Articles by: Benjamin McKnight

New Zealand native key to Lady Bears’ newfound success

New Zealand native key to Lady Bears’ newfound success

Ty’Rique SimsFor the fifth time this season, Morgan State University Lady Bears’ junior pitcher Amy Begg was named Pitcher of The Week in the MEAC in earlier this month. Begg was recognized for pitching a total of 26.1 innings in five games, while giving up zero runs and striking out 24. She had an ERA of 0.00 against Mount St. Mary’s, UMBC and Norfolk State and held a 15-5 record after the Norfolk Series at the time. The 6’2” pitcher made her first appearance on a collegiate mound in 2015 and made 28 appearances. She pitched in 106 innings and […]

by · May 10, 2017 · 0 comments · COLLEGE, SPORTS

150th birthday of Morgan State celebrated with Proclamation Celebration

Janelle Ferguson, Arts and Entertainment EditorAs part of the Morgan State University sesquicentennial celebrations, campus president, Dr. David Wilson hosted a Proclamation Ceremony on Sunday to mark prominent moments and memorialize important sites in the development of this institution. Since Tuesday, April 30, 1867, this institution has been translated into many names before it was officially known to be the Morgan State University. Sunday marked the 150th year of operation, celebrated proudly in front of Holmes Hall. Festivities included recognizing the first class of only nine students to ever step foot at the Centenary Biblical Institute in 1867. Morgan State […]

by · May 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Movie Review: The Fate of the Furious

by Terrance Smith, Staff WriterFor those who are fans of the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious would be one of the most perfect films to see this year. Even though it is the first movie since the tragic loss of Paul Walker, the film still manages to drive on without him. Walker is greatly missed and he is mentioned throughout the movie, but the team faces a much bigger priority that is even greater than them. In this year’s latest installment of The Fast of the Furious franchise, professional street racer Dominic Tourette (Diesel) turns his back […]

by · April 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Film

Global Village hosts New York doctor for forum

by Devon Ashby, Staff WritterThe School of Global Journalism & Communication’s, as part of their “Global Village” initiative, hosted a forum with a doctor who survived a rape and overcame the murders of her son and sister to earn her medical license. Growing up in the South Bronx was tough for Dr. Arabia Mollette. At age 15 she was sent to live with her father, who’d spent time in rehab for drug use, because her mother was deemed mentally unstable after trying to kill herself. Mollette’s tense relationship with her father led to him kicking her out, so she turned […]

by · April 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

First annual Beulah Davis day celebration to occur this week

by Akira Kyles, Campus News Editor  In honor of National Library Week, the Earl S. Richardson Library will be hosting the first annual Beulah M. Davis Day. Beulah Davis was the first professionally trained and the second alumni librarian to serve Morgan College. Davis graduated in 1925 then returned in 1926 while completing her degree in Library Science. She remained at Morgan for nearly 40 years. “In light of Morgan’s 50th anniversary, contributions by people such as Ms. Davis need to be public, remembered and celebrated,” said Ida Jones, the first and current University Archivist. Beulah M. Davis Day is […]

by · April 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS