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Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

by Akira Kyles, Editor-In-ChiefMorgan State University administration, faculty, graduates and their families gathered in the Talmadge L. Hill Field House to celebrate the 142nd commencement ceremony Friday morning. This December marks the final commencement part of the Morgan State sesquicentennial celebration. The keynote was given by the honorable Boyd K. Rutherford, Lt. Gov. of Maryland. Rutherford advised the students to not fear failure and keep advancing. “As you take the next big step, remember, you’ve been preparing for this. You are prepared for this,” said Rutherford. “You’re ready to move on…So don’t be afraid of the future, most of all, […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morgan State football players make MEAC All-Conference teams

by Joshua Sampson, Contributing WriterDespite finishing with a disappointing (1-10) record this season four Morgan State University football players were named to the MEAC all-conference teams. Being recognized as a top player in their respective positions, Carl Garnes, Brandon Jones, Rico Kennedy, and Malachi Washington were rewarded with their high level of play this year. Garnes, defensive back, earned third team honors along with linebacker Kennedy. The sophomore Kennedy ranked in the top 20 in tackles, first in tackle for loss and tied for first in forced fumbles in the MEAC. Garnes ranked fourth on the Bears in tackles with […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

Advance peek of HBCU history movie wowed MSU audience

by Donovan Conway, Special to The MSU SpokesmanWith moments that made viewers laugh and breathless, Tell Them We Are Rising combined these elements into a well told story about Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A Morgan State University audience was treated Friday to a preview screening of Tell Them We Are Rising, which will air nationwide on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EST. When the credits rolled at the end, many in the audience gave the movie a standing ovation. The audience members interviewed had positive remarks and praise for director Stanley Nelson. “The film […]

by · December 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS

Morgan State University announces the 2017 December Commencement Speaker

by Devon Ashby, Staff Writer With December commencement just two weeks away, Morgan State University announced that Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor is serving as this year’s commencement speaker. Morgan President David Wilson announced that Boyd K. Rutherford will deliver the commencement address Dec. 15 in the Talmadge Hill Field House, the last of three commencement ceremonies marking the university’s sesquicentennial year. Lt. Governor Rutherford graduated from Howard University in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in political science, and he earned his law degree and a master’s in communication from the University of Southern California in 1990. Former president George W. Bush […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
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