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Morgan State University student Chinedu Nwokeafor, flanked by students from the schools within the HBCU coalition, speaking on the site of Tuesday's hearing.
Photo by Devon Ashby

HBCU students make presence known at coalition lawsuit conclusion

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterStudents and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black universities showed up in solidarity for the final hearing of the lawsuit against the state of Maryland for lack of funding and duplicating programs. A coalition representing Bowie State University, Morgan State University, Coppin State University and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore sued the state to ensure that they are properly funded, and that their niche programs like nursing, cyber security and agriculture, among others, are properly funded. “When you create those niche programs and fund them properly, you’ll see an influx of students and dollars go into those […]

by · February 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS
Jihayah Chavis avoids a double-team against UMBC.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III

Lady Bears snap losing streak against UMBC

by Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., Contributing WriterThe Morgan State University women’s basketball team traveled to trip to RAC arena on Wednesday night on a five-game losing streak, and walked away with their second away win of the season, defeating University of Maryland Baltimore County 69-61. Even though they came out on top, the Lady Bears started slowly. Due to struggles on offense, the Retrievers started the game with a 22-15 lead after the 1st Quarter. The Lady Bears fought back to cut the UMBC lead to 35-28 by the half. During halftime, head coach Edward Davis told his team to “look […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Visiting Panthers erase double-digit lead to win at the buzzer

Visiting Panthers erase double-digit lead to win at the buzzer

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterAfter having a 13-point lead diminish one in the final two minutes of Tuesday’s game, Morgan State University’s men’s basketball team headed to the free-throw line needing two points and a defensive stop to win the game. Freshman Stanley Nelson missed the front end of his two free throws and, with four seconds left, High Point University sophomore Anthony Lindauer got open and hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Panthers a 62-61 win. The Bears defense forced High Point into a mistake-filled first half, keeping them from scoring until nearly eight minutes into the half. […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorFounded in 1867, Morgan State University will end its fall semester celebrating their 150th anniversary, launching a celebration of its sesquicentennial during the December 16 commencement. David Wilson, Morgan’s president, knows and understands the importance of Morgan through the 150 years, to now. “Morgan is truly a national treasure in the United States of America, we have been designated as such by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, because for nearly 150 years we have produced a cadre of outstanding leaders in politics, in medicine, education, in law, in science, in engineering to lead this country,” […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
President Wilson Updates Morgan About HBCU Equity Lawsuit

President Wilson Updates Morgan About HBCU Equity Lawsuit

by Devon AshbyMorgan State University president David Wilson held a town hall meeting Thursday morning in the Student Center Theatre and spoke about a current lawsuit between the state and four black institutions. The lawsuit was filed 2006 by a coalition of alumni from Morgan State, Bowie State University, Coppin State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore looking to end the underfunding of black colleges by the state and put a stop to the duplication of academic programs. The president also spoke about one of the possible remedies the coalition came up with, which was a merger of […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS