Month: November 2016

Marching in solidarity with undocumented students

lasowalkoutTowson’s Latin American Student Organization (LASO) participated in the nationwide movement Wednesday night to claim university campuses throughout the country as sanctuaries for undocumented students and students who reside in the U.S. through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.



Tibetan monks teach tranquility


Photo by Chris Simms/The Towerlight

From Monday, Oct. 31 to Thursday, Nov. 3, a group of red-robed Tibetan monks hovered around a table in the center of the Union, meticulously scraping down grains of sand while chants bellowed from the speakers around them.

The monks used scrapers, or “chak-pur,” among other tools, to create a mandala: an artistic tradition in Tantric Buddhism that symbolizes the universe in perfect harmony and balance.