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iPhone 7 Review

iPhone 7 Review

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterWith the release of every new iPhone, consumers worldwide rush with an uncanny vigor to retailers. The speculation over the iPhone 7 has caused frenzy since the release of the 6, forcing Apple to confirm and quell rumors with its annual Keynote event on Sept. 7.  There were highs, like the new 12 mega pixel camera and lows, like the removal of the headphone port. I got the opportunity to test out the 128 gb iPhone 7 upon release. In terms of design, the iPhone 7 is roughly the same dimensions as the 6, as I […]

by · September 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan community reflects on community violence through “Mother’s Lament”

Morgan community reflects on community violence through “Mother’s Lament”

Terrance Smith, Staff WriterThe Murphy Fine Arts Center on Morgan State University hosted a multimedia concert adaptation of the play Mother’s Lament on Saturday evening. The event came to fruition from minds of composer Dr. James Lee III, creator of the visual interpretation of Mother’s Lament: Mother’s Prayer E.L. Briscoe, and producer Vincent Dion Stringer. “It’s amazing to see a vision go from the page to the stage,” said Stringer The event was hosted by Dorothy Johnson Speight, Founder & National Executive Director of Mother’s In Charge, Inc. Mothers In Charge is a national anti-violence organization geared towards mothers who […]

by · September 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, THEATER
Album Review: Blonde

Album Review: Blonde

Terrance Smith, Staff WriterA day after surprising music consumers with the visual album Endless, R&B superstar Frank Ocean dropped his long awaited and repeatedly teased sophomore album, Blonde. For four years, fans patiently – and some impatiently – waited for a follow up to his critically acclaimed debut album Channel Orange. Some Ocean fans feel as if this is long overdue, while others may appreciate the time he took to make a solid record. The 17-track album runs a little over an hour long. For an album that has been in the works since 2013, that may be why there is a plethora of […]

by · September 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, R&B
“When The Bough Breaks” stars talk about upcoming film

“When The Bough Breaks” stars talk about upcoming film

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterOne of the fall’s most anticipated films is Screen Gems’ When The Bough Breaks starring esteemed stars Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall. The romantic thriller also features newcomer Jaz Sinclair as Anna. Chestnut and Hall portray the roles of John and Laura Taylor, a New Orleans couple struggling to produce a baby when they find a potential surrogate in Anna. The Taylor’s decide to move Anna in after being beaten by her significant other – and that’s when all hell breaks loose. Chestnut and Hall took the time to answer questions about the film, as well […]

by · August 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Students, faculty and staff linked arms together to show unity at the rally for peace called "MSUnified." Photo by Terry Wright, Staff Photographer

Morgan State rallies for unity & peace at MSUnified

by Akira Kyles, Asst. Campus News EditorMorgan State University students and faculty gathered together to express the state of unity and peace on campus and in the Baltimore community. Morgan’s Student Government Association organized the event, called “MSUnified.” Morgan’s band warmed up the crowd and drew people to the quad for the peace rally. To bring unity to the crowd, the program began in a prayer followed by the audience singing along with a choir member to “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Commonly known radio personality and member of the Islamic community, Farajii Muhammad attended the event to speak on […]

by · August 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, MSU Spotlight, MSUnified, NATIONAL NEWS, Social Commentary