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HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

by Devon Ashby and Dawne’ BentonMorgan State University will host a HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration, Thursday through Saturday. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address at the Saturday ‘State of the Union’ program. Nine historically black institutions, including Morgan, are celebrating 150th or sesquicentennial anniversaries. Other institutions include I-95 neighbor Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College [Alabama], Johnson C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College and Fayetteville State University, all of North Carolina and Morehouse College of Atlanta. Adams of North Carolina’s 12th District is co-chair of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which educates lawmakers […]

Conference Games: Morgan State versus North Carolina A&T!

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterConference play gets underway for the Morgan State Bears and the North Carolina A&T Aggies, who will play at Hughes Stadium Saturday night. This week presents a challenge for The Bears, who play their first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game. Not only have they yet to win a game this season, but they also have yet to score a point. They’ve also struggled with protecting the football, particular first-year starting quarterback Elijah Staley with 4 interceptions. This weekend they are up against an Aggies defense that’s only giving up 11.3 points through the first three games, […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
“The right to protest”: A recap of the panel discussion

“The right to protest”: A recap of the panel discussion

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterPaul Archibald, Ph.D, an assistant professor in the school of social work at Morgan State University, has family from the West Indian country Saint Kitts & Nevis, who live in Bronx, New York. They were protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), but since President Donald Trump discontinued the program, he worries their future is now in jeopardy. “They did a raid in the Bronx, and they went after a lot of West Indians and Caribbeans,” Archibald said. “There’s a lot of fear because I have a lot of family who are in […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS
Bears Lose First MEAC Game on Homecoming

Bears Lose First MEAC Game on Homecoming

by Devon AshbyThe Morgan State Bears received their first conference loss on Saturday, conceding defeat to the visiting Hampton University Pirates 20-10 on homecoming weekend. The Bears offense struggled tremendously, turning the ball over three times in the first half, including an intercepted pitch that Hampton took 93 yards for a score. They drove the ball on multiple occasions into the redzone, but turnovers, penalties and missed field goals cost them. “We couldn’t capitalize in the redzone,” running back Orlando Johnson said after the game. “We were in the redzone around eight times and couldn’t punch it in.” Although an […]

by · October 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS