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The current state of activism at Morgan State University

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorSince its founding in 1867, Morgan State University has seen a plethora of leaders, innovators and fighters for change. Multiple generations of Morganites have fought to have the institution known as Morgan State today, but the fire in current Bears has dimmed in recent years. From the first mass demonstration for equal education funding to the first successful restaurant sit-in campaign to protesting for better facilities to chanting “Black Lives Matter” on campus, activism on Morgan State’s campus has become nonexistent. “I just feel like in this day and age, the generation, I’m not saying they’re […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morgan State University security improves for students

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorSafety precautions have heightened at Morgan State University as the campus prepared for the resetting of daylight saving time. The university police and public safety department worked diligently with the physical plant to adjust lighting in specific locations that have photo cell lights. These lights have sensors that allows you to detect light, while other lighting around the campus are set by timers. The physical plant implemented these changes of resetting timers and sensors to produce well light areas that will keep staff, faculty and students safe. With the addition of the new Martin D. […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS
Edwin T. Johnson, serving as Mister Morgan 1991-1992. Courtesy of Edwin T. Johnson.

Throwback Thursday: A profile on Edwin T. Johnson

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorEdwin Johnson has worn many hats at Morgan State University – student, teacher, class president – but his most precious hat is that of a historian. Johnson first attended Morgan State in the fall of 1988 to 1992. As an undergraduate, he served as a student ambassador through the office of admissions, was sophomore class president, pledged the Morgan State chapter of Omega Psi Phi and served under the title of Mister Morgan.  “My experience at Morgan was absolutely wonderful. It was very different than it is now,” said Johnson. “My student life was very exciting […]

by · October 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, Throwback Thursday

Mid-season report on 2017 Fall Sports

by Blair Young, Sports Editor and Derrell Russell, Contributing EditorWhen homecoming arrives most students tend to focus on the activities during the week and then the big football game to finish the week. During this time Morgan State University’s other athletic teams tend to be overlooked. Morgan has three other teams in competition this fall, attempting to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship. They are the volleyball team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Some spring sports have also played in a shorter fall schedule, such as softball and tennis. Here is a mid-season update on Morgan’s […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
WEAA 88.9 hosts launch party in celebration of new era

WEAA 88.9 hosts launch party in celebration of new era

by Korey Matthews, Social Media EditorThe radio station located on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland hosted a launch party Thursday evening to celebrate its new programming. The station, which started in 1977, unveiled a new lineup of programs, which officially started on Oct 2.. The new shows include “Mornings with Mykel” from 6-10 a.m. on weekdays and “For the Culture,” hosted by Farajii Muhammed from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Several pillars of the WEAA community were present at the event, including the chairman of the Morgan State Board of Regents, Kweisi Mfume. Mfume, a founder […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE