LOCAL NEWS

No threat found after reports of an active shooter at Howard University

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterD.C. Metropolitan Police are still investigating earlier reports of an active shooter, after no threat was found at Howard University, Tuesday afternoon. Karimah Bilal of the Public Information Office said the police received a call at 12:04 p.m. of an “active shooter”.  Howard’s newspaper, The Hilltop, broke the news at 1 p.m. via Twitter. “Students and staff have been advised to shelter in place while police investigate,” the paper’s Twitter account said at 1:10 p.m. Students and staff have been advised to shelter in place while police investigate. pic.twitter.com/eKXsRFHdpc — The Hilltop (@TheHilltopHU) October 17, 2017 […]

Homecoming Saturday Recap

Homecoming Saturday Recap

by Wyman Jones, Visuals Editor In this piece, attached is the video of the recap of the events from homecoming game and all the other festivities from Oct. 14.

MSU administration gives an update on the housing issue

MSU administration gives an update on the housing issue

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorMorgan State University’s housing administration are moving the waitlisted students that have been lodging at a nearby hotel into dorms on campus. On Aug. 27, about 70 female Morgan State students had been moved into a Radisson hotel four miles from campus. Most of the students were part of the summer bridge program Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA). The housing administration made a 60-day commitment with the Radisson Hotel on Falls Road, which ends on Oct. 26. According to Douglas Gwynn, director of the office of residence life and housing, however the students are […]

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The history behind Legends Plaza

The history behind Legends Plaza

by Blair Young, Sports EditorMorgan State University unveiled the new Legends Plaza outside of Hughes Stadium. Two statues of Morgan’s most famous coaches, Edward Hurt and Earl Banks were introduced to a crowd of family members, former players, and other distinguished guest. They are the first monuments that will honor the historical athletic legends in Morgan’s history. The statues were dedicated to two of Morgan’s greatest leaders. Hurt and Banks are some of the most successful coaches in college football history. Both of them have incredible records especially Hurt, whose teams had a six year non-losing streak in the 1930s. […]

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefThe MSU Spokesman offers news in brief. Tuesday 10/10 Homecoming Tuesday Homecoming week continues as the coronation ceremony for Mister & Miss Morgan State University is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Gilliam Concert Hall. Kendall Joyner is Mister Morgan and Heather Guzman is Miss Morgan for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Later this week: The Legends Plaza Unveiling & Dedication ceremony for Legends Plaza will be held Thursday, Oct 12 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in Morgan Commons area between Hughes Stadium and the University Student Center. […]