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Veteran journalist is selected as 2016 Winter Commencement Speaker

Veteran broadcast journalist, Roland S. Martin will be the commencement speaker for Morgan State University’s 2016 winter graduation ceremony. Nearly 400 members of the graduating class will be in attendance as Martin addresses them, kicking off one of the three commencement ceremonies celebrating MSU’s sesquicentennial anniversary.   According to the university’s newsroom page, campus president David Wilson announced Friday that Martin will be the commencement speaker. Martin, host and managing editor of the daily news program NewsOneNow on TVOne, is an advocate for the African-American community. Author and columnist, Martin also works on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS
Interim Coach assumes full-time position as head football coach

Interim Coach assumes full-time position as head football coach

Morgan State University’s Director of Athletics Edward Scott announced Friday that interim head coach Fred T. Farrier will assume the full-time position as the head football coach for the MSU Bears. Farrier joined the Bears in 2014 as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He replaced former head coach Lee Hull, who became the wide receivers coach for the Indianapolis Colts. Hull in two seasons as the Bears head coach had a combined 11-12 overall record and a 10-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record. Hull led the Morgan State football team to its first Football Championship Subdivision playoff appearance in school […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS
Jihayah Chavis avoids a double-team against UMBC.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III

Lady Bears snap losing streak against UMBC

The Morgan State University women’s basketball team traveled to trip to RAC arena on Wednesday night on a five-game losing streak, and walked away with their second away win of the season, defeating University of Maryland Baltimore County 69-61. Even though they came out on top, the Lady Bears started slowly. Due to struggles on offense, the Retrievers started the game with a 22-15 lead after the 1st Quarter. The Lady Bears fought back to cut the UMBC lead to 35-28 by the half. During halftime, head coach Edward Davis told his team to “look at the stats”. The Lady […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Tiwian Kendley attempts a layup in Tuesday's double overtime win against Manhattan.
Photo by Traevon Benjamin.

Late game herorics give Bears double-overtime win

One can do a lot in three seconds. Especially in basketball. Morgan State University’s junior guard Tiwian Kendley too realized three seconds was a plenty of time and hit a shot near half-court at the end of regulation to send the Bears into overtime. Kendley’s running three-pointer tied the game up at 67 en route to a Bears 85-82 double-overtime victory Tuesday night against the Manhattan Jaspers at Hill Field House. That tying shot as regulation ended came in response to Manhattan’s Thomas Capuano’s three that gave the Jaspers a 67-64 lead. After seven lead changes and six ties in […]

by · December 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

Morgan State alumna becomes Baltimore’s 50th Mayor

Catherine E. Pugh expressed sincere gratitude for her alma mater, as she was sworn as Baltimore City’s 50th mayor, Tuesday morning. Pugh, Morgan State University alumna, was surrounded by not only family, dignitaries and political leaders in the state of Maryland, she was also surrounded by MSU president David Wilson and the choir.   Morgan State’s renowned choir was invited to sing the National Anthem and provided musical interlude during the mayor’s Inaugural Ceremony at the War Memorial Building. The choir paid tribute to rapper Common and R&B artist John Legend by performing their hit “Glory” from the 2014 “Selma” motion […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS