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The Chairman’s Honor Roll Of Academic Excellence

The Chairman’s Honor Roll Of Academic Excellence

          On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Communication Studies, we congratulate you for achieving a 3.5 gpa or higher in the fall 2012 semester.  You make us proud. Manyi Abangma Alicia Agramonte Dwayne Allen Kechi Amaefule Brandon Ammons Ashlee Banks Shelby Boamah Dasiane Branch Vance Brinkley Jasmine Brown Nicholas Bush John Byrd Taelor Clay Nicole Davis Lanette Duncan Latrice Eddy Keigan Forde Cameron Gilbert Shirley Hudson Courtney Jacobs Charlese Johnson Atoya Leatherbury Jier Li Briana Lynn Samantha Master Candace McCray Stefon McDaniel Britney Mercer Christopher Moller Bre ‘Auna Perez Albert Phillips Diamond […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
The Real “Olivia Pope” Visits Morgan

The Real “Olivia Pope” Visits Morgan

Woman Behind ABC’s Hit Series Scandal Speaks to Students in USC As Olivia Pope from ABC’s highly anticipated drama would say, “It’s handled. Little secrets always come out.” Well, it was no little secret when word went out that Judy Smith would be coming to Morgan State University. When the Office of Student Activities made her this year’s speaker for the Women’s History Month Lecture, Scandal lovers were absolutely astounded. “Hands down, Scandal is my favorite show out right now,” said Morgan senior political science major J’Keyah Irby. “I am glued to the screen every single Tuesday night with my […]

by · March 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
An artist interpretation of a CHIRAQ Flag

COMMENTARY: Chiraq – Hip Hop, Gang Affiliations, & Lost Lives

  Chiraq. It’s the current nickname for Chicago among many of the African American youth who inhabit the city and it comes from a play on words, based on the city and Iraq, a country with well-known issues of poverty and rampant violence. Teenagers living there seem to be embracing the similarities that their home shares with this troubled third world nation. However, this is nothing new. Major cities such as Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York have been dealing with the effects of being populated with low income, crime infested neighborhoods for as long as memory serves. […]

by · March 19, 2013 · 1 comment · PERSPECTIVES
Deer Peer Column 3/7/13

Deer Peer Column 3/7/13

Dear Peer, I’ve been talking to this guy since last semester, and I really like him although we are only friends with benefits.  About two weeks ago I found out I was pregnant and I’m too afraid to tell anyone especially him. I’m afraid of his reaction and what he might think of me. I know I’m not ready to raise a child I can barely finance myself!  I want to finish college, travel, and have a career, and hopefully start my own business and I feel as though having a child will hold me back. I’m going through so […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · DEAR PEER COLUMN, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS

Will Morgan’s Reputation of Crime Continue to Impact Campus?

“That’s Morgan” is a phrase often used in student dialogue about negative aspects of campus life. “It makes me feel bad about going to this school,” said Amber Newman, sophomore and psychology major. “It would be different if it was said in a positive way.” On May 31, 2012, the university gained unwanted attention from the media after former Morgan student Alexander Kinyua murdered his roommate. “Did you know that guy who was eating people?” sounded like a scene out of a thriller. However, it’s a question many Morgan students found themselves answering. Although the murder took place off campus, […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS