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MSU President David Wilson shares his reaction with those in attendance at his spring Town Hall, Thursday. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

University president Wilson addresses Trump visit, school upgrades at town hall

Blair Young and Zanha Armstrong, Staff WritersThe meaning of a photo can often be more powerful than the words that accompany it. Many people in the African-American community were upset by a certain photo this week involving the president of the United States. President Donald Trump met with many HBCU leaders on Monday, including Morgan State University president David Wilson. The plan was to meet with the president about his proposed executive order involving HBCU’s. It turned into an unproductive event that ended up being a glorified photo-op. The picture quickly became viral along with criticism for the leaders for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Morgan names new athletic director

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefMonths after searching for a replacement to Morgan State University’s former athletic director, who retired in June, a new athletic director has been officially named. In an announcement to the Morgan community via email, campus president David Wilson appointed Ed Scott to replace Floyd Kerr, who served as the athletic director at Morgan for nearly 11 years. “I am pleased to welcome Ed Scott to his new home at Morgan State,” Wilson in the e-mail. “He has proven himself successful with athletic programs very similar to Morgan’s, and, although we know there are some challenging days ahead, […]

by · October 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Campus President’s town hall highlights major changes

Campus President’s town hall highlights major changes

Blair Young, Staff WriterThe annual town hall meeting hosted by campus president David Wilson began in a somber fashion on Tuesday night as Wilson opened up with a few words about Marcus Edwards, 21, the Morgan State University sophomore social work major killed late Monday night. “I received one of those late night calls that a member of our Morgan State family was injured, then shortly after the call came that he had died,” Wilson said,” It felt like I had lost my own son.” Before continuing, he emotionally encouraged the audience to remember and reflect on Edwards’ life. The […]

by · September 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Administration tackles increased security concerns

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefFollowing the death of a Morgan State student, Morgan State president released a list of new efforts to improve campus safety in the Morgan community. A detailed email from president David Wilson on Friday evening highlighted new security measures in Morgan View, where junior Gerald Williams died from stab wounds during an altercation on Feb. 1. Those plans included the construction of a guard booth at the entrance of the complex to control traffic to and from. According to Wilson, “there will be a temporary structure that will be on the property starting February 18” as […]

by · February 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME