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Morgan Trains Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Morgan Trains Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Highly skilled jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – known as STEM – are expected to increase by 2014, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). But, according to STEMconnector, a national report, blacks will probably have few of them. “I believe these numbers are so low because a lot of African Americans are scared of the challenges that they will face in math and science classes,” Michael Reid, a junior engineering major at Morgan State University, said. Morgan is doing something about that. “We are introducing the youth to STEM, making sure they are ready to […]

by · May 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, TECHNOLOGY
Wilson: I Have No Doubt I Will Be a Long-Serving President

Wilson: I Have No Doubt I Will Be a Long-Serving President

Back in December, it seemed that Dr. David Wilson’s days were numbered as president of Morgan State University. The Board of Regents voted 8 to 7 against renewing his three-year contract when it expires  in June. But after an outcry by students, faculty and alumni, among others,  the board took another vote and decided, 14 to 1, to extend the contract for another year. It also decided,  in a 9-5 vote,  to oust the chairman, Dallas R. Evans, who remains  opposed to Dr. Wilson. Fast forward to May 7. The board named a new chairman, Kweisi  Mfume,  who graduated magna […]

by · May 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS
Student Code of Conduct Gets an Overhaul

Student Code of Conduct Gets an Overhaul

Parental Notifications and Off-Campus Conduct Shift Parameters

At a recent campus meeting about updating the code of conduct, students and university officials paid little attention to President David Wilson’s proposal concerning off-campus behavior. Some students seemed more concerned about plans to notify parents when they misbehave.

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Another Expense for Morgan Students

Another Expense for Morgan Students

Morgan View officials have begun a series of mass towing in an effort to rid the parking lot of commuters and visitors who have not purchased a parking pass. Now, upon entering any of the apartment complexes, one is greeted by a sign that reads, “Towing Enforcement in Effect.” The sign, which has been up for more than a week, came days before several tow trucks took the parking lot by storm. “I saw about three tow trucks Saturday night,” said Morgan junior and resident of Morgan View Alicia Agramonte. “One of my friends got their car picked up.” The […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
DJ Reflex winner of the Reggae versus Go-Go DJ Competition on the ones and twos.

Recap: I Love Morgan Week DJ Competition

Morgan State students flocked to the Student Center patio for the first Reggae vs. Go-Go DJ competition last Thursday night. One of the more anticipated events of I Love Morgan Week, the competition showcased three of the school’s top disc jockeys in a test of their ability to mix two of the most popular music genres on campus. “We noticed that the majority of the students on campus are into go-go and reggae, because it’s a heavy population of New York students and PG/DC students,” said Umoja council director Shakema Cyrus. “We figured, why not use some of the DJ’s […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS