Articles by: The MSU Spokesman

Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

by Akira Kyles, Editor-In-ChiefMorgan State University administration, faculty, graduates and their families gathered in the Talmadge L. Hill Field House to celebrate the 142nd commencement ceremony Friday morning. This December marks the final commencement part of the Morgan State sesquicentennial celebration. The keynote was given by the honorable Boyd K. Rutherford, Lt. Gov. of Maryland. Rutherford advised the students to not fear failure and keep advancing. “As you take the next big step, remember, you’ve been preparing for this. You are prepared for this,” said Rutherford. “You’re ready to move on…So don’t be afraid of the future, most of all, […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morgan State football players make MEAC All-Conference teams

by Joshua Sampson, Contributing WriterDespite finishing with a disappointing (1-10) record this season four Morgan State University football players were named to the MEAC all-conference teams. Being recognized as a top player in their respective positions, Carl Garnes, Brandon Jones, Rico Kennedy, and Malachi Washington were rewarded with their high level of play this year. Garnes, defensive back, earned third team honors along with linebacker Kennedy. The sophomore Kennedy ranked in the top 20 in tackles, first in tackle for loss and tied for first in forced fumbles in the MEAC. Garnes ranked fourth on the Bears in tackles with […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

A recap of the latest from the Lady Bears

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterThe Morgan State Lady Bears may have loss late last month, by a total score of 90-46 to the University of Iowa in the Puerto Rico Classic, but the lesson they learned from that experience may have sparked their latest success. The Lady Bears have been shooting their completion out the gym; they have put together a 4-1 record in their last four competitions. The win streak started against Mount ST. Mary’s (MD) on Nov. 26 in which the Lady Bears won 75-67. Lexus Spears scored a game-and–career-high 22 points on 10-of-17 shooting that night.   Spears […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Morgan Men’s Basketball Recap

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorUpdate: The Morgan State Bears fell to Manhattan College, 80-66 on Dec. 9. The Morgan State Men’s basketball team were riding a three game losing streak, before their Dec. 9 loss at Manhattan College. The Bears were on the road for those three games but the Bears didn’t have to travel far as all the games fell in the DMV area. The Bears losses had a point differential of seven, seven and five. Those points could have been made up if their leading scorer from a year ago in Tiwian Kendley were in the lineup. […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Advance peek of HBCU history movie wowed MSU audience

by Donovan Conway, Special to The MSU SpokesmanWith moments that made viewers laugh and breathless, Tell Them We Are Rising combined these elements into a well told story about Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A Morgan State University audience was treated Friday to a preview screening of Tell Them We Are Rising, which will air nationwide on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EST. When the credits rolled at the end, many in the audience gave the movie a standing ovation. The audience members interviewed had positive remarks and praise for director Stanley Nelson. “The film […]

by · December 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS