ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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
Theatre Morgan Presents: Sharrell D. Luckett

Theatre Morgan Presents: Sharrell D. Luckett

by Janelle Ferguson, Arts & Entertainment EditorTheatre Morgan will be introducing award winning producer and director, Sharrell D. Luckett to Morgan State University. She is utilizing her platform to tour around HBCU campuses to discuss her groundbreaking novel, Black Acting Methods. Luckett is the lead editor of Black Acting Methods and it is known to be the first book to emphasize the significance of diverse acting or directing methods; which originated from Afrocentrism. The book offers alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles, which many actors find themselves using today. This collection is a qualifiable and efficient resource for teachers, students, […]

by · March 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, MOVIES

Oscars heading in more diverse direction after two years of #OscarsSoWhite

Janelle Ferguson, Arts and Entertainment EditorOver several months, reviews and controversy have saturated the depths of social media with the black films Moonlight, Hidden Figures, and Fences. Hollywood has taken a nod to these three films and has finally upheld them to the 89th Academy Awards. Not only was this the first time in the last two years where a person of color was recognized for an Oscar nominee, but they were also mentioned in every acting and movie category. Denzel Washington was nominated for best actor leading role Fences, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer both received nominations for best actress supporting role […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Film
QOTW is Back: The Current Political Climate

QOTW is Back: The Current Political Climate

by Wyman Jones, Visuals Editor   QOTW is back, this week The MSU Spokesman wanted to focus on the current political climate and how students are responding. After a recent study, are students stressed? Nervous? Scared? Watch the video! By Wyman Jones, Visuals Editor and Devon Ashby, Baldwin Williams and Maliik Obee, staff writers.

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · #QOTW, Social Commentary
Morganite of the Year: Fallen students of Morgan State University

Morganite of the Year: Fallen students of Morgan State University

by The MSU Spokesman Editorial StaffGerald Williams came to Morgan State University to major in multiplatform production. Marcus Edwards majored in social work in order to better understand and serve his community. Magid Breiq set his sights on a biology degree. Charles McGee studied political science. Dmitri Clemons was an engineering major. And Ciera Brookins was a student at the School of Social Work. None of them will walk across the stage at graduation to share that special moment with their classmates at Morgan. They did not transfer, take a hiatus or leave school to pursue other dreams. Williams was […]