Articles by: Tramon Lucas

The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

by Justin Motley, Social Media EditorIt’s Women’s History Month! A month designated to pay homage to inspirational women who made a significant impact on womanhood and the world. The MSU Spokesman wants to recognize some of the women who are making an impact on and off of our campus. I had the opportunity of sitting down with New Jersey native Michelle Johnson, a senior, sociology major, blogger and published author. The harsh winter winds couldn’t stand a chance again her vibrant, yet unapologetic personality. We started off the conversation talking about the post college experience for black folks who go […]

by · March 27, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, SPOTLIGHT
Theatre Morgan Presents: Sharrell D. Luckett

Theatre Morgan Presents: Sharrell D. Luckett

by Janelle Ferguson, Arts & Entertainment EditorTheatre Morgan will be introducing award winning producer and director, Sharrell D. Luckett to Morgan State University. She is utilizing her platform to tour around HBCU campuses to discuss her groundbreaking novel, Black Acting Methods. Luckett is the lead editor of Black Acting Methods and it is known to be the first book to emphasize the significance of diverse acting or directing methods; which originated from Afrocentrism. The book offers alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles, which many actors find themselves using today. This collection is a qualifiable and efficient resource for teachers, students, […]

by · March 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, MOVIES
Archbishop William Lori

Archbishop of Baltimore to visit Morgan State this Sunday

by Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterBaltimore’s Catholic Archbishop William Lori is making his first official appearance in the Morgan State University Chapel. Beginning Sunday morning, the Sunday service at MSU’s chapel is said to be historic as this is the first time an Archbishop has ever delivered a catholic mass. “I think it’s gonna be very exciting, as it pertains to the Chapel it’s really important to us to connect with external religious organizations,” said Rev. Bernard Keels. The first and last time Archbishop Lori was here was during the fall general elections of 2012. Archbishop Lori and leaders from other […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
QOTW is Back: The Current Political Climate

QOTW is Back: The Current Political Climate

by Wyman Jones, Visuals Editor   QOTW is back, this week The MSU Spokesman wanted to focus on the current political climate and how students are responding. After a recent study, are students stressed? Nervous? Scared? Watch the video! By Wyman Jones, Visuals Editor and Devon Ashby, Baldwin Williams and Maliik Obee, staff writers.

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · #QOTW, Social Commentary
Morgan State University student Chinedu Nwokeafor, flanked by students from the schools within the HBCU coalition, speaking on the site of Tuesday's hearing.
Photo by Devon Ashby

HBCU students make presence known at coalition lawsuit conclusion

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterStudents and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black universities showed up in solidarity for the final hearing of the lawsuit against the state of Maryland for lack of funding and duplicating programs. A coalition representing Bowie State University, Morgan State University, Coppin State University and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore sued the state to ensure that they are properly funded, and that their niche programs like nursing, cyber security and agriculture, among others, are properly funded. “When you create those niche programs and fund them properly, you’ll see an influx of students and dollars go into those […]

by · February 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS