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MSU President meets with International students following Muslim travel ban

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University President David Wilson held a meeting with international students Thursday afternoon, where he condemned President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim countries. Wilson said he was “disappointed” in Trump’s order, which went into effect January 27. “That [executive] order does not represent who we are as a country,” Wilson said. “It doesn’t represent who we are as higher education institutions in this country, and it certainly does not represent who we are here at Morgan.” Wilson continued by encouraging students to act with care when making international travel. He also said a […]

by · February 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, International News, PERSPECTIVES
#QOTW: 2016-2017 school year goals!

#QOTW: 2016-2017 school year goals!

by Ja’Von Hill, Visuals EditorThis week marked the first week of classes for 2016-2017 academic school year at Morgan State University. We asked students what goals they’re looking forward to accomplishing this year, as the fall semester is underway. Take a look below and enjoy!

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · #QOTW, CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight, PERSPECTIVES
Morgan State Football heads in new direction with a familiar face

Morgan State Football heads in new direction with a familiar face

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-Chief When former head coach Lee Hull was hired to take over the Morgan State University football team in 2014, the mantra his campaign rallied behind was “A New Regime.” Just over two years after his hiring, Hull accepted an offer as the wide receivers’ coach for the Indianapolis Colts, presumably ending the “new regime” much earlier than anticipated and leaving Morgan State without a head coach in the middle of recruiting season. Insert assistant Fred Farrier here. Having served a series of head and assistant coach stints in his career, Farrier was at the head […]

by · May 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

by Janelle Ferguson, The MSU Spokesman Staff WriterAs if we already thought the bar was set high enough for the Avengers movies, Captain America: Civil War (CACW) has surpassed all expectations for fans and movie critics, arguably making this the best Marvel film of the past couple of years. Emmy Award-winning directors and brother duo, Anthony and Joseph V. Russo have successfully made something new to add to the Marvel Cinematic Universe collection. Even though it is a sequel to Captain America: The Winter Solider (CAWS) and The Avengers: Age of Ultron (AOU), it is undeniable that this movie is […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, NATIONAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, THEATER
Panelists for the Town Hall: Together Baltimore getting seated. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

Town Hall: Together Baltimore Recap

by Benjamin McKnight, III The MSU Spokesman Editor-In-Chief Just over one year ago, Baltimore was the focus of news outlets across the globe as the city went into a state of unrest following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. ​The 2016 Region I National Association of Black Journalists Conference was hosted at Morgan State University, with a focus on Gray’s death and the role that media plays in telling the stories of social issues. The final event, a town hall entitled “Together Baltimore,” featured prestigious guests such as democratic mayoral-elect Catherine Pugh and Baltimore City Police Commissioner […]