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From left to right: Joshua Vaughan, 16, Jada Gillison, 14, Omar Muhammad, Director of EDAC, Kennedi Vaughan, 15, Jessica Vaughan, 14. Photo by Ahjahnae LaQuer

Students gained entrepreneurship experience at annual Eyecon Conference

by Ahjahnae LaQuer, The MSU Spokesman Managing EditorThe 11th annual Eyecon Premiere Youth Entrepreneurship Conference was held at Morgan State University, where students between the ages of 10 and 18 were invited to campus to attend the conference, Thursday. Students spent their day participating in several workshops surrounded around marketing, entrepreneurship and leadership, being informed about the importance of entrepreneurship and developing ideas towards starting their own businesses. “I thought the program was a good experience. It helps you for your future business or just for the real world and it just helps you with everything. It helps you to […]

by · April 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, SPORTS, SPOTLIGHT

Question of the Week- What would you like to see change on Morgan’s Campus?

by Ja’Von Hill, Video EditorAs the Student Government Association campaign season came to a close earlier this week, MSU students got the opportunity to voice their opinions on what they would like to see change on campus under the new administration in the 2016-2017 academic school year. Take a look below.

by · March 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS, Social Commentary, SPOTLIGHT
Baltimore Mayoral Race Recap- McKesson for Mayor

Baltimore Mayoral Race Recap- McKesson for Mayor

by Devon Ashby, Staff Writer and Ahjahnae LaQuer, Managing EditorWith seven weeks before the polls open up to elect a new Baltimore City mayor, nine candidates took the stage at the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University to discuss issues of economic development, education, police policies and housing, Thursday night. Compared to the eight other candidates on stage, though, one candidate’s been in the race just over 30 days and has less than 1 percent in the Baltimore mayoral poll, but he has a substantially higher number of followers on Twitter. Prominent activist DeRay McKesson was […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPOTLIGHT
Baltimore’s Real “Cookie Lyons”

Baltimore’s Real “Cookie Lyons”

By Jasmine Byrd Take Cookie Lyons out of the music business on television’s hit series “Empire”, throw her into the mundane industry of taxes and you have Baltimore’s own, Sharonda Ellerby. Friends of Ellerby have dubbed her “Little Cookie” for her entrepreneurial spirit. “Anytime they see a woman in power, they always reflect me,” Ellerby acknowledged. “First, I was Baby Oprah when I got my first office.” Long-time friend Patrina Dorsey, who also calls her “Oprah,” said, “She knows her stuff.” “And, I guess when you look at ‘Cookie,’ you see that she’s strong-headed and can be ghetto. But she […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SPOTLIGHT
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Underneath the Ink: A Tattoo Artist Memorializes the Moment

  T he piercing sound of a tattoo gun echoes throughout the private room of award winning tattoo artist Chad Miskimon. He is in his element, as the faint sounds of The Beatles can be heard in the background and a Die Hard movie plays on the mounted plasma TV. Suited up in what he calls his daily work uniform, which consists only of a pair of black latex gloves, Miskimon goes to work on his first canvas of the day, former U.S .Army soldier Marc Friend. Friend lies on his stomach on the black leather chair with his face […]

by · December 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, SPOTLIGHT