Black Panther Album Review

By Janelle Ferguson, Staff Writer Black Panther is an ultimate blockbuster hit; smashing a record of $427 million at box offices. The Black Panther inspired soundtrack curated by hip-hop sensation, Kendrick Lamar, isn’t doing too shabby either. Already grabbing no.1 on Billboard 200. Kendrick Lamar produced the album along with his record label, Top Dawg Entertainment and released it on Feb. 9th. In its first week, Black Panther: The Album has sold a whopping amount of 150,000 albums; being that the average of sold albums around a similar time frame is usually 52,000. Black Panther: The Album is covered in […]

Lady Bears Softball Player Swings into Game Change Mode

Lady Bears Softball Player Swings into Game Change Mode

By Ty’Rique Simms, Asst. Sports Editor A team can have many different contributors but only a select few have the ability to change the scope of a game at any point. The ascending play of Morgan State Lady Bears softball player, Damali Young, may be seen as the difference maker for the Lady Bears this season. “She has matured a lot and she’s now a leader on the team. She’s really an important part of our team in a lot of aspects,” said Lady Bears senior pitcher Amy Begg. The junior outfielder was named to the All-MEAC preseason second team […]

by · February 21, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, SPORTS

How Morgan Students Spend Their Sundays

By Korey Matthews, Social Media EditorFor many students, Sunday is a day of doing homework and getting rest, not going to church. Sunday is seen as a day for church. The first official day of the week has long been held as a day of rest, fit for gatherings in local religious assemblies. However, for students at Morgan State University and other colleges across the nation, church is no longer seen as a necessity. Instead, it is an option, and one often not chosen. John Mcqueen, a junior electrical engineering major, says Sunday is a day to get rest that […]

by · February 14, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES

Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Edward Scott

By Blair Young, Sports Editor and Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor In the short amount of time he’s been there, Morgan State University’s athletic director has had a profound effect on not just the athletic department but the school as well. Edward Scott arrived at Morgan State last November to replace the long time former athletic director, Floyd Kerr. Morgan State is a school with a smaller athletic program and budget than Scott was used to at his previous jobs at the University of Binghamton and George Washington. The program was also coming off the NCAA violations throughout the entire […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS

NCAA Places Sanctions on Morgan State’s Athletic Department

By The MSU Spokesman Editorial StaffThe Morgan State University athletics program was rocked Tuesday by NCAA sanctions that will bar the university’s football, softball and women’s tennis programs from postseason play for a year and place the entire athletic department on probation for four years. The NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions charged the school with “a lack of institutional control,” alleging that athletics officials violated NCAA eligibility and financial aid rules. Specifically, the NCAA panel charged that over a four-year period from the 2012-13 academic year through the 2015-16 academic year, the school improperly awarded financial aid to student-athletes, […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS