Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-Chief and Wyman Jones, Visuals EditorIn a double-header against visiting Savannah State University, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams avenged early-season losses to the Tigers on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Bears opened the front end of the games with a 50-43 win, lead by junior Breannan Farrar’s 17 points. Savannah State held a four point lead at the halftime mark, holding Morgan to a 22 percent shooting performance which included 0-7 from beyond the three-point line. Junior Zuri White added eight points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Lady Bears, who have now won four […]
by Tramon Lucas, Managing Editor“Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter,” is one of the most controversial debates to shake up conversations over the last couple of years. BLM is not only a phrase; it is a movement to bring awareness to issues that African-Americans face today, whether it comes in the form of the average racist or the mistreatment from those sworn to protect and serve or anything in between. The ALM statement shoehorns its way into the discussion mostly out of fear and miseducation on the issues. When ALM supporters hear “Black Lives Matter” they think that immediately denounces […]
Morgan State University kicked off an historical sesquicentennial celebration at the fourth winter commencement, Friday. Families, faculty/staff and distinguished guests gathered to honor the graduating class of 2016.
by Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorA jury acquitted a former Morgan State University student of murder in the fatal stabbing of Gerald Williams, Thursday evening, however the former student was convicted on a count of accessory. Harry Malik Robertson, 21, was arrested on March 31 in Prince George’s County, two months after a fight involving 15-20 people ended in Gerald Williams, 20, getting stabbed on the sidewalk outside of the 1530 building in the Morgan View apartment complex on Feb. 1. Robertson was denied bail in April during a hearing in the Baltimore City District Court and was being held […]
Devon Ashby, Staff WriterAfter having a 13-point lead diminish one in the final two minutes of Tuesday’s game, Morgan State University’s men’s basketball team headed to the free-throw line needing two points and a defensive stop to win the game. Freshman Stanley Nelson missed the front end of his two free throws and, with four seconds left, High Point University sophomore Anthony Lindauer got open and hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Panthers a 62-61 win. The Bears defense forced High Point into a mistake-filled first half, keeping them from scoring until nearly eight minutes into the half. […]