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Don’t Wait Til Midnight

Don’t Wait Til Midnight

Seniors at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism spent a semester investigating the new youth curfew in Baltimore, one of the most restrictive in the nation. They interviewed Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott, American Civil Liberties attorney Sonia Kumar, curfew center workers, police officers, debate students at Baltimore City College High School, parents and teens themselves about what the curfew means for residents. Their articles and videos were picked up and published as a cover story by City Paper. Student journalists Asha Glover, Amira Hairston and Taesha Poteat talked about their reporting on WEAA’s Marc Steiner Show. Read the entire […]

Hogan, Rutherford Take Office

Hogan, Rutherford Take Office

Even a deep January chill that turned the Annapolis lawn into a crusty arena could not blunt the eagerness among hundreds of Marylanders – and a few well-known out-of-staters like New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie – to see the installation of Larry Hogan, a Republican, as the state’s 62d governor. “The governor has said that he will stay here until he has shaken everyone’s hands,” an aide said. Hogan’s address, expected to last 15 or so minutes, will follow a briefer one by his Lieutenant Governor, Boyd Rutherford. Boyd Rutherford, a former assistant secretary for administration in the U.S Department […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS

West Africans at Morgan Feel “Helpless” about Ebola Crisis

By Meaca Downing   For many Morgan students and professors the Ebola virus that is tearing through West Africa seems very far away. For others, it hits closer to home. Many in the Morgan community have family members in West Africa and worry about them. Morgan has one student from each of the three countries struggling with the disease according to Richard Kitson-Walters, Director of International Student and Faculty Services. Kitson-Walters also explained that students are feeling a range of emotions, from scared and concerned to helpless and anxious. Morgan’s Professor Umaru Bah is from Sierra Leone, one of the […]

by · December 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan students join national student walk-out.

Students Protest Police Brutality in National ‘Walkout’

By Ivy Harrington   At 1 p.m. today, roughly 30 students gathered on Morgan State University’s campus quad, singing in unison “I got a feeling, I got a feeling, oh yeah, I got a feeling that somebody’s trynna hold me back, and it ain’t gonna be no [stuff] like that.” Morgan students joined students across the country on a “National Walkout for Ferguson.” Rally leaders invited students walking to and from classes to join in the march that ended at the intersection of Hillen Road and Coldspring Lane. “No justice, No peace. Hands up, don’t shoot!” protestors chanted. A Baltimore […]

by · December 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS
Morgan Students Gather for World AIDS Day

Morgan Students Gather for World AIDS Day

By Tiana Dickerson and Kristen Lyles World AIDS Day takes place on the first day of December every year. Today, students gathered at Morgan State University to support people living with HIV and remember those who died from the disease. Students came together not only from Morgan, but also from different schools all over the city, including Heritage High School. While World AIDS Day Supports those who are already living with the disease, it is also designed to raise awareness. At the Get S.M.A.R.T. Health Fair in the Student Center there was free HIV testing along with entertainment. Hats and […]

by · December 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS