Towson University Battles Food Insecurity


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Nani Tufa stocks canned vegetables at Food Share (photo by Jill Gattens/TU Student)

Surveying the shelf stacked with canned vegetables, Cheyanne Ribecchi places a can of beans into her bag. She stands in the basement of the Catholic Campus Ministry Center, home of the Food Share Pantry for students and faculty.

“Food Share has been very helpful for me,” Ribecchi said. “As I have trouble affording food, Food Share has been able to help support my needs.” Continue reading “Towson University Battles Food Insecurity”

Called to Serve a Plate

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Local Priest goes Professional

486 By Jill Gattens Father Matt Buening, a local Towson priest was recently named chaplain for the Baltimore Orioles, a professional baseball team located in Baltimore and he served as chaplain for the first time on April 9. “It was a great joy,” Buening said. “It was my first time and it was something I had never done. I was very nervous.” Buening was appointed by Archbishop from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. He is the third priest to serve as the chaplain for the Baltimore Orioles. As a Howard County native, Buening was honored to serve as chaplain for his hometown … Continue reading Local Priest goes Professional

Trail Running Paves Way for New Trends

421 By Jill Gattens Reading, PA—People from all over the Eastern region gathered in Reading, Pennsylvania for 7.3 miles of trails in Pretzel City Sports Ugly Mudder Trail Run on February 26. “People come all over for these trail races,” Diane Grimm, member of the Pretzel City Sports team. “People are always looking for that next adventure, a new challenge.” The 319 participants from all age groups took the challenge of running the trail race with temperatures in the high 30s and winds. Trail running is an upcoming trend in the runner’s world as they are becoming more and more … Continue reading Trail Running Paves Way for New Trends