Articles by: Tramon Lucas

The Bears score first win of the season at homecoming game

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Morgan State University alumni, young and elderly, packed Hughes Stadium to see the Bears get their first win of the season as they defeated the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. After losing three non-conference games and dropping two MEAC games, the Bears played effectively on both sides of the ball to pull out the homecoming victory. “It feels good,” said Bears quarterback Elijah Staley. “We’ve been working hard and we knew things would start clicking.” Savannah State would score first when running back Uriah Oliver took a screen pass 83 yards to the end zone […]

by · October 15, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

Closing the HBCU-9 sesquicentennial celebration

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorThis year marks not only the historic sesquicentennial celebration for Morgan State University, but for eight other historically black colleges and universities as they unite at Morgan to recognize their sesquicentennial celebrations. Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College, John C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College, Fayetteville State University and Morehouse College joined Morgan for a week long celebration as the nine universities honoring 150 years in service. Activities included a poetry slam on Monday, a tree planting Tuesday, a choir concert Thursday, a luncheon on Friday and a State of the Union address […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

The reason why Morgan State plays schools from larger conferences

by Blair Young, Sports EditorWhen a school the size of Morgan State plays a school the size of Rutgers, the outcome is somewhat predictable. Rutgers is the state university of New Jersey and has more graduate students than Morgan’s total enrollment. So, why does Morgan and other small schools play teams from larger conferences? The answer is simple, money. Morgan is actually paid to come to Rutgers and play. The exact amount is unknown, but it does help significantly with supporting the athletic department. This system is in place so that the small schools get the financial support that is […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPORTS

The Bears lose big to Rutgers, while looking ahead to MEAC Schedule

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorFor the third straight game the Morgan State Bears were held scoreless, as the Rutgers Scarlet Knights defeated the Bears, 65-0 Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium. This Big Ten-MEAC clash marked the final non-conference game for the Bears, as they open conference play next week. Coming into this game, Bears head Coach Fred T. Farrier benched starting quarterback Elijah Staley for the first quarter due to an internal disciplinary issue. Sophomore quarterback DeAndre Harris took the start. Running back Herb Walker Jr., also joined Staley on the sidelines for the first quarter. “We […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Morgan State celebrates the west campus expansion with the grand opening of the new Jenkins Hall

Morgan State celebrates the west campus expansion with the grand opening of the new Jenkins Hall

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorMorgan State University celebrated the past as they looked towards the future at the opening ceremony of the new Martin D. Jenkins Hall. Morgan State opens its second building on the west campus near Northwood shopping center, where many years ago, their students were not welcome. “We must never forget that we are standing on the shoulders of those that came before us. We must never ever forget what it really means to the legacy of our great university to be in this space,” said David Wilson, president of Morgan State. “We can’t forget that because […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS