COLLEGE

MSU administration gives an update on the housing issue

MSU administration gives an update on the housing issue

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorMorgan State University’s housing administration are moving the waitlisted students that have been lodging at a nearby hotel into dorms on campus. On Aug. 27, about 70 female Morgan State students had been moved into a Radisson hotel four miles from campus. Most of the students were part of the summer bridge program Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA). The housing administration made a 60-day commitment with the Radisson Hotel on Falls Road, which ends on Oct. 26. According to Douglas Gwynn, director of the office of residence life and housing, however the students are […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS
The history behind Legends Plaza

The history behind Legends Plaza

by Blair Young, Sports EditorMorgan State University unveiled the new Legends Plaza outside of Hughes Stadium. Two statues of Morgan’s most famous coaches, Edward Hurt and Earl Banks were introduced to a crowd of family members, former players, and other distinguished guest. They are the first monuments that will honor the historical athletic legends in Morgan’s history. The statues were dedicated to two of Morgan’s greatest leaders. Hurt and Banks are some of the most successful coaches in college football history. Both of them have incredible records especially Hurt, whose teams had a six year non-losing streak in the 1930s. […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Mid-season report on 2017 Fall Sports

by Blair Young, Sports Editor and Derrell Russell, Contributing EditorWhen homecoming arrives most students tend to focus on the activities during the week and then the big football game to finish the week. During this time Morgan State University’s other athletic teams tend to be overlooked. Morgan has three other teams in competition this fall, attempting to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship. They are the volleyball team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Some spring sports have also played in a shorter fall schedule, such as softball and tennis. Here is a mid-season update on Morgan’s […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefThe MSU Spokesman offers news in brief. Tuesday 10/10 Homecoming Tuesday Homecoming week continues as the coronation ceremony for Mister & Miss Morgan State University is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Gilliam Concert Hall. Kendall Joyner is Mister Morgan and Heather Guzman is Miss Morgan for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Later this week: The Legends Plaza Unveiling & Dedication ceremony for Legends Plaza will be held Thursday, Oct 12 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in Morgan Commons area between Hughes Stadium and the University Student Center. […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS

Morgan State Bears fall to South Carolina State; five takeaways from the game

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears football team falls to (0-5) with a loss to the South Carolina State Bulldogs, in a game that featured a season’s worth of unorthodox plays. They lost 35-14 after giving up the lead in the third quarter. Here are five lessons learned from Friday night’s game. First lead of the year. The first half of the game came with another possible advantage for the team. They took a 10-7 lead after a field goal in the second quarter. The defense added points for themselves with two safeties in the third to extend […]

by · October 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS