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A preview of ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore’: Morgan State vs. Towson University

A preview of ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore’: Morgan State vs. Towson University

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor The Morgan State Bears and the Towson University Tigers will renew their rivalry Saturday Sept. 2 in what is being called ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore.’ The two Baltimore area programs announced in a press conference July 6 that a home-to-home series will be played this year and in 2018. Present at the mid-summer presser were Towson’s Director of Athletics Tim Leonard and head Coach Rob Ambrose and Morgan’s Director of Athletics Edward Scott and head Coach Fred T. Farrier. Leonard and Scott expressed that they are working to extend the series through 2020. […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
The front of the Radisson Hotel where a number of Morgan State students are currently staying while the housing issues are handled. Photo credit to Lindsay Andre

In wake of the Housing Waitlist Issue, temporary housing goes into effect at nearby hotel

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorTemporary housing has been activated for about 70 female students as Morgan State University negotiated rooms at the Radisson hotel four miles from the main campus in the wake of the housing waitlist issue.  This semester, MSU has seen an increase in enrollment and have overbooked their dorms leaving students without a room on campus. This has left students and parents frustrated about how something like this could happen. There is also a lot of confusion from students that were in the Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) program. Claudice Joseph, a freshman nursing major […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Zipcar car zooms its way to Morgan State

Zipcar car zooms its way to Morgan State

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorMorgan State University students, faculty and staff now have a new way to get around town between classes thanks to the new Zipcars on campus. In an announcement sent out to the campus on Monday, Morgan has now made Zipcar available for everyone to use. Students can use it if they are at least 18 years old or older. To use the service, MSU students must sign up to become a member for $15. Zipcar is a car sharing service that operates 24/7 in most cities across the country. After becoming a member, students can reserve […]

by · August 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

My Commute to Morgan

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe fall semester at Morgan State University has officially begun, but a large number of students are still without housing assignments, including myself. As a resident of Rockville, MD, in Montgomery County, I have to commute to school. I don’t have access to a car, so I have to get up early every morning and take at least one bus and two trains every day, and a trip that normally only lasts 45 minutes turns into two to three hours. For just one day, a trip from Twinbrook Station, the Metro train station near my house, […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, Social Commentary
Morgan State’s Athletic Director talks about new approach to student involvement

Morgan State’s Athletic Director talks about new approach to student involvement

by Blair Young, Sports Editor Starting this football season Morgan State University students will have the opportunity to support the team in a completely new way in Hughes Stadium. A new seating program will allow students to sit in the blue seats usually reserved for season ticket holders. In an exclusive interview with The Spokesman, Morgan’s Athletic Director Edward Scott made the announcement about the new seating opportunity for students. “I believe its [300] blue seats that we giving out to the first students in attendance at every single game except for homecoming,” said Scott,“We’ll be giving out t-shirts to […]

by · August 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS