The Collegiate Readership Program (PawPrints) is designed to help students become
more aware of what is happening outside of the TU campus. Free copies of the New York
Times, USA Today, and the Baltimore Sun are available at 10 locations across campus
Monday through Friday during the academic year.
Students, faculty and staff have complete access to all three newspapers online:
Each term, Towson University faculty members may integrate the New York Times, USA
Today, and the Baltimore Sun into the classroom curriculum. Faculty who include the
NY Times in their course syllabus receive FREE Digital Subscription to the New York
Times. Faculty members who are interested in participating should complete the New York Times in the Classroom form.
Benefits of Participating in the PawPrints Program
Promoting Civic Engagement is a university priority that is captured in the Towson University 2020 plan. Integration of newspapers into course curriculum allows for discussion and reflection
on topics that have direct impact on the students, from social issues and new technology
to the global economy and career opportunities. PawPrints provides opportunities for
students to get civically engaged at TU by: