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The Lady Bears look to improve and go all the way as the new season begins

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterAs the Morgan State Lady Bears prepare to tip off their 2017-18 basketball season, new changes in coaching and two preseason All-MEAC players on the team look to have a successful campaign. Edward Davis Jr. begins his first full season as the head coach after spending his previous four seasons serving as an assistant coach for the Lady Bears. He was named interim head coach last summer and the announcement came before the semester started. Davis experience as a head coach has been a success with multiple National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament appearances including a […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The latest information on the upcoming renovations of Rawlings Dining Hall

by Baldwin Williams, Contributing WriterThe Rawlings dining hall, located on the south end of Morgan State University’s campus, is going to be renovated this upcoming winter with a fresh, new modern look. The renovations are to occur during the winter break of 2017 and to be open to students at the beginning of the spring semester. According to management in the dining hall, not everything is going to change along with the makeover. “While although the dining hall will be receiving a makeover, the food served in the dining hall, however, will be the same as it is being served […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE
The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorWith six minutes left in the game, the Florida A&M University Rattlers scored with a 12-yard touchdown pass to win a back-and-forth game against The Bears, 34-31. This brings The Bears to 1-7, with three games left in the season.   Key penalties and a late fourth quarter interception by sophomore quarterback DeAndre Harris added to the Bears defeat. Harris took over the reigns late in the second quarter after head Coach Fred T. Farrier decided to pull starter, Elijah Staley. The Bears failed to capitalize on two early turnovers forced by the defense. If […]

by · October 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

Morgan State’s Carr and Kendley Awarded MEAC Preseason Honors

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference awarded two Morgan State Men’s basketball standouts. In an announcement Thursday, forward Phillip Carr was named Preseason Player of the Year and guard Tiwian Kendley was named to the Preseason All-MEAC First Team. Carr, a Brooklyn, New York native, led the Bears in rebounding, and was second on the team in scoring last season. Carr becomes the first Bear to be named the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year since former Morgan standouts Kevin Thompson (2010) and Reggie Holmes received it (2009). Carr made the All-MEAC First-Team for the first time […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

Morgan State’s plans on the future of student housing

by Akira Kyles, Managing Editor and Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorMorgan State University’s administration is looking ahead for housing improvements following the overflow of waitlisted students this fall semester. This semester, Morgan State experienced an increase in incoming freshman and transfer students with a 37 percent increase in female student enrollment. To combat the overflow, some students were temporarily housed in the hotel rooms in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management for three weeks and others were sent to a hotel four miles away from campus. It is an understatement to say the housing incident was bizarre, […]

by · October 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE