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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 […]

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

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 […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS

Closing the HBCU-9 sesquicentennial celebration

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorThis year marks not only the historic sesquicentennial celebration for Morgan State University, but for eight other historically black colleges and universities as they unite at Morgan to recognize their sesquicentennial celebrations. Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College, John C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College, Fayetteville State University and Morehouse College joined Morgan for a week long celebration as the nine universities honoring 150 years in service. Activities included a poetry slam on Monday, a tree planting Tuesday, a choir concert Thursday, a luncheon on Friday and a State of the Union address […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Morgan breaks ground on its new $88 million student services building

Morgan breaks ground on its new $88 million student services building

by Cierra Queen, Contributing WriterAlumni, scholars and local officials gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall, which is set to open on Morgan State University’s campus in 2020. The building will be named after two of the University’s most generous supporters and known philanthropists, alumnus Calvin Tyler and his wife Tina. It is an $88 million investment for a new student services building and will house nearly 20 departments including Records and Registration, Admissions and Financial Aid. A set of 10 hats and shovels were displayed over a pile of dirt at the site […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE