Morganite of the Year Runner-up: Miss Sophomore using her platform to inspire

Ja’Von Hill, Visuals Editor The title of campus queen can help a young lady the discover her ability to evoke change on her campus and inspire her fellow students. For Morgan State University’s Miss Sophomore Brittany Dorsey, she wanted to use her position to empower others through the story of struggles and success. On Aug. 12, Dorsey tweeted “I really pray this inspires someone!” before revealing to the campus – and subsequently, the world – her mother’s health issues and the impact it had on her growing up. Her bravery in revealing her story and desire to inspire her fellow […]

by · December 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, Morganite of the Year
Morganite of the Year: Fallen students of Morgan State University

Morganite of the Year: Fallen students of Morgan State University

by The MSU Spokesman Editorial StaffGerald Williams came to Morgan State University to major in multiplatform production. Marcus Edwards majored in social work in order to better understand and serve his community. Magid Breiq set his sights on a biology degree. Charles McGee studied political science. Dmitri Clemons was an engineering major. And Ciera Brookins was a student at the School of Social Work. None of them will walk across the stage at graduation to share that special moment with their classmates at Morgan. They did not transfer, take a hiatus or leave school to pursue other dreams. Williams was […]

Reverend Bernard Keels, dean of the Morgan State University Chapel, with members of Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III.

Morgan State kicks off it’s 150th celebration where it all started

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefInside the Methodist Episcopal Church of Baltimore on the morning of Nov. 27, 1867, an act of incorporation was signed to create the Centenary Biblical Institute. Nearly a century and a half later, churchgoers gathered in the same church, now known as Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church, to kick off the beginning of Morgan State University’s sesquicentennial celebration. From the MSU president to the student government association, alumni – including a handful of members from the class of 1967 – and regular members of the congregation, dozens filled the pews to absorb the history in the […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Veteran journalist is selected as 2016 Winter Commencement Speaker

by Tramon Lucas, Managing Editor Veteran broadcast journalist, Roland S. Martin will be the commencement speaker for Morgan State University’s 2016 winter graduation ceremony. Nearly 400 members of the graduating class will be in attendance as Martin addresses them, kicking off one of the three commencement ceremonies celebrating MSU’s sesquicentennial anniversary.   According to the university’s newsroom page, campus president David Wilson announced Friday that Martin will be the commencement speaker. Martin, host and managing editor of the daily news program NewsOneNow on TVOne, is an advocate for the African-American community. Author and columnist, Martin also works on the nationally […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS
Do you want a Job?: Why students aren’t using the free services provided by the Center for Career Development

Do you want a Job?: Why students aren’t using the free services provided by the Center for Career Development

by Bria Wilson, special to The MSU SpokesmanWhen students step on Morgan State University’s campus for the first time, many come from different backgrounds and for various reasons. Some want to get away from home, others search for friendships, and many come, simply, for the social experience, but they all have one common goal. That common goal is to graduate from Morgan State University and land a job in their field of interest. With that common goal in mind, one would think an office such as the Center of Career Development would have high traffic and their services would consistently […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE