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MSU President David Wilson shares his reaction with those in attendance at his spring Town Hall, Thursday. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

University president Wilson addresses Trump visit, school upgrades at town hall

The meaning of a photo can often be more powerful than the words that accompany it. Many people in the African-American community were upset by a certain photo this week involving the president of the United States. President Donald Trump met with many HBCU leaders on Monday, including Morgan State University president David Wilson. The plan was to meet with the president about his proposed executive order involving HBCU’s. It turned into an unproductive event that ended up being a glorified photo-op. The picture quickly became viral along with criticism for the leaders for what they felt was just publicity […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Oscars heading in more diverse direction after two years of #OscarsSoWhite

Over several months, reviews and controversy have saturated the depths of social media with the black films Moonlight, Hidden Figures, and Fences. Hollywood has taken a nod to these three films and has finally upheld them to the 89th Academy Awards. Not only was this the first time in the last two years where a person of color was recognized for an Oscar nominee, but they were also mentioned in every acting and movie category. Denzel Washington was nominated for best actor leading role Fences, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer both received nominations for best actress supporting role in Fences and Hidden Figures, respectively, and […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Film
Junior forward Phillip Car dribbles for better position against Coppin State University.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Bears end senior night with season sweep of Eagles

In the final 10 seconds of Senior Night, Morgan State University held a two-point lead over Coppin State University. Hoping for a chance to get the ball back and go for a tie or the win, the Eagles instead made the mistake of fouling the Bears, allowing them to put away the game 71-66. Junior guard Tiwian Kendley finished with 21 points and five rebounds, junior forward Phillip Carr had a double-double and senior Kyle Thomas finished with 16 points and three rebounds in his last game at the Field House. “I was definitely excited about tonight’s game and it […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Senior guard Ivy Harrington playing defense against the Hampton Lady Pirates on Saturday.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Lady Bears winning streak snapped at home

The Lady Bears basketball team saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Saturday, as they lost 71-58 to the Lady Pirates of Hampton University at Hill Field House. Hampton (15-12, 9-5 MEAC) improved to 31-11 all-time against Morgan State and has now won 13 straight against the Lady Bears. The win also ended a three-game losing skid for the Lady Pirates, while stopping a four-game home court winning streak by the Lady Bears. The Lady Bears (7-20, 5-9 MEAC) were led by junior Braennan Farrar’s 19 points. Sophomore Chelsea Mitchell fell short of a double-double with 12 points […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
William Lori, the Archbishop of Baltimore, at Sunday mass in Morgan State University's chapel.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Morgan chapel welcomes Archbishop of Baltimore for first mass on campus

With Morgan State University celebrating its sesquicentennial this year, Sunday marked another historic first in the school’s long history. Archbishop of Baltimore, William Lori visited Morgan’s Chapel and performed the first mass by a Catholic prelate. “I am told that I am the first Roman Catholic Archbishop to celebrate mass on this campus in its 150 year history,” said Lori. “Well, I have been the Archbishop of Baltimore less than five of those 150 years and I can promise you this, I won’t wait another 150 years to visit again.” The service was a traditional Catholic mass that included the […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS