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Universities Face Fire for Campus Sexual Assault Cases

As media coverage of sexual assault and date rape intensifies, colleges and universities are coming under increased criticism for their handling of cases on campuses. In March, a Morgan State student reported being raped in off-campus housing. The Baltimore state attorney office investigated the claim and said there was not enough evidence for prosecution. “The state’s attorney did not desire to prosecute that particular case so they didn’t follow it up for reasons unknown to me,” said Adrian Wiggins, Morgan’s executive director of Campus and Public Safety. “They have their own reason. There’s a certain amount of probable causes that […]

by · November 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME, SECTIONS
Sexual Harassment: Is It a Big Deal?

Sexual Harassment: Is It a Big Deal?

In New York City, it’s a given that if you’re a woman, you’ll encounter street harassment sometime in your life. My routine when exiting the Jamaica Center train station is always the same. I turn my iPod volume up to its highest level and walk looking straight ahead to avoid eye contact and any possible opening for conversation. Even with my headphones in and head straight, out the corner of my eye I can still see men reaching their hands out, mouthing with a dirty sly grin on their face. Some even take it a step further and grab my […]

by · November 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Despite Low Participation Numbers, Morgan Students March Through Baltimore

Despite Low Participation Numbers, Morgan Students March Through Baltimore

Student leaders expressed their disappointment in their fellow classmates during a rally held to protest a Grand Jury’s decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson today at Morgan State University. The demonstration was hosted on the steps of the police headquarters located just off of Morgan’s campus. Student activists spoke on issues ranging from police brutality to the realities of being black in America. Only about a 100 students out of 8,000 Morgan students showed up to the rally. The lack of student involvement was very disappointing to the SGA vice president and senior Courtney Mercado. She expressed her anger about […]

by · November 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

The MSU Spokesman talked to students at today’s protest following a Grand Jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the murder of Michael Brown in August.

by · November 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Dr. Wilson Reaches Out to Protestors

Dr. Wilson Reaches Out to Protestors

The following letter was sent by President David Wilson to the Morgan community regarding the protests that have happened on campus today:   Dear Campus Community:   As all of you know by now, last night the Grand Jury in the Ferguson, Missouri case returned a decision not to charge the police officer who took the life of Michael Brown.  That verdict shocked a large swath of the world, and its reverberations are being heard here in Baltimore, and on the campus of Morgan State University.   Earlier today, I joined a group of our students in a peaceful protest […]

by · November 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS