the club will distribute them to hospitals in the area. So far the clubs’ president, Brittney Walker, has been in contact with Greater Baltimore Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital.

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Q and A: Towson Alumna Speaks About Social Media In A Journalism Workplace

Photo courtesy of: Brooke Buford

Photo courtesy of: Brooke Buford

Since graduating from Towson University alumna, Brooke Buford, has succeeded in the journalism world. Buford is currently an anchor/reporter at KALB-TV in Alexandria, LA. For a year and a half Buford also worked in Portland, ME, at WGME-TV. Buford gained experience while interning for ABC News in New York City, “Good Morning America” in Washington, D.C., and WJZ-TV here in Baltimore.

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Buford on the topic of social media, and how she incorporates it into her job. Below is the interview:

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