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Family and friends gather to remember Marcus Edwards

Blair Young, Staff WriterNearly 400 people packed into Judah Temple AME Zion Church in Mitchellville, which needed two extra rooms to hold the amount of overflow. Hundreds of cars were parked as far as three blocks away from the service, to pay respect to who many described as an incredible young man. His family was front and center with everyone from his grandparents to the youngest little cousins. Morgan was represented by the many members of S.M.O.O.T.H., which Edwards was a vital part. Many police officers also attended the service. Edwards’ career goal was to be a police officer in […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
An ambulance prepares to take a Morgan student to Good Samaritan Hospital.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III.

Morgan student collapses, dies from workout

Terrance Smith, Staff WriterA Morgan State University student died following an accident in Hurt Gym Wednesday night. The student was identified as Dmitri Clemons, a civil engineering major from Silver Springs, MD, in a message to the student body from vice president of student affairs Kevin Banks on Thursday morning. According to the university’s spokesman Clint Coleman, Clemons passed out while exercising on a treadmill and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. “I walked in the gym – like literally walked in – and he had fell, and everybody stood around,” said freshman criminal law major Christopher Fewell. “He started […]

by · September 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

President Wilson addresses death of student in CBEIS

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University president David Wilson addressed a crowd of young men at the O’Connel Hall dormitory Wednesday evening and spoke on several topics, including the recent death of a student at the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBIES) building. “Let me first of all say that our condolences here at Morgan go out to the family of the graduate student,” said Wilson. “We are still trying to locate family members.” Wilson revealed that the 45-year old graduate student, whose identity is still unknown at this time, was a member of the school’s international […]

by · September 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Details of Gerald Williams’ death arise prior to suspect’s hearing

The Spokesman StaffAfter a nearly two month investigation, a suspect was arrested in the fatal stabbing of Morgan State University student Gerald Williams on February 1. The suspect, Harry Malik Robertson of Bowie, was arrested on March 31 in Prince George’s County, and will face a preliminary hearing Tuesday at Baltimore District Court. At the hearing, it’s expected that Robertson will offer a plea to charges of first and second degree murder as well as a lesser charge of possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure. A picture of the scene surrounding Williams’ death has emerged. Multimedia […]

by · April 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME
Morgan Student Dies in Two Car Collision

Morgan Student Dies in Two Car Collision

by Benjamin McKnight III     A Morgan State student was killed in a two-car collision on Thursday, December 17 in Upper Marlboro, MD.      Adedire Ososanya, 20, was driving on Old Largo Road at 10 p.m. when James Scott Calero, 31, lost control of his Cadillac, swerving into the oncoming lane and hitting Ososanya’s car head-on. Ososanya was pronounced dead at the scene, while Calero was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Ososanya was a Junior Business Marketing major from Upper Marlboro, MD. In addition, he was Mr. Junior for the 2015-2016 academic year, following his Mr. Sophomore tenure, […]

by · December 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · SECTIONS