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Men’s basketball recap of first five games

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe men’s basketball team started their much anticipated season a little underhanded. They are missing star guard Tiwian Kendley who is out due to a suspension. Despite missing their leading scorer from last year, the Bears managed to start their season with a winning record (3-2). Consistent play from the bench and contributions from new players have carried the team during the absence of Kendley. According to Head coach Todd Bozeman, he was suspended for a violation of team rules, and is out indefinitely. Senior forward Phil Carr has been helped by guards, junior Martez Cameron […]

by · November 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

Morgan State bookstore management falls under Barnes and Noble

by Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorSeven weeks after it was set to open, Barnes and Noble will officially outsource and manage the Morgan State University bookstore on Nov. 20. New management was delayed due to the university not being ready. “Barnes and Noble will take over the bookstore in mid-November. This may shift to January in the spring semester, we are not sure. October 1st was the original deadline, but it was pushed back because we are not ready,” said Sidney Evans, the vice president for finance and management. Currently, MSU owns and operates the university bookstore on campus, but […]

by · November 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS

An update on the status of Morgan’s work study program

by Imani Lewis, Contributing WriterMorgan State University’s work study students faced some financial changes this semester, which led to increased speculation of budget cuts within the work study program. Federal work study is a federal program at Morgan State that was established to assist in finding job placement for undergraduate students who may qualify for part-time, on and off-campus jobs. Student eligibility is based on regulations and confidential information regarding the student’s financial status.   “Our work study award has not been decreased nor has it been increased. The same amount that the Department of Education has been giving us […]

by · November 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS
Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterRelations between the United States and Cuba have been historically hostile; decades-old economic sanctions, placed on Cuba the 1960s, have limited travel and communication between the two nations. Americans and Cubans don’t know much about each other besides what they’ve seen in their respective media, but a group of students from Morgan State University teamed up with students from the University of Havana to put together a documentary to attempt to bridge that gap and build lasting relationships. The documentary is called “Behind the Veil: So Far, So Close,” and it took a year—and multiple visits […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, 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