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How Morgan Students Spend Their Sundays

For many students, Sunday is a day of doing homework and getting rest, not going to church. Sunday is seen as a day for church. The first official day of the week has long been held as a day of rest, fit for gatherings in local religious assemblies. However, for students at Morgan State University and other colleges across the nation, church is no longer seen as a necessity. Instead, it is an option, and one often not chosen. John Mcqueen, a junior electrical engineering major, says Sunday is a day to get rest that you cannot get at other […]

by · February 14, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES

Smoke Alarms are Set Off in the Communications Building

Around 3:00 p.m., the School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) on Morgan State University’s (MSU) campus was evacuated. The school was evacuated after smoke on all three floors of the building set of the emergency fire alarms. Students and faculty evacuated the building in an orderly fashion and no one was reported missing or hurt. Students and faculty were not allowed re-entry into the building, while contract workers and MSU Police investigated the source of the smoke. It was reported that Room 107P, located on the building’s first floor, was the source of the smoke. There was equipment damage […]

by · February 13, 2018 · 0 comments · BREAKING NEWS, CAMPUS NEWS

Morganites Offer Their Praise and Concerns Towards Morgan

“What do you love about Morgan State University? What don’t you love?” These were the questions presented to a packed room of students by the sophomore class senators in an event called “The Reflection.” The goal of the meeting was to provide a space for students to share constructive criticism as well as solutions to daily campus issues. Student Government Association (SGA) president Marcus Bennett and vice-president Joy Barnes were among many student government members and students in attendance. For some in attendance, their time at Morgan really made them grow to love it more. “When people graduate, they’re always […]

by · February 13, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS

Dodge Ram Commercial Receives Backlash After Using MLK Speech

For many African-Americans, Martin Luther King Jr. is seen as a sacred figure, especially during Black History Month, but recently a truck commercial used that figure, sending many into an uproar. On Super Bowl Sunday, Dodge Ram used part of a speech by King to advertise their trucks and people quickly took to the internet to give the commercial backlash. Morgan State University, Student Government Association Vice President, Joy Barnes thought the commercial was disrespectful. “I think it was disrespectful to everything he stood for, especially since he was anti-capitalist and these large corporations know that,” said Barnes. Chinedu Nwokeafor, minority […]

by · February 13, 2018 · 0 comments · LOCAL NEWS
Photos by Stephen-Micheal Thomspon Jr.

Damages in Rawlings Dining Hall After New Renovations

On Thursday, Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., the sophomore class senator, posted a tweet on Twitter urging the student body to take better care of the newly refurbished Rawlings Dining hall. The tweet displayed a broken end piece of a wooden stool and a slash in the soft material of a green seat. “Morgan State, our dining hall was just refurbished and now there’s already a lot of damage. We got to do better y’all, like fr [for real],” said Thompson. Fellow Morganites made their voices known on how they were disappointed about students abusing and taking this renovation for granted.   […]