Articles by: Benjamin McKnight

School of Business to host entrepreneur and “The Apprentice” winner Tuesday

by Blair Young, Staff WriterThe “Morgan Means Business” lecture series will be host to a multimillionaire and former “The Apprentice” winner for a lecture in the Earl G. Graves School of Business. Students and faculty are encouraged to participate in this free event to listen and network with Randall Pinkett, an entrepreneur, speaker and author for his lecture on Tuesday morning. He is currently the CEO of BCT partners, a multi-million-dollar consulting, research, and analytics firm based in Newark, NJ that he founded. Pinkett is widely known for his win of the reality show “The Apprentice” during the season four […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Morgan to show film on transgender civil rights pioneer this Tuesday

Morgan to show film on transgender civil rights pioneer this Tuesday

by Terrance SmithMorgan State University will be hosting a screening the documentary MAJOR!, which focuses on a pioneering elder black transgender activist, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy on Apr. 4. “We are so proud to host the screening of MAJOR! at Morgan State University with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program,” said Rev. Cedric A. Harmon, the Executive Director of Many Voices: A Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender. Several reasons went into the decision to have the screening of MAJOR! At Morgan. One of which was allowing the opportunity for a safe space for conversation about transgender relations in the […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Lady Bears open conference play with three-game sweep

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University Lady Bears (12-10, 3-0) softball team completed a series sweep of Howard University this weekend at the newly renovated Lois T. Murray Field. “We played hard and played through each inning together. We had solid defense and some hot bats to back Kiwi (Amy Begg) up,” said junior second baseman Danielle Pipit. “Every single player on the team had their part this weekend; it was a huge team sweep to set the tone for the rest of the season.” The Lady Bears kicked off game one of the three-game stretch against the […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

Journalism and Architecture schools combine for commemorative “Walk of Fame”

Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterThe School of Global Journalism and Communication will be collaborating with the School of Architecture and Planning in a new landscaping project. At a press conference Monday afternoon, Dean Dewayne Wickham announced that the two schools will be working together to create a Walk of Fame that will acknowledge graduates of the SGJC, prominent individuals in the journalism fields and anyone who has made an impact on student life. “There’s so many things we want to do on campus that at first blush you think you’ll have to go off campus to do some of these things […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

The chance of a lifetime and a lasting impact for Morgan women’s basketball

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterWhen the Lady Bears Traveled to the University of Richmond for a non-conference match-up earlier this season, they would lose their fourth straight game and hold a 2-10 record on the young season. Many frustrations, confusion and doubts but the Lady Bears still had something to celebrate. Junior guard Braennan Farrar scored her 1,000 career points. Farrar scored on a lay-up in the game against the Spiders solidifying her as the 14th player in Morgan State women’s basketball history to reach the milestone. She is currently the team’s leading scorer this season and shows no signs of stopping. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS