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Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

By Penelope Blackwell, Managing EditorAs a senior at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, Darryl Perry developed political interest by joining a promotional street team where he learned how to campaign. Perry, 22, a graduating senior and marketing major at Morgan State University (MSU), awaits the decision after announcing his candidacy for the 45th District Central Committee in Baltimore City. Perry wants the position so that he can help young kids, specifically those within the Baltimore City Public School system. “I am driven by those who come after me. I have people that look up to me, so that […]

by · January 30, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Death of Morgan Students Sparks Safety Concerns

By Samuel Robinson, Staff WriterIt’s been less than a month since 19-year old Morgan State University (MSU) student, Jonathan “Johnny” Tobash was killed in an off-campus robbery. As a Baltimore native, Tobash’s death sparked city-wide conversation on the safety of college students and the places they frequent in Baltimore City. Student-involved shootings have been causing concern among MSU’s student body for a while, but Tobash’s passing hit especially hard for students and faculty. In response to this, several student organizations have begun planning events to help grieving students. MSU president, David Wilson also released a statement on behalf of the […]

by · January 25, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS

Morgan State Updates University Title IX Policy

By Dominique Hunter, Campus News EditorThe Office of Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity at Morgan State University has improved their gender and sexual-based harassment and violence policy in reflection of the recent misconduct issues arising across the country. The policy, which is commonly referred as the sexual misconduct policy at Morgan, prohibited the acts of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. The university implemented Title IX, a federal and state law banned against sexual discrimination throughout the institution to maintain a safe working and educational environment for students, faculty and staff. To continue a safe environment, […]

by · January 24, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS

Top Five Morgan Events to Look Forward to Spring 2018

By Penelope Blackwell, Managing EditorFrom waiting for hours to check into dorms to long tests of patience during the “Montebello Blues,” there are just certain engagements every Morganite can expect to go through, willingly or not. As the Spring 2018 semester begins, here is a list of events that students can look forward to:   MSU Ideation Space In this digital age, college is all about putting theories into practice, while incorporating technology. Morgan State University (MSU) Innovation Fellows invites all to the opening of the MSU Ideation Space on Monday, Jan. 22 in the Mitchell Engineering building. This new […]

by · January 22, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Family and Friends Mourn Morgan Student Killed in Shooting

Family and Friends Mourn Morgan Student Killed in Shooting

By Akira Kyles, Editor-in-Chief “Hurt”; the only way Savannah Lee could describe her emotions after finding out her little brother was fatally shot Monday night. Jonathan Tobash, a 19-year-old sophomore industrial engineering major at Morgan State University, was shot on Pelham Avenue at a store while on the way to visit his girlfriend, according to his mother, Mary Harry. “It hurts even more because I never imagined my brother on the other end of a gun being killed because he wasn’t in the streets, he wasn’t a bad kid, he went to school, he loved school, he motivated others to […]

by · December 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS