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William Lori, the Archbishop of Baltimore, at Sunday mass in Morgan State University's chapel.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Morgan chapel welcomes Archbishop of Baltimore for first mass on campus

Blair Young, Staff WriterWith Morgan State University celebrating its sesquicentennial this year, Sunday marked another historic first in the school’s long history. Archbishop of Baltimore, William Lori visited Morgan’s Chapel and performed the first mass by a Catholic prelate. “I am told that I am the first Roman Catholic Archbishop to celebrate mass on this campus in its 150 year history,” said Lori. “Well, I have been the Archbishop of Baltimore less than five of those 150 years and I can promise you this, I won’t wait another 150 years to visit again.” The service was a traditional Catholic mass […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Archbishop William Lori

Archbishop of Baltimore to visit Morgan State this Sunday

by Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterBaltimore’s Catholic Archbishop William Lori is making his first official appearance in the Morgan State University Chapel. Beginning Sunday morning, the Sunday service at MSU’s chapel is said to be historic as this is the first time an Archbishop has ever delivered a catholic mass. “I think it’s gonna be very exciting, as it pertains to the Chapel it’s really important to us to connect with external religious organizations,” said Rev. Bernard Keels. The first and last time Archbishop Lori was here was during the fall general elections of 2012. Archbishop Lori and leaders from other […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
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

Controversial speaker headlines Black History Lecture at Morgan State

by Penelope Blackwell, Staff WriterHigh energy, differing opinions and controversial statements filled the room as panelists debated issues of African-American history and steps toward economic growth, Wednesday. Members of the Morgan State University and local community filled the University Student Center ballroom on as social commentator and self-proclaimed “Prince of Pan-Africanism” Umar Johnson as well as Morgan professors Natasha Pratt-Harris and Paul Archibald, discussed a wide range of topics relating to history of African-Americans and economic development. “There are many discussions among people like us that believe the immigration policies do not affect us [black people],” said Pratt-Harris as she popped the […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS

Chicago organizer leads Black Lives Matter discussion at Morgan

Diamond Durant, Contributing WriterStudents gathered in the university student center Thursday night for a special event titled, “Do Black Lives Matter to Black People?”, a concrete discussion based around education, economics, war and more in the black community. The open discussion was facilitated by Enoch Muhammad, a southside Chicago native and empowerment specialist with a love for music that led him to birth Hip-Hop DetoxX. Muhammad defines Hip-Hop as “truth without boundaries” and DetoxX as the “removal of poison”, forming the non-profit organization aimed at developing better socio-emotional life skills for youth. Muhammad kicked off the event by asking everyone […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS