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Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

Bringing disability awareness to Morgan State University

by Anthony Douglas, Contributing WriterFor one student, the decision in creating a safe space to raise awareness about students living with disabilities, was important. Rodney Coates is a disability student representative who put together an event to help bridge the gap between people living without disabilities and people living with disabilities.  Coates said that the problem is not that people don’t know that people are living with disabilities, it’s the fact that most people don’t understand how to interact or engage with these people. This is what his awareness event, “Disable the Label” is all about. “It’s geared to bring […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

The Bears travel to battle Howard University at their homecoming (Preview)

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears (1-5, 1-2)  are coming off their first win of the season from homecoming, defeating the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. Bears quarterback Elijah Staley had his best game of the season against the Tigers tossing three touchdowns, for 220 yards and zero interceptions. Senior running back Eric Harrell ran for 114 yards and a touchdown. The win against Savannah State gave the Bears offensive unit some positives. It was the second game of the season where Staley didn’t turn the ball over (he has thrown nine interceptions so far this season) and […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS
MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

by Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorSome were there for food quality improvements and others for disability service issues, but the Morgan State University community heard the president’s numbers about decreased retention but the need for more financial support. The auditorium located in the University Student Center filled about 125 seats of students, staff, faculty and more. David Wilson, the president of MSU, explained the detailed data about the increased number of returning sophomores, juniors and graduates as he explained that the decrease of retention is simply because students do not have the funds. “Last year we had about 1,054 about […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Students share concerns at MSU president’s fall town hall

Students share concerns at MSU president’s fall town hall

by Samuel Robinson, Staff WriterThough there wasn’t a large turnout, the Morgan State University students in attendance had tough questions for Morgan’s president at the annual fall town hall, Thursday. Morgan State University President David Wilson hosted his town hall to not only hear student’s concerns but also address all the success the University has seen in the last year. Wilson began the engagement with an explanation of retention and how it affects students. Addressing the freshman class directly, Wilson expressed his satisfaction with the size of the incoming class. “We have nearly 1,200 new freshmen, the highest number of new […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

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 […]

by · October 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE