Author’s Showcase to kick-off student chapter here at Morgan State

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication hosts “Authors Showcase,” a collaborative effort of the SGJC and the Women’s National Book Association, to kick-off a student chapter of WNBA at Morgan. During the event three prolific black female authors will come together at the school from 5-8 p.m. These three women are authors Sonja D. Williams, Marja Lee Freeman and Valerie Graves. Graves is a successful, seasoned black marketing and advertising specialist with over three decades of experience. Born in Pontiac, Michigan, Graves didn’t allow being a mother at a young age to halt […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Books, CAMPUS NEWS
Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series addresses the concerns in the black community and ponders Post-Trump Era

Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series addresses the concerns in the black community and ponders Post-Trump Era

by Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorFollowing recent deaths from police brutality and with concerns for black communities under the reign of president-elect Donald Trump, Morgan State University concludes their Presidential Distinguished Speaker series for 2016 by discussing policing in black communities. The panel included the Honorable Robert M. Bell, former chief judge of Maryland Court of Appeals, Sunny Hostin, senior legal correspondent for ABC News, and Perry Tarrant, assistant chief of police in Seattle, Wash. “We do hope the strategists discussed by the incredible panelists will contribute to our understanding and eventually improving the relationships between blacks and police here […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight

Legacy Bridge closure for the week

by Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorThe Legacy Bridge on Morgan State University’s campus will be closed for four days for work for a new project. The entire bridge will close approximately from Nov. 7 at 6 a.m. to Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. due to the installation of traffic coating according to an email from Kim McCalla, associate vice president of facilities design and construction. Students and faculty are asked to cross the intersection of Hillen Road at E.Cold Spring Lane or Hillen Road at Argonne Drive and not to cross the street between the two intersections. The Legacy Bridge connects […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Students raise concerns of safety following recent nearby shootings

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterAfter two shootings occurred within days of one another at the BP gas station in Northwood Plaza, Morgan State University’s police department instituted extra safety measures to satisfy the concerns of students. The shootings are just the latest in a series of violent incidents that have plagued the university and its surrounding communities in the last few years, including the stabbing deaths of students Marcus Edwards in September and Gerald Williams last February. “Given the recent events, I do find myself taking more precaution when on campus, especially when I am alone” explained Hannah Sawyerr, a junior […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME

Morgan students serve community through weekend tutoring

Justin Motley, Social Media EditorThe Morgan State University Tutoring Corps officially opened its doors for this semester two weekends ago, giving parents and guardians the chance to register their children for tutoring services at the university. Run by the Office of Community Services, the program allows Baltimore City and County residents in kindergarten through fifth grade to expand on their math, reading, homework and study skills. The Tutoring Corps operates on weekend mid-days and afternoons of the fall and spring semesters in the Montebello building. “The program has been around for 10 years; we revamped the whole program this year,” […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS & ORGS