Post Tagged with: "housing"

The front of the Radisson Hotel where a number of Morgan State students are currently staying while the housing issues are handled. Photo credit to Lindsay Andre

In wake of the Housing Waitlist Issue, temporary housing goes into effect at nearby hotel

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorTemporary housing has been activated for about 70 female students as Morgan State University negotiated rooms at the Radisson hotel four miles from the main campus in the wake of the housing waitlist issue.  This semester, MSU has seen an increase in enrollment and have overbooked their dorms leaving students without a room on campus. This has left students and parents frustrated about how something like this could happen. There is also a lot of confusion from students that were in the Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) program. Claudice Joseph, a freshman nursing major […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS

My Commute to Morgan

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe fall semester at Morgan State University has officially begun, but a large number of students are still without housing assignments, including myself. As a resident of Rockville, MD, in Montgomery County, I have to commute to school. I don’t have access to a car, so I have to get up early every morning and take at least one bus and two trains every day, and a trip that normally only lasts 45 minutes turns into two to three hours. For just one day, a trip from Twinbrook Station, the Metro train station near my house, […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, Social Commentary
Northwood Plaza as it stands today. Morgan State University plans to redevelop the area in the near future.
Photo by Akira Kyles.

Morgan State makes progress in Northwood Plaza plans

Akira Kyles, Staff WriterMorgan State University received the green light to develop more student housing after Sen. Joan Carter Conway dropped her objection to dorms being built in Northwood Shopping Center. Conway was against the structure being built on the lot but dropped her opposition after the height of the building was reduced, allowing Morgan State to build new dorms on the lot. There is still much opposition from the community. The Hillen Road Improvement Association (HRIA), according to Conway, is opposed to any structure of student housing on the lot. “They would’ve had an obtrusive structure blocking their houses,” said Conway on the […]

by · May 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS