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Students May (soon) Face Penalties for Their Off-campus Activities

Students May (soon) Face Penalties for Their Off-campus Activities

Students who behave badly off campus may soon find themselves in trouble on campus. At a recent community meeting, Morgan State University President David Wilson assured a gathering of about 75 people that a new code of conduct will explore the option of holding students accountable for their actions off campus. “We have students who are still living in our communities who still don’t quite understand what it means to be a neighbor,” he said during an Apr. 2 meeting at The League, 1111 E. Cold Spring Lane, as part of an update on his drive to improve the area […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Students Express Varying Opinions on Gay Marriage Case

Students Express Varying Opinions on Gay Marriage Case

March 26 marked the first time that the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case on gay marriage. After the court spent two days hearing arguments over whether or not same-sex couples should have the constitutional right to marry, the debate continues among Morgan students. “I don’t believe in gay marriage at all,” said Morgan junior Raven Ferguson. “They can be together, they just can’t get married.” On March 26, Supreme Court justices took up California’s Proposition 8 case, a 2008 amendment that recognizes marriage as being solely between a man and a woman. The following day, arguments were heard […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan State Academic Team Gains Second Consecutive Honda Campus All-Star Championship

Morgan State Academic Team Gains Second Consecutive Honda Campus All-Star Championship

On a chilly tuesday morning, at 10:11 am Craig Cornish, Kyle De Jan, Michael Osikomaiya and James Hayes-Barber stood alongside their coach Dr. Oluwatosin Adegbola on Morgan State’s quad area to be commemorated in their matching navy blue short sleeve polos and khakis, the same uniform in which they won the Honda Campus All Star Challenge in. Honda Corporation executive and Assistant Vice President of Corporate Community Relations, Steve Morikawa, awarded Morgan State $50,000. “It’s showing on the national stage that we have here at Morgan some of the brightest, best most competitive lines in this world,” said President Wilson as he […]

by · April 16, 2013 · 1 comment · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Knicks Prove To Be Stiff Competition in the Eastern Conference

Knicks Prove To Be Stiff Competition in the Eastern Conference

The New York Knicks have caught fire just in time.  The Knicks have won 15 of their last 16 games and the NBA playoffs begin in less than week.  During this streak, the Knicks have beaten teams like the Memphis Grizzles, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks and the Indiana Pacers, all who are currently playoff teams.  Not to mention that all of the Knicks center players are injured, causing them to play small against other teams. All Star Carmelo Anthony has been unstoppable during this current win streak.  Anthony has scored 30 plus points in nine […]

by · April 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PROFESSIONAL, SECTIONS, SPORTS
COMMENTARY: Rick Ross Stirs Controversy Over Suggested Date Rape Lyrics

COMMENTARY: Rick Ross Stirs Controversy Over Suggested Date Rape Lyrics

 “You better watch what you say to me.” Those were the lyrics said by rapper, T.I., who doesn’t shy away from criticism or controversy. Lyrics tend to explain how an artist feels or a particular story they want to tell. Rapper Rick Ross doesn’t think so, and has started a heat debated over the censorship of lyrics. In a recent song, smash hit “U.N.E.N.O” by Rocko with a feature from Ross, he made a suggestive sexual remark that caught ears of some sensible fans. Ross says at the beginning of those twelve bars, “Put Molly all in her champagne, she […]

by · April 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, HIP HOP, MUSIC, SECTIONS