Articles by: Tramon Lucas

Million Man March: Then & Now

Million Man March: Then & Now

A Personal Narrative By Blair YoungMy dad woke me up around 5:30 a.m. and told me to get ready. Half asleep, I asked “Ready for what?” He answered, “We are going to the march”. I had forgotten that we were going to the Million Man March in Washington D.C. I was ten years old when the first march in 1995 occurred. I didn’t think much of it at the time, and really only cared because it was a reason to miss school. As the day unfolded, my attitude would change and I learned a lot about what it meant to […]

by · October 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Million Man March: Justice Or Else, SPECIAL COVERAGE
SGJC bids farewell to Beloved Advisor

SGJC bids farewell to Beloved Advisor

By Akira KylesThe School of Global Journalism and Communications at Morgan State University bids farewell to Academic & Career Advising coordinator, Victoria Valentine. Valentine’s been an academic advisor at MSU for four years and will now be returning to a television production company that will be producing a show for BET. She’s been working on this process of getting this job since July and she is excited to start. “Television is my passion and I’m excited to get back to what I love,” said Valentine. Valentine resigned, making Tuesday her last day. Freshmen are automatically assigned to Ardyn Barton for […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · SECTIONS

Morgan State Choir Director performs for the Pope

By Joe ObimaMorgan State University’s choir director, Eric Conway will have the opportunity of a lifetime to perform for Pope Francis during a family outdoor festival in Philadelphia on the last day of his historical U.S. tour Saturday. Invited by legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin to play a supporting role for her, Dr. Conway will be directing a Philadelphia-based choir called the “Philadelphia Heritage Chorale” for the Sept. 26th “Festival of Families”. The closing ceremony for the triennial World Meeting of Families Conference. Other notable performers such as indie band The Fray, Sister Sledge, Andrea Bocellii, Juanes, and The Philadelphia […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MUSIC
Gisela Arandia and her translator Rosa Grillo. Photo by Akira Kyles

MSU’s SGJC welcomes Gisela Arandia Covarrubias

By Akira KylesThe School of Global Journalism & Communication at Morgan State University welcomed Gisela Arandia Covarrubias, scholar and journalist, to speak to the journalism students on race relations and her experiences in Cuba. Covarrubias speaks internationally about her experiences with Afro-Cubans after the Revolution. Her studies focus on the relationship between Afro-Cubans and African-Americans. Covarrubias visited MSU to not only share her studies but also to share stories about herself as an Afro-Cuban. Her studies on Afro-Cubans came from her work as a journalist. “Journalism gave me a huge, extraordinary experience,” said Covarrubias, through a translator. “It gave me […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Bears Win Big in Unofficial Home Opener

Bears Win Big in Unofficial Home Opener

by Devon AshbyJust like last season, the Morgan State University Bears entered their first home game of the season with a record of 0-2; and just like last season, they ended the game in victorious fashion, earning their first victory of the season. The Bears beat the visiting University of Virginia-Lynchburg Dragons by a score of 61-0 at Hughes Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon in a game that, due to NCAA accreditation issues for Virginia-Lynchburg, will not count on either team’s official schedule and stat books. The game started with a 69-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Moses Skillon to junior […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS