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Commentary: Is College Really Necessary?

Commentary: Is College Really Necessary?

Going to college is an experience one would never forget. But, the price tag attached to it makes anyone wonder if it’s worth getting buried financially. According to the College Board, at an instate public college a student pays an average of $22,261 in 2012-13. In that same year, a student pays $43,289 at an private college. Yes, college is exciting and gratifying for anyone who can’t wait to leave their parents’ home and be on their own, but in the end is it offering anything significant in return? We obtain a college degree, but in many cases the cost […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS

EMPIRE STATE OF MIND: LET’S HEAR IT FOR NEW YORK

Led by their star player, Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks hold the third spot in the East. Although they lost Jeremy Lin, they were able to look past that by acquiring veteran Jason Kidd and later signing Rasheed Wallace. Many people were skeptical about how successful the Knicks would be without their star power forward, Amar’e Stoudemire, who was told would be out for several weeks due to a knee injury. Despite Stoudemire’s absence, the team started the season 6-0 and still holds an impressive record of 9-4.After losing the first round to the Miami Heat in the playoffs, the Knicks […]

by · January 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS

Class of 2013

The Morgan List, influenced by HBO’s “The Black List” and “The Latino List”  is a website established to tell the stories of the Morgan State University community. Much in line with NPR’s “StoryCorps” and the New York Times’ “One in 8 Million,”  we feel that everyone has a story. This is the place for the members of the Morgan State community to share theirs. Want to share your story? Just reach out to us by using the “Submit Your Story” tab and leave your name, contact information and a brief synopsis about your story. Enjoy The Morgan List.    

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · FEATURED VIDEOS, SECTIONS, THE MORGAN LIST
Good album about a m.A.A.d city

Good album about a m.A.A.d city

2012’s been a good year for Kendrick Lamar. Still riding off the success of the Top Dawg Entertainment member’s 2012 critically acclaimed project Section 80, fans wanted to know whether Lamar’s talent would smoothly transition into the mainstream after him and his fellow members in Black Hippy signed to Interscope in the spring this year. Recently, Kendrick dropped good kid, m.A.A.d city, his first major label debut album. In an industry that’s been considered “m.A.A.d.”  Is Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut album truly good? Lyrics Kendrick Lamar has always been a great lyricist that destroyed instrumentals. The way he takes […]

by · December 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, HIP HOP
A half-way house in the “Morgan mile” helps recovering addicts

A half-way house in the “Morgan mile” helps recovering addicts

In a nice, quiet neighborhood, nestled between two apartment buildings and tucked behind a small shopping center, lies a special kind of home. This four-level residence comfortably fits 12 people, with rooms holding up to two or three beds each. But only women stay here. Nilsson House, a Morgan State University neighbor, is one of just a few certified and government-funded halfway houses for women who are recovering drug users in the city of Baltimore. Open to women of all ages, Nilsson is a safe haven for those seeking refuge from their battles with substance abuse. The setup provides long-term […]

by · December 12, 2012 · 1 comment · DRUGS ON CAMPUS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE