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Tell Them We Are Rising comes to Morgan in a special screening

Tell Them We Are Rising comes to Morgan in a special screening

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-Chief of The MSU SpokesmanAward-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson is bringing his highly anticipated documentary on historically black colleges and universities to an exclusive screening in the School of Global Journalism & communication at Morgan State University. The documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities studies the impact that HBCUs have had on American life, history and culture, starting with the beginning stages of education to the state of the HBCU campuses today. Aaliyah Turnage, senior multimedia journalism major, has been the Morgan State coordinator rallying for students to attend the screening. Turnage […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Men’s basketball recap of first five games

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe men’s basketball team started their much anticipated season a little underhanded. They are missing star guard Tiwian Kendley who is out due to a suspension. Despite missing their leading scorer from last year, the Bears managed to start their season with a winning record (3-2). Consistent play from the bench and contributions from new players have carried the team during the absence of Kendley. According to Head coach Todd Bozeman, he was suspended for a violation of team rules, and is out indefinitely. Senior forward Phil Carr has been helped by guards, junior Martez Cameron […]

by · November 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

In a blink of an eye, birthday celebration becomes disabling

by Gabby Williams, Special to The MSU SpokesmanEvery year for my birthday I plan a series of events for my friends and I. Sept. 16 marked my 26th birthday. This year I decided to plan a trip to Vegas with my boyfriend the week of my birthday, and the previous weekend I was going to my home state Virginia to celebrate with my friends. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. It was the weekend of Sept. 8 when I arrived in Virginia to celebrate my birthday. On Friday, I went to get my nails done along with my best friend […]

by · November 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterRelations between the United States and Cuba have been historically hostile; decades-old economic sanctions, placed on Cuba the 1960s, have limited travel and communication between the two nations. Americans and Cubans don’t know much about each other besides what they’ve seen in their respective media, but a group of students from Morgan State University teamed up with students from the University of Havana to put together a documentary to attempt to bridge that gap and build lasting relationships. The documentary is called “Behind the Veil: So Far, So Close,” and it took a year—and multiple visits […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

The current state of activism at Morgan State University

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorSince its founding in 1867, Morgan State University has seen a plethora of leaders, innovators and fighters for change. Multiple generations of Morganites have fought to have the institution known as Morgan State today, but the fire in current Bears has dimmed in recent years. From the first mass demonstration for equal education funding to the first successful restaurant sit-in campaign to protesting for better facilities to chanting “Black Lives Matter” on campus, activism on Morgan State’s campus has become nonexistent. “I just feel like in this day and age, the generation, I’m not saying they’re […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE