PERSPECTIVES

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
A Conversation with Grammy award-nominated, Morgan alumna Maysa Leak

A Conversation with Grammy award-nominated, Morgan alumna Maysa Leak

by Akira Kyles, Managing Editor For Morgan State alumna Maysa Leak, returning to Baltimore isn’t just about coming home to do another concert in another city, this particular city is special because it’s home. It’s where Leak first discovered what singing really meant to her. It’s where she spent several years in college on the renowned Morgan State choir led by a special mentor who gave her an experience she cherishes to this day. It’s the beginning of everything for Leak and she brings that in tow as she headlines a jazz concert with another Morgan alum.  Leak, a graduate […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE