Journalism and Architecture schools combine for commemorative “Walk of Fame”

Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterThe School of Global Journalism and Communication will be collaborating with the School of Architecture and Planning in a new landscaping project. At a press conference Monday afternoon, Dean Dewayne Wickham announced that the two schools will be working together to create a Walk of Fame that will acknowledge graduates of the SGJC, prominent individuals in the journalism fields and anyone who has made an impact on student life. “There’s so many things we want to do on campus that at first blush you think you’ll have to go off campus to do some of these things […]

by · March 27, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS
The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

by Justin Motley, Social Media EditorIt’s Women’s History Month! A month designated to pay homage to inspirational women who made a significant impact on womanhood and the world. The MSU Spokesman wants to recognize some of the women who are making an impact on and off of our campus. I had the opportunity of sitting down with New Jersey native Michelle Johnson, a senior, sociology major, blogger and published author. The harsh winter winds couldn’t stand a chance again her vibrant, yet unapologetic personality. We started off the conversation talking about the post college experience for black folks who go […]

by · March 27, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, SPOTLIGHT

University prepares for impending snow storm with school closure

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterIn anticipation of a snowstorm expected to produce five to eight inches of snow, Morgan State University president David Wilson canceled all classes for Tuesday March 14. A winter storm warning is in effect until 2 p.m. EST Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the low 30s, with winds expected to blow between 10 to 15 miles per hour. Wilson confirmed the class cancellations, which also included any classes after 4 p.m. Monday March 13, via his Twitter account, in a post that read, “Classes being cancelled starting at 4pm today. School closed on tomorrow! Make good decisions!” […]

by · March 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
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
MSU President David Wilson shares his reaction with those in attendance at his spring Town Hall, Thursday. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

University president Wilson addresses Trump visit, school upgrades at town hall

Blair Young and Zanha Armstrong, Staff WritersThe meaning of a photo can often be more powerful than the words that accompany it. Many people in the African-American community were upset by a certain photo this week involving the president of the United States. President Donald Trump met with many HBCU leaders on Monday, including Morgan State University president David Wilson. The plan was to meet with the president about his proposed executive order involving HBCU’s. It turned into an unproductive event that ended up being a glorified photo-op. The picture quickly became viral along with criticism for the leaders for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS