Articles by: The MSU Spokesman

The current state of activism at Morgan State University

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorSince its founding in 1867, Morgan State University has seen a plethora of leaders, innovators and fighters for change. Multiple generations of Morganites have fought to have the institution known as Morgan State today, but the fire in current Bears has dimmed in recent years. From the first mass demonstration for equal education funding to the first successful restaurant sit-in campaign to protesting for better facilities to chanting “Black Lives Matter” on campus, activism on Morgan State’s campus has become nonexistent. “I just feel like in this day and age, the generation, I’m not saying they’re […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morgan State University security improves for students

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorSafety precautions have heightened at Morgan State University as the campus prepared for the resetting of daylight saving time. The university police and public safety department worked diligently with the physical plant to adjust lighting in specific locations that have photo cell lights. These lights have sensors that allows you to detect light, while other lighting around the campus are set by timers. The physical plant implemented these changes of resetting timers and sensors to produce well light areas that will keep staff, faculty and students safe. With the addition of the new Martin D. […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS

The Lady Bears look to improve and go all the way as the new season begins

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterAs the Morgan State Lady Bears prepare to tip off their 2017-18 basketball season, new changes in coaching and two preseason All-MEAC players on the team look to have a successful campaign. Edward Davis Jr. begins his first full season as the head coach after spending his previous four seasons serving as an assistant coach for the Lady Bears. He was named interim head coach last summer and the announcement came before the semester started. Davis experience as a head coach has been a success with multiple National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament appearances including a […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The latest information on the upcoming renovations of Rawlings Dining Hall

by Baldwin Williams, Contributing WriterThe Rawlings dining hall, located on the south end of Morgan State University’s campus, is going to be renovated this upcoming winter with a fresh, new modern look. The renovations are to occur during the winter break of 2017 and to be open to students at the beginning of the spring semester. According to management in the dining hall, not everything is going to change along with the makeover. “While although the dining hall will be receiving a makeover, the food served in the dining hall, however, will be the same as it is being served […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE
Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

by Anthony Douglas, Contributing WriterFor one student, the decision in creating a safe space to raise awareness about students living with disabilities, was important. Rodney Coates is a disability student representative who put together an event to help bridge the gap between people living without disabilities and people living with disabilities.  Coates said that the problem is not that people don’t know that people are living with disabilities, it’s the fact that most people don’t understand how to interact or engage with these people. This is what his awareness event, “Disable the Label” is all about. “It’s geared to bring […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE