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The Rundown on the I Love Morgan Week Events

The Rundown on the I Love Morgan Week Events

Are you curious about exactly what some of the festivities for I Love Morgan Week are about? The Spokesman sat down with Umoja Council Director Shakema Cyrus to get the rundown on the meaning of the events behind the catchy titles. BYOB “Be Your Own Boss” “BYOB is pretty much going to be under the health awareness division in SGA. We know I Love Morgan Week is a week where all college students (especially at Morgan and other participating universities around the area) come to our events. College students like to go out and have a good time and their […]

by · April 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Students May (soon) Face Penalties for Their Off-campus Activities

Students May (soon) Face Penalties for Their Off-campus Activities

Students who behave badly off campus may soon find themselves in trouble on campus. At a recent community meeting, Morgan State University President David Wilson assured a gathering of about 75 people that a new code of conduct will explore the option of holding students accountable for their actions off campus. “We have students who are still living in our communities who still don’t quite understand what it means to be a neighbor,” he said during an Apr. 2 meeting at The League, 1111 E. Cold Spring Lane, as part of an update on his drive to improve the area […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Students Express Varying Opinions on Gay Marriage Case

Students Express Varying Opinions on Gay Marriage Case

March 26 marked the first time that the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case on gay marriage. After the court spent two days hearing arguments over whether or not same-sex couples should have the constitutional right to marry, the debate continues among Morgan students. “I don’t believe in gay marriage at all,” said Morgan junior Raven Ferguson. “They can be together, they just can’t get married.” On March 26, Supreme Court justices took up California’s Proposition 8 case, a 2008 amendment that recognizes marriage as being solely between a man and a woman. The following day, arguments were heard […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan State Academic Team Gains Second Consecutive Honda Campus All-Star Championship

Morgan State Academic Team Gains Second Consecutive Honda Campus All-Star Championship

On a chilly tuesday morning, at 10:11 am Craig Cornish, Kyle De Jan, Michael Osikomaiya and James Hayes-Barber stood alongside their coach Dr. Oluwatosin Adegbola on Morgan State’s quad area to be commemorated in their matching navy blue short sleeve polos and khakis, the same uniform in which they won the Honda Campus All Star Challenge in. Honda Corporation executive and Assistant Vice President of Corporate Community Relations, Steve Morikawa, awarded Morgan State $50,000. “It’s showing on the national stage that we have here at Morgan some of the brightest, best most competitive lines in this world,” said President Wilson as he […]

by · April 16, 2013 · 1 comment · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS

NABJ Informs Communications Students On Department Changes in Town Hall Meeting

The Morgan State Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) held a townhall meeting in the New Communications Room 101 on the evening of April 8. The meeting was the first of a series of events for NABJ week, and was put together to inform students on the upcoming changes that will take place within the department beginning fall 2013. One of the biggest changes includes the move to a new school called “The Global School of Journalism.” In addition, the broadcast studio will be rebuilt with state-of–the art technology and never before offered classes. Within the department, […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS