Articles by: Akira Kyles

Men’s Basketball Fall and Rise to Beat Howard

By Blair Young, Sports Editor The Morgan State men’s basketball team started this season with high expectations after being picked to win the conference in the preseason polls. Unfortunately, the season that started with so much promise, has turned into a frustrating affair for the team and Bear’s fans. After Monday’s win against Howard their record is 9-14 overall, and 5-5 in the MEAC. That is good for seventh place out of 13 teams. For a team that people thought were going to dominate the conference, they have fallen short of their goals. They started the year off with an […]

by · February 6, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS
Lady Bears Return for their 2018 Season

Lady Bears Return for their 2018 Season

By Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor The Morgan State Lady Bears softball team is back. After a long off-season and a preseason filled with distractions, it’s time to play ball. “There is a lot going on, so much raw emotion going on,” said senior shortstop Danielle Pitpit. “What helps is that there is only three seniors this year. We have a strong group and having that sound foundation will definitely be a major point in our success this year. I think the biggest goal right now is being able to stay focused and being able to recognize what’s really important. […]

by · February 2, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS
Morgan Uses Center to Prepare Students for Their Career Paths

Morgan Uses Center to Prepare Students for Their Career Paths

By Baldwin Williams, Staff WriterWithin the Montebello Complex is the Center for Career Development (CCD), where students receive guidance and assistance when it comes to their career path. The center offers a variety of services offered to the students of Morgan. “The Center for Career Development has really helped students with creating their resumes. Students have been able to apply for jobs and internships,” said Wenona Richardson, BearTracks Career Specialist for the center. “There are employers that visit the Center for Career Development representing companies such as Target, J.P. Morgan and many other individuals from different fields of profession.” Beartracks […]

by · February 1, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS
Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

By Penelope Blackwell, Managing EditorAs a senior at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, Darryl Perry developed political interest by joining a promotional street team where he learned how to campaign. Perry, 22, a graduating senior and marketing major at Morgan State University (MSU), awaits the decision after announcing his candidacy for the 45th District Central Committee in Baltimore City. Perry wants the position so that he can help young kids, specifically those within the Baltimore City Public School system. “I am driven by those who come after me. I have people that look up to me, so that […]

by · January 30, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Death of Morgan Students Sparks Safety Concerns

By Samuel Robinson, Staff WriterIt’s been less than a month since 19-year old Morgan State University (MSU) student, Jonathan “Johnny” Tobash was killed in an off-campus robbery. As a Baltimore native, Tobash’s death sparked city-wide conversation on the safety of college students and the places they frequent in Baltimore City. Student-involved shootings have been causing concern among MSU’s student body for a while, but Tobash’s passing hit especially hard for students and faculty. In response to this, several student organizations have begun planning events to help grieving students. MSU president, David Wilson also released a statement on behalf of the […]

by · January 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS