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Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies

Student Media

These are the independent student media groups on campus that MCCS students typically get involved with:

The Towerlight
A weekly meeting of the Towerlight editorial staff. Photo by Lauren Slavin.

The Towerlight

The Towerlight is an award-winning independent newspaper produced by Towson University students. It is published twice-weekly by Baltimore Student Media, Inc. To apply to be a member of the staff, fill out an online application or visit the office at University Union, room 309. The newspaper awards a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming freshman each year. To apply, download and submit the scholarship application (PDF).


WMJF-TV is one of only a few student-run F.C.C. licensed television stations in the nation. WMJF-produced programming is generally seen weekday evenings from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., and nights from 9 p.m. to midnight. Students write, produce, star, shoot, edit, direct, and air all locally produced television shows.WMJF accepts program proposals from students who would like to produce their own show.  Even if you don’t want to create your own show, we have a wide variety of television shows that are already in production.


XTSR is a student-run Internet radio station. Students manage, promote, program and DJ the station. DJ shifts typically run from 9 a.m. to midnight and include a wide range of music genres. The station has been broadcasting from the Towson campus since 1971.

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Media Center, Room 114 (map)
Mailing address: 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD 21252
Phone: 410-704-3431
Fax: 410-704-3656

Advising and Program Information:

student media news

The Towerlight



student media on twitter

The Towerlight

Towerlight News

Towerlight Sports

Towerlight Arts


student media on facebook

The Towerlight





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