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Morgan State Bears fall to South Carolina State; five takeaways from the game

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears football team falls to (0-5) with a loss to the South Carolina State Bulldogs, in a game that featured a season’s worth of unorthodox plays. They lost 35-14 after giving up the lead in the third quarter. Here are five lessons learned from Friday night’s game. First lead of the year. The first half of the game came with another possible advantage for the team. They took a 10-7 lead after a field goal in the second quarter. The defense added points for themselves with two safeties in the third to extend […]

Closing the HBCU-9 sesquicentennial celebration

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorThis year marks not only the historic sesquicentennial celebration for Morgan State University, but for eight other historically black colleges and universities as they unite at Morgan to recognize their sesquicentennial celebrations. Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College, John C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College, Fayetteville State University and Morehouse College joined Morgan for a week long celebration as the nine universities honoring 150 years in service. Activities included a poetry slam on Monday, a tree planting Tuesday, a choir concert Thursday, a luncheon on Friday and a State of the Union address […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefSpecial to The MSU Spokesman, the following below is a Bear-TV News piece on Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial Tree Planting & Dedication ceremony, Tuesday. On the academic quad, David Wilson, president of Morgan State University along with other members of the MSU administration, gathered to celebrate the sesquicentennial in the midst of the United Sesquicentennial Celebration, where the nine historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) recognizing their 150th anniversary will join on campus for a number events. These events include a ‘Leadership Round Table Discussion with HBCU-9 Chancellors and Presidents,’ moderated by Morgan alumna and White House correspondent […]

by · September 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
QOTD: Should ESPN fire Jemele Hill?

QOTD: Should ESPN fire Jemele Hill?

by The MSU Spokesman StaffAfter ESPN’s Sportscenter co-host Jemele Hill tweeted about President Donald Trump being “ignorant,” “offensive,” and “a white supremacist”, there was controversy that surrounded ESPN and Hill for most of the week. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called for Hill to be fired because of comments about the 45th president. With all that in tow, we asked the students of Morgan State “should ESPN fire Jemele Hill?” Check out the video below.

by · September 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, 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