Articles by: Benjamin McKnight

Morgan Police Prepare for Homecoming Weekend

by Blair YoungThe Morgan State Police Force has began to make preparations to accommodate the massive influx of over 2,500 people who are expected to convene onto Morgan State’s campus this weekend for the homecoming festivities. The Morgan Police will be the primary force overseeing all activities on campus. The Baltimore City Police Department will only assist with closing streets for the parade. With a full staff of officers on detail they will be using metal detectors and searching for small weapons and contraband. Lance Hatcher, the Chief of Morgan Police, has a few tips for students and alumni that […]

by · October 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Students Prepare for Future at Annual Career Day

by Theresea BeverlyMorgan State held their annual Career Day at the Hill Field House yesterday, bringing in over 100 employers to give students the opportunity to explore the countless careers available after graduating. Hosted by the Center for Career Development, employers present included UPS, Kennedy Krieger Institute, and Teach for America. The CCD encouraged students that attended to dress professional and bring their resume upon entrance to this event to help prepare themselves for future employment situations. Preparation for the event starts a year in advance. “From checking databases, to sending invitations, and lastly preparing packets, as the final touch,” […]

by · October 15, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Million Man March: Getting With the Times

Million Man March: Getting With the Times

By Blair YoungThousands of people convened on the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Saturday, October 10, to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Million Man March with the Justice or Else rally. Although the attendance was not as massive as twenty years ago, it did offer a level of diversity that was not found at the first march. The overwhelming amount of younger people, most of them 35 and below, came to voice their displeasure with the current situation of being a young black person in America. The crowds also had a large contingency of women, which was one […]

by · October 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Million Man March: Justice Or Else
How to Get Away With Smoking

How to Get Away With Smoking

by Akira KylesUntil this year, sophomore Gene Alestock II, could ride around campus on his bike, with smoke trailing him. Because of the new campus-wide ban on smoking, Alestock II and other smokers have to resort to smoke on the softball field when the weather permits. And Alestock is not happy. “The policy is annoying to me and most of my friends,” said Alestock II,19, a smoker since high school. “I understand that the policy is to beautify the campus and promote health but we’re adults and we should have the choice.” The smoke-free policy, enacted July 1, states “Smoking […]

by · October 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Annual Town Hall Meeting Highlights Major Upgrades

by Devon AshbyOn Tuesday, campus President David Wilson introduced a handful of big changes coming to the Morgan State University community in the next few months and years. Wilson made it clear that he heard complaints and requests of students and faculty alike, and that the university will undergo major upgrades, specifically with the food choices on campus and technological improvements, in the next two years. He began with the more immediate changes, confirming rumors that a Chick-Fil-A restaurant will open in the canteen in January 2016 and will be ready when students return from winter break. Additionally, a new […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS