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The history behind Legends Plaza

The history behind Legends Plaza

by Blair Young, Sports EditorMorgan State University unveiled the new Legends Plaza outside of Hughes Stadium. Two statues of Morgan’s most famous coaches, Edward Hurt and Earl Banks were introduced to a crowd of family members, former players, and other distinguished guest. They are the first monuments that will honor the historical athletic legends in Morgan’s history. The statues were dedicated to two of Morgan’s greatest leaders. Hurt and Banks are some of the most successful coaches in college football history. Both of them have incredible records especially Hurt, whose teams had a six year non-losing streak in the 1930s. […]

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefThe MSU Spokesman offers news in brief. Tuesday 10/10 Homecoming Tuesday Homecoming week continues as the coronation ceremony for Mister & Miss Morgan State University is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Gilliam Concert Hall. Kendall Joyner is Mister Morgan and Heather Guzman is Miss Morgan for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Later this week: The Legends Plaza Unveiling & Dedication ceremony for Legends Plaza will be held Thursday, Oct 12 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in Morgan Commons area between Hughes Stadium and the University Student Center. […]

Morgan State Bears fall to South Carolina State; five takeaways from the game

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears football team falls to (0-5) with a loss to the South Carolina State Bulldogs, in a game that featured a season’s worth of unorthodox plays. They lost 35-14 after giving up the lead in the third quarter. Here are five lessons learned from Friday night’s game. First lead of the year. The first half of the game came with another possible advantage for the team. They took a 10-7 lead after a field goal in the second quarter. The defense added points for themselves with two safeties in the third to extend […]

Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorFresh off a bye week the Morgan State Bears head into their second MEAC game of the season, as they travel to South Carolina State University for a Friday primetime matchup at Oliver Dawson Stadium. The Bears are coming off a 49-17 home loss to #15 North Carolina A&T (NCAT) before the bye week. They look to bounce back from an 0-4 start to the season. The South Carolina State Bulldogs are 1-3 overall and fell to 0-2 in the conference following a 21-7 home loss versus NCAT last Saturday. The Bulldogs lead the overall […]

WEAA 88.9 hosts launch party in celebration of new era

WEAA 88.9 hosts launch party in celebration of new era

by Korey Matthews, Social Media EditorThe radio station located on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland hosted a launch party Thursday evening to celebrate its new programming. The station, which started in 1977, unveiled a new lineup of programs, which officially started on Oct 2.. The new shows include “Mornings with Mykel” from 6-10 a.m. on weekdays and “For the Culture,” hosted by Farajii Muhammed from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Several pillars of the WEAA community were present at the event, including the chairman of the Morgan State Board of Regents, Kweisi Mfume. Mfume, a founder […]