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HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

by Devon Ashby and Dawne’ BentonMorgan State University will host a HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration, Thursday through Saturday. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address at the Saturday ‘State of the Union’ program. Nine historically black institutions, including Morgan, are celebrating 150th or sesquicentennial anniversaries. Other institutions include I-95 neighbor Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College [Alabama], Johnson C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College and Fayetteville State University, all of North Carolina and Morehouse College of Atlanta. Adams of North Carolina’s 12th District is co-chair of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which educates lawmakers […]

Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefSpecial to The MSU Spokesman, the following below is a Bear-TV News piece on Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial Tree Planting & Dedication ceremony, Tuesday. On the academic quad, David Wilson, president of Morgan State University along with other members of the MSU administration, gathered to celebrate the sesquicentennial in the midst of the United Sesquicentennial Celebration, where the nine historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) recognizing their 150th anniversary will join on campus for a number events. These events include a ‘Leadership Round Table Discussion with HBCU-9 Chancellors and Presidents,’ moderated by Morgan alumna and White House correspondent […]

by · September 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
QOTD: Homecoming Concert Lineup Reactions

QOTD: Homecoming Concert Lineup Reactions

by The MSU Spokesman StaffThe Morgan State University Campus Activities Board posted the homecoming concert lineup on Tuesday, so of course, The Spokesman wanted reactions. Check out the piece below!

by · September 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS
A Conversation with Grammy award-nominated, Morgan alumna Maysa Leak

A Conversation with Grammy award-nominated, Morgan alumna Maysa Leak

by Akira Kyles, Managing Editor For Morgan State alumna Maysa Leak, returning to Baltimore isn’t just about coming home to do another concert in another city, this particular city is special because it’s home. It’s where Leak first discovered what singing really meant to her. It’s where she spent several years in college on the renowned Morgan State choir led by a special mentor who gave her an experience she cherishes to this day. It’s the beginning of everything for Leak and she brings that in tow as she headlines a jazz concert with another Morgan alum.  Leak, a graduate […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

My Commute to Morgan

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe fall semester at Morgan State University has officially begun, but a large number of students are still without housing assignments, including myself. As a resident of Rockville, MD, in Montgomery County, I have to commute to school. I don’t have access to a car, so I have to get up early every morning and take at least one bus and two trains every day, and a trip that normally only lasts 45 minutes turns into two to three hours. For just one day, a trip from Twinbrook Station, the Metro train station near my house, […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, Social Commentary