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Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

Morgan State Senior Runs for District Central Committee

By Penelope Blackwell, Managing EditorAs a senior at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, Darryl Perry developed political interest by joining a promotional street team where he learned how to campaign. Perry, 22, a graduating senior and marketing major at Morgan State University (MSU), awaits the decision after announcing his candidacy for the 45th District Central Committee in Baltimore City. Perry wants the position so that he can help young kids, specifically those within the Baltimore City Public School system. “I am driven by those who come after me. I have people that look up to me, so that […]

by · January 30, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Morgan students serve community through weekend tutoring

Justin Motley, Social Media EditorThe Morgan State University Tutoring Corps officially opened its doors for this semester two weekends ago, giving parents and guardians the chance to register their children for tutoring services at the university. Run by the Office of Community Services, the program allows Baltimore City and County residents in kindergarten through fifth grade to expand on their math, reading, homework and study skills. The Tutoring Corps operates on weekend mid-days and afternoons of the fall and spring semesters in the Montebello building. “The program has been around for 10 years; we revamped the whole program this year,” […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS & ORGS

Traffic demonstration to take place in Baltimore City this week

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe Baltimore City Department of Transportation will host a Barnes Dance in downtown Baltimore this Friday to test new signal timings. The event – named after Henry Barnes, who was Baltimore City’s traffic engineer in the 1950’s – will take place in the Pratt Street-Gay Street intersection in downtown Baltimore City. A deejay will be on hand and pedestrians will be walking, and dancing, across the street. “On this day we really wanted to engage the public more by incorporating dance and music,” said Betty Smoot, the transportation department’s city planner. “We really wanted an opportunity to […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS
Donald Trump speaking at the National Guard Association's 138th General Conference and Exhibition.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Baltimore split at Trump visit

Maliik Obee, Staff WriterThere was a wide split in sentiment towards presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to the 2016 National Guard Association of the United States’ 138th General Conference & Exhibition at the Baltimore Convention Center on Sept. 12. Word of Trump ending closing out the three-day event drew a large crowd of supporters who despite, not having credentials to enter the event, gathered outside awaiting his motorcade. On the other hand, there were plenty opposing forces willing to let their opinions be known. The conference brings together veterans and representatives of the National Guard to participate in voting on […]

by · September 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Volunteers from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University take a lunch break and learn about Habitat for Humanity.
Photo by Jazmine Hawes.

Students honor day of service with Habitat for Humanity

Jazmine Hawes, Contributing WriterStudents from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University partnered with the Habitat for Humanity to help reshape and rebuild a community on McCabe Avenue in Baltimore City on Sept. 11. The nine students and a veteran, led by Betsy Wilmerding, Manager of Faith and Youth for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake and Natasha A. Lewis-Williams, Coordinator for the Office of Student Activities at Morgan State, worked on two houses, adding to ten Habitat houses completed on this block. Acoording to Wilmerding, Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller after visiting Koinonia Farm, […]

by · September 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS & ORGS, SECTIONS