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Melissa Harris-Perry in the next Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series

by Akira Kyles, The MSU Spokesman Staff WriterMelissa Harris-Perry will be featured in the Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series at Morgan State University. The Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series brings the nation’s leading thought leaders from various professional fields of study to MSU. Harris-Perry is a writer, professor, and political commentator. She has released two books: Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America in 2011 and Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought in 2004. She is currently the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. At WFU she is the executive director of the Pro […]

by · April 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, MSU Spotlight, NATIONAL NEWS, Television
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Super Bowl 50 Halftime show Review

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterIt wouldn’t truly be the Super Bowl if it wasn’t filled with some sort of controversy on and off the field, and the 50th Super Bowl surely didn’t disappoint. 83,000 fans filled the seats at Levi’s stadium to watch the defensive battle that was the Carolina Panthers versus the Denver Broncos. The Broncos would come out the victors, sending future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning out in style. The NFL spared no expense, bringing in megastars Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Beyoncé for the halftime show. Each artist brought their own flavor to the show, pleasing the crowd […]

by · February 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, PROFESSIONAL, R&B, SPORTS, Television
“The Wiz: Live!” Review

“The Wiz: Live!” Review

by Tramon Lucas, Campus News EditorThe Wiz: Live! was a vibrant wall of sound that was equally matched with a two-dimensional soundstage full of colorful and technichal effects that brought the magic of the story to life. With an all-star cast of veteran entertainers and new music for a new generation, there was a new face that added to the modern day telling of The Wiz and that face belonged to Shanice Williams. Williams auditioned for the role of Dorothy for the experience only, as she was on break from college. Her first starring role on television along with a […]

by · December 5, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, SECTIONS, Television