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Throwback Thursday: A profile on Tiffany Mfume

Throwback Thursday: A profile on Tiffany Mfume

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorOn the 25th anniversary of her 1992-1993 reign as Miss Morgan State University, Tiffany Mfume, alumna and assistant vice-president of student success and retention recapped her time as a student on campus. Mfume’s role as Miss Morgan was to serve as a representative for the students at the University. In this role, Mfume carried the title and the image of the University with much respect in academic and personal appearances. Through her reign, she was actively involved in community service projects dedicated to assisting the elderly. “I went to the senior citizen home on a […]

No threat found after reports of an active shooter at Howard University

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterD.C. Metropolitan Police are still investigating earlier reports of an active shooter, after no threat was found at Howard University, Tuesday afternoon. Karimah Bilal of the Public Information Office said the police received a call at 12:04 p.m. of an “active shooter”.  Howard’s newspaper, The Hilltop, broke the news at 1 p.m. via Twitter. “Students and staff have been advised to shelter in place while police investigate,” the paper’s Twitter account said at 1:10 p.m. Students and staff have been advised to shelter in place while police investigate. pic.twitter.com/eKXsRFHdpc — The Hilltop (@TheHilltopHU) October 17, 2017 […]

Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorFresh off a bye week the Morgan State Bears head into their second MEAC game of the season, as they travel to South Carolina State University for a Friday primetime matchup at Oliver Dawson Stadium. The Bears are coming off a 49-17 home loss to #15 North Carolina A&T (NCAT) before the bye week. They look to bounce back from an 0-4 start to the season. The South Carolina State Bulldogs are 1-3 overall and fell to 0-2 in the conference following a 21-7 home loss versus NCAT last Saturday. The Bulldogs lead the overall […]

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 […]

Running to success: A profile on Karen Escobedo

by Blair Young, Sports EditorAbout five kilometers is about three miles, which is the same distance between Morgan State and Towson University. Most people would not walk that distance let alone, try to run it. This is what senior cross-country runner Karen Escobedo does every weekend in under twenty minutes. Escobedo has been the anchor for the women’s cross country team since her freshman year. She has won multiple athlete of the week awards, including one this season when she won the Delaware State Invitational by 15 seconds, setting this season’s fastest time. Her individual performance has been documented but […]

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