PERSPECTIVES

Running to success: A profile on Karen Escobedo

by Blair Young, Sports EditorAbout five kilometers is about three miles, which is the same distance between Morgan State and Towson University. Most people would not walk that distance let alone, try to run it. This is what senior cross-country runner Karen Escobedo does every weekend in under twenty minutes. Escobedo has been the anchor for the women’s cross country team since her freshman year. She has won multiple athlete of the week awards, including one this season when she won the Delaware State Invitational by 15 seconds, setting this season’s fastest time. Her individual performance has been documented but […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS
Details on the event ‘Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance’

Details on the event ‘Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance’

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorAnika Simpson, co-chair of LGBTQA advisory council and coordinator of the women and gender studies program, has high hopes for students who attend the upcoming project titled “Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance.” The event will not only bring awareness to the struggles blacks have experienced in the African-American community, but it will also aim to help students get involved in black liberation. “I hope students leave this event with [a] project to help black liberation… the symposium’s timeliness given the political climate we’re in, explains why this is critical and expresses the urgency […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Four years of excellence on and off the court for two Lady Bear Seniors

Four years of excellence on and off the court for two Lady Bear Seniors

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe 2017 Lady Bears volleyball squad is led by two seniors who demonstrate hard work on the court and off the court. Michaela Collins and Keana Browne have assumed the role of leadership of the Lady Bears. A Lady Bears team who have six juniors with some potential. The team recently concluded their 2017 non-conference schedule but only picked up one victory against University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff. The Lady Bears head into the conference portion of their schedule 1-12, but there are still games to be played. Collins and Browne’s leadership is a […]

by · September 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS
“The right to protest”: A recap of the panel discussion

“The right to protest”: A recap of the panel discussion

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterPaul Archibald, Ph.D, an assistant professor in the school of social work at Morgan State University, has family from the West Indian country Saint Kitts & Nevis, who live in Bronx, New York. They were protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), but since President Donald Trump discontinued the program, he worries their future is now in jeopardy. “They did a raid in the Bronx, and they went after a lot of West Indians and Caribbeans,” Archibald said. “There’s a lot of fear because I have a lot of family who are in […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS

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