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In a blink of an eye, birthday celebration becomes disabling

Every year for my birthday I plan a series of events for my friends and I. Sept. 16 marked my 26th birthday. This year I decided to plan a trip to Vegas with my boyfriend the week of my birthday, and the previous weekend I was going to my home state Virginia to celebrate with my friends. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. It was the weekend of Sept. 8 when I arrived in Virginia to celebrate my birthday. On Friday, I went to get my nails done along with my best friend Jill. Ebony and Ronecia, my two friends […]

An update on the status of Morgan’s work study program

Morgan State University’s work study students faced some financial changes this semester, which led to increased speculation of budget cuts within the work study program. Federal work study is a federal program at Morgan State that was established to assist in finding job placement for undergraduate students who may qualify for part-time, on and off-campus jobs. Student eligibility is based on regulations and confidential information regarding the student’s financial status.   “Our work study award has not been decreased nor has it been increased. The same amount that the Department of Education has been giving us to manage our work […]

by · November 13, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS

Morgan Men’s basketball preview for the 2017-2018 season

The 2017 Morgan State men’s basketball season begins tonight, and the team is returning ten players who were on the team that tied for third in the MEAC last season, including two all-conference players in forward Phillip Carr and guard Tiwian Kendley. The Bears rank No. 1 in the MEAC Preseason polls, and with key players returning they will be in contention to punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010. BACKCOURT All eyes will be on Kendley, who instantly took over as a prominent scorer last season. Kendley missed seven games with a midseason […]

by · November 10, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, SPORTS
Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

Relations between the United States and Cuba have been historically hostile; decades-old economic sanctions, placed on Cuba the 1960s, have limited travel and communication between the two nations. Americans and Cubans don’t know much about each other besides what they’ve seen in their respective media, but a group of students from Morgan State University teamed up with students from the University of Havana to put together a documentary to attempt to bridge that gap and build lasting relationships. The documentary is called “Behind the Veil: So Far, So Close,” and it took a year—and multiple visits to the country—to put […]

The current state of activism at Morgan State University

Since its founding in 1867, Morgan State University has seen a plethora of leaders, innovators and fighters for change. Multiple generations of Morganites have fought to have the institution known as Morgan State today, but the fire in current Bears has dimmed in recent years. From the first mass demonstration for equal education funding to the first successful restaurant sit-in campaign to protesting for better facilities to chanting “Black Lives Matter” on campus, activism on Morgan State’s campus has become nonexistent. “I just feel like in this day and age, the generation, I’m not saying they’re lost, but people don’t […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE