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Journalism and Architecture schools combine for commemorative “Walk of Fame”

Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterThe School of Global Journalism and Communication will be collaborating with the School of Architecture and Planning in a new landscaping project. At a press conference Monday afternoon, Dean Dewayne Wickham announced that the two schools will be working together to create a Walk of Fame that will acknowledge graduates of the SGJC, prominent individuals in the journalism fields and anyone who has made an impact on student life. “There’s so many things we want to do on campus that at first blush you think you’ll have to go off campus to do some of these things […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Notable journalist Gwen Ifill dies

Notable journalist Gwen Ifill dies

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefFormer Washington Post and New York Times reporter Gwen Ifill died Monday afternoon at the age of 61 after a battle with cancer. A native of New York City, Ifill’s career began as an intern at the Boston Herald-American while she was a student at Simmons College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Following her time interning in Boston, she went on to work at nationally recognized publications such as the Washington Post, New York Times, then NBC. “Gwen Ifill and I have been friends since her days at the Baltimore Evening Sun. She […]

by · November 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · NATIONAL NEWS

The Undefeated to host symposium at Morgan

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefWhen ESPN’s The Undefeated was just an idea in the making, nobody was sure what the end result of the network’s progressively black offshoot would be. Five months after its launch on May 17, The Undefeated will be making a stop at Morgan State University to present a symposium titled “The Impact of Negative Images on Black Women Athletes,” moderated by ESPN’s Jemele Hill. Other guests for the event include Lonnae O’Neal from The Undefeated, American sabre fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, and retired WNBA player and ESPN analyst Kara Lawson. Prior to the discussion, The Undefeated and the […]

by · October 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Gisela Arandia and her translator Rosa Grillo. Photo by Akira Kyles

MSU’s SGJC welcomes Gisela Arandia Covarrubias

By Akira KylesThe School of Global Journalism & Communication at Morgan State University welcomed Gisela Arandia Covarrubias, scholar and journalist, to speak to the journalism students on race relations and her experiences in Cuba. Covarrubias speaks internationally about her experiences with Afro-Cubans after the Revolution. Her studies focus on the relationship between Afro-Cubans and African-Americans. Covarrubias visited MSU to not only share her studies but also to share stories about herself as an Afro-Cuban. Her studies on Afro-Cubans came from her work as a journalist. “Journalism gave me a huge, extraordinary experience,” said Covarrubias, through a translator. “It gave me […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Computer Lab Returns to School of Journalism

Computer Lab Returns to School of Journalism

The beginning of a new fall season may also mean new beginnings for the students of Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication. On September 24, a crowd of over 30 students and faculty gathered outside room 238 for the grand opening of the Innovation and Collaboration Center. Located in the same room where a previous computer lab had been, this grand opening sparked the attention of students and faculty alike because the previous computer lab had been shut down for two years. Unaware that SGJC students had no place to print, President Dr. David Wilson guaranteed to […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · SECTIONS