The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

The Evolution of Her: A conversation with Michelle Johnson

by Justin Motley, Social Media EditorIt’s Women’s History Month! A month designated to pay homage to inspirational women who made a significant impact on womanhood and the world. The MSU Spokesman wants to recognize some of the women who are making an impact on and off of our campus. I had the opportunity of sitting down with New Jersey native Michelle Johnson, a senior, sociology major, blogger and published author. The harsh winter winds couldn’t stand a chance again her vibrant, yet unapologetic personality. We started off the conversation talking about the post college experience for black folks who go […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SPOTLIGHT
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