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Student on the Street: Questions of the Day: What was the best and worst thing that happened this summer?

Student on the Street: Questions of the Day: What was the best and worst thing that happened this summer?

         

by · August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · SECTIONS
A Different Kind of Normal: ‘Mom’ Is Not Always What It Seems

A Different Kind of Normal: ‘Mom’ Is Not Always What It Seems

  Every family has its own set of dynamics. Those who aren’t a part of that family may not understand these dynamics and they may categorize them as being abnormal, but, in today’s society “normal” isn’t easily defined. I live with my mom and dad. My dad works, my mom takes care of our home and I am a full time student. Throughout the day, we communicate, but we don’t really see each other face-to-face because we are each doing our part to keep our family moving. We come home for dinner and we use that time to catch up. […]

by · May 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · FEATURED ESSAYS, SECTIONS, THE MORGAN LIST
After a bumpy adolescence, Tyra Smith hugs her mother at a recent family outing.

Obama’s Brother’s Keeper Initiative Leaves Out ‘Sisters’

Tyra Smith struggled. Born to a single mother who did the best she could, Tyra found that growing up in the Berry Farms neighborhood in Washington, D.C. did more harm than good. Despite the extracurricular activities that her mother tried to force her into, often located far from her home, Smith didn’t want to change, a reflection mirrored in many of her life’s milestones. At one point, her mother even sent her off to live with an aunt in Montgomery County, which boasted a better education system and safer neighborhoods, believing that a change of environment would result in a […]

by · May 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan students protest Nigerian kidnappings.

‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campus Activists Demand

  Nearly 200 Morgan students demonstrated on campus at noon yesterday to raise awareness of the 276 girls abducted from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria by a group called, “Boko Haram.” Boko Haram is an Islamic extremist group. The name means “Western education is forbidden.” The organization claims responsibility for kidnapping the 276 young girls from their school. Boko Haram is threatening to sell them into slavery. Morgan students and faculty from various groups and organizations came together to voice their opinion about this situation and to demand that action be taken to bring the girls back home to […]

by · May 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS
Bring Back Our Girls!: Morgan State Protests Nigerian Kidnapping

Bring Back Our Girls!: Morgan State Protests Nigerian Kidnapping

On April 14, 234 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped from Chibok School by an Islamist militant group called Boko Haram. Founded in 2002, Boko Haram means “Western education is sinful,” this group of people have a strong opposition to anything western because they think western perspectives is corrupting Muslims. Boko Haram, sometimes referred to as the “Nigerian Taliban” has had a history of violent behavior from bombing military headquarters, freeing prisoners, and bombings at colleges in northern Nigeria. The 234 girls were kidnapped from their school dorms at night and were allegedly sold as brides to Islamist militants for 2,000 […]

by · May 8, 2014 · 1 comment · SECTIONS