International News

MSU President meets with International students following Muslim travel ban

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University President David Wilson held a meeting with international students Thursday afternoon, where he condemned President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim countries. Wilson said he was “disappointed” in Trump’s order, which went into effect January 27. “That [executive] order does not represent who we are as a country,” Wilson said. “It doesn’t represent who we are as higher education institutions in this country, and it certainly does not represent who we are here at Morgan.” Wilson continued by encouraging students to act with care when making international travel. He also said a […]

by · February 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, International News, PERSPECTIVES
SGJC heads to Cuba!

SGJC heads to Cuba!

Students, faculty and staff from the School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) from Morgan State University are currently in Cuba on assignment and below are the images and interactions captured throughout their experience so far.

by · June 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, International News, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Postcard From Greece!!

Postcard From Greece!!

by Arius Bevins and Synclaire CruelIn this third edition of “Postcard From Greece“, our photo editor Arius Bevins and Spokesman contributor Synclaire Cruel tell the story of Syrian, Iran, Afghanistan refugees who camp out in parts of Athens. Check out more below!! Everyday in the port of Athens, ferries drop off refugees from Syria, Iran, and Afghanistan. They camp out in this area for about three or four days before moving on elsewhere in Greece. There are many volunteers who come everyday to give food, clothes, and help support them in anyway they can. There are activities for the children […]

by · March 10, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · International News, Postcard From Greece
Postcard From Greece!

Postcard From Greece!

by Synclaire Cruel and Arius BevinsMorgan State students Arius Bevins and Synclaire Cruel are traveling through Greece this week as part of a School of Global Journalism and Communication class reporting assignment. Bevins, the Spokesman photo editor, is sending daily dispatches from their trip. Here is today’s Postcard from Greece:

by · March 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, International News
The Acropolis, overlooking Athens, Greece.

Postcard from Greece

by Spokesman StaffTwo students from Morgan State’s School of Global Journalism and Communication, and Professor Jackie Jones, chair of the Multimedia Journalism department, are visiting Greece this week as a part of a partnership with Penn State University’s College of Communications. The students, Spokesman photo editor Arius Bevins and Spokesman contributor Synclaire Cruel, are enrolled in Jones’ International Reporting and Writing class. While in Greece, Cruel and Bevins are studying issues and making source contacts in advance, while gaining practical experience reporting on the ground. This year’s trip to Greece examines various aspects resulting from the economic and refugee crisis […]

by · March 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, International News, SECTIONS