SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morganite of the Year: Brittany Dorsey

by Akira Kyles, Editor-In-ChiefServing your community isn’t something that all college students focus on as they balance classes and work but for Morgan State University’s Miss Junior, it is a priority. Brittany Dorsey, originally from Queens, New York, has always been about community service since her younger days as a Girl Scout. That same energy remained even in her college years and heightened in her position as Miss Junior, which why Dorsey is this year’s Morganite of the Year. “I believe that’s what makes the experience. I think if you’re not involved you don’t really get the full experience,” said […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

Morgan State University gathers in the Hill Field House for the final commencement of Morgan’s 150th celebration

by Akira Kyles, Editor-In-ChiefMorgan State University administration, faculty, graduates and their families gathered in the Talmadge L. Hill Field House to celebrate the 142nd commencement ceremony Friday morning. This December marks the final commencement part of the Morgan State sesquicentennial celebration. The keynote was given by the honorable Boyd K. Rutherford, Lt. Gov. of Maryland. Rutherford advised the students to not fear failure and keep advancing. “As you take the next big step, remember, you’ve been preparing for this. You are prepared for this,” said Rutherford. “You’re ready to move on…So don’t be afraid of the future, most of all, […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Morgan State’s Hannah Sawyerr releases her long anticipated book of poems reflecting her own experiences

Morgan State’s Hannah Sawyerr releases her long anticipated book of poems reflecting her own experiences

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorHannah Sawyerr, Baltimore Youth Poet Laureate of 2016, will present her first published collection of poetry for her upcoming book release at Morgan State University. Sawyerr, a Morgan senior and english major, developed the book titled For Girls Growing into Their Hips after winning her position as youth poet laurate. The book of poems reflects her own personal experiences throughout her life. For Girls Growing into Their Hips originally began as poem Sawyerr wrote after being body shammed in middle school. While written at the age of 17, she decided to reflect about the difficulties […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Tell Them We Are Rising comes to Morgan in a special screening

Tell Them We Are Rising comes to Morgan in a special screening

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-Chief of The MSU SpokesmanAward-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson is bringing his highly anticipated documentary on historically black colleges and universities to an exclusive screening in the School of Global Journalism & communication at Morgan State University. The documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities studies the impact that HBCUs have had on American life, history and culture, starting with the beginning stages of education to the state of the HBCU campuses today. Aaliyah Turnage, senior multimedia journalism major, has been the Morgan State coordinator rallying for students to attend the screening. Turnage […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Not all students go home for the Holidays

by Olafimihan Oshin, Contributing WriterDuring this time of year, students rush in excitement to travel back home with their families for the Thanksgiving holiday. Even with the joyous outcome, some students may have to stay over during the break. Some of the students that are staying on campus are the residential advisors at Morgan State University. Residential advisors choose either to stay for the Thanksgiving break or spring break. Some RA’s take the holiday breaks hard because they go to school away from their families and they have to choose work over family. “I feel that being away from my […]

by · November 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SPECIAL COVERAGE