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The Bears finally get on the scoreboard, but fall in MEAC Opener

by Ty’rique Sims Assistant Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears hosted the North Carolina A&T State Aggies Saturday night at Hughes Stadium in their MEAC opener. The Bears entered this contest being held scoreless in three games and being outscored by their opponents 101-0. The Bears were finally able to get on the scoreboard, but lost to A&T 49-17. “The monkey is essentially off those guys back but the monkey is still there because we’re not scoring enough points to win,” said Bears head Coach Fred T. Farrier.   The Bears were able to reach the end zone early in the […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

The reason why Morgan State plays schools from larger conferences

by Blair Young, Sports EditorWhen a school the size of Morgan State plays a school the size of Rutgers, the outcome is somewhat predictable. Rutgers is the state university of New Jersey and has more graduate students than Morgan’s total enrollment. So, why does Morgan and other small schools play teams from larger conferences? The answer is simple, money. Morgan is actually paid to come to Rutgers and play. The exact amount is unknown, but it does help significantly with supporting the athletic department. This system is in place so that the small schools get the financial support that is […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Morgan State celebrates the west campus expansion with the grand opening of the new Jenkins Hall

Morgan State celebrates the west campus expansion with the grand opening of the new Jenkins Hall

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorMorgan State University celebrated the past as they looked towards the future at the opening ceremony of the new Martin D. Jenkins Hall. Morgan State opens its second building on the west campus near Northwood shopping center, where many years ago, their students were not welcome. “We must never forget that we are standing on the shoulders of those that came before us. We must never ever forget what it really means to the legacy of our great university to be in this space,” said David Wilson, president of Morgan State. “We can’t forget that because […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS
The official logo for the renewed rivalry between Morgan State University and Towson University.

A preview of ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore’: Morgan State vs. Towson University

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor The Morgan State Bears and the Towson University Tigers will renew their rivalry Saturday Sept. 2 in what is being called ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore.’ The two Baltimore area programs announced in a press conference July 6 that a home-to-home series will be played this year and in 2018. Present at the mid-summer presser were Towson’s Director of Athletics Tim Leonard and head Coach Rob Ambrose and Morgan’s Director of Athletics Edward Scott and head Coach Fred T. Farrier. Leonard and Scott expressed that they are working to extend the series through 2020. […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Former VP Joe Biden delivers strong motivational speech at MSU’s 2017 Spring Commencement

Former VP Joe Biden delivers strong motivational speech at MSU’s 2017 Spring Commencement

by Blair Young, Staff WriterMorgan State University welcomed Former Vice President, Joseph R. Biden as the guest speaker for the 141st Spring Commencement ceremony. He was received with a rousing applause from the crowd of graduates and their families. His speech began with a brief anecdote about how he first heard about Morgan, growing up in Wilmington, Delaware. “I worked on the east side of Wilmington, I was one of thirteen lifeguards in the big swimming pool, and I was the only white boy… I used to have to sit there in the locker room and hear whether or not […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, MSU Spotlight, NATIONAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE