CAMPUS NEWS

The latest information on the upcoming renovations of Rawlings Dining Hall

by Baldwin Williams, Contributing WriterThe Rawlings dining hall, located on the south end of Morgan State University’s campus, is going to be renovated this upcoming winter with a fresh, new modern look. The renovations are to occur during the winter break of 2017 and to be open to students at the beginning of the spring semester. According to management in the dining hall, not everything is going to change along with the makeover. “While although the dining hall will be receiving a makeover, the food served in the dining hall, however, will be the same as it is being served […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE
The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorWith six minutes left in the game, the Florida A&M University Rattlers scored with a 12-yard touchdown pass to win a back-and-forth game against The Bears, 34-31. This brings The Bears to 1-7, with three games left in the season.   Key penalties and a late fourth quarter interception by sophomore quarterback DeAndre Harris added to the Bears defeat. Harris took over the reigns late in the second quarter after head Coach Fred T. Farrier decided to pull starter, Elijah Staley. The Bears failed to capitalize on two early turnovers forced by the defense. If […]

by · October 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS
Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

by Anthony Douglas, Contributing WriterFor one student, the decision in creating a safe space to raise awareness about students living with disabilities, was important. Rodney Coates is a disability student representative who put together an event to help bridge the gap between people living without disabilities and people living with disabilities.  Coates said that the problem is not that people don’t know that people are living with disabilities, it’s the fact that most people don’t understand how to interact or engage with these people. This is what his awareness event, “Disable the Label” is all about. “It’s geared to bring […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Edwin T. Johnson, serving as Mister Morgan 1991-1992. Courtesy of Edwin T. Johnson.

Throwback Thursday: A profile on Edwin T. Johnson

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorEdwin Johnson has worn many hats at Morgan State University – student, teacher, class president – but his most precious hat is that of a historian. Johnson first attended Morgan State in the fall of 1988 to 1992. As an undergraduate, he served as a student ambassador through the office of admissions, was sophomore class president, pledged the Morgan State chapter of Omega Psi Phi and served under the title of Mister Morgan.  “My experience at Morgan was absolutely wonderful. It was very different than it is now,” said Johnson. “My student life was very exciting […]

by · October 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, Throwback Thursday

Morgan State’s plans on the future of student housing

by Akira Kyles, Managing Editor and Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorMorgan State University’s administration is looking ahead for housing improvements following the overflow of waitlisted students this fall semester. This semester, Morgan State experienced an increase in incoming freshman and transfer students with a 37 percent increase in female student enrollment. To combat the overflow, some students were temporarily housed in the hotel rooms in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management for three weeks and others were sent to a hotel four miles away from campus. It is an understatement to say the housing incident was bizarre, […]

by · October 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE