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150th birthday of Morgan State celebrated with Proclamation Celebration

Janelle Ferguson, Arts and Entertainment EditorAs part of the Morgan State University sesquicentennial celebrations, campus president, Dr. David Wilson hosted a Proclamation Ceremony on Sunday to mark prominent moments and memorialize important sites in the development of this institution. Since Tuesday, April 30, 1867, this institution has been translated into many names before it was officially known to be the Morgan State University. Sunday marked the 150th year of operation, celebrated proudly in front of Holmes Hall. Festivities included recognizing the first class of only nine students to ever step foot at the Centenary Biblical Institute in 1867. Morgan State […]

by · May 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

The chance of a lifetime and a lasting impact for Morgan women’s basketball

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterWhen the Lady Bears Traveled to the University of Richmond for a non-conference match-up earlier this season, they would lose their fourth straight game and hold a 2-10 record on the young season. Many frustrations, confusion and doubts but the Lady Bears still had something to celebrate. Junior guard Braennan Farrar scored her 1,000 career points. Farrar scored on a lay-up in the game against the Spiders solidifying her as the 14th player in Morgan State women’s basketball history to reach the milestone. She is currently the team’s leading scorer this season and shows no signs of stopping. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

University prepares for impending snow storm with school closure

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterIn anticipation of a snowstorm expected to produce five to eight inches of snow, Morgan State University president David Wilson canceled all classes for Tuesday March 14. A winter storm warning is in effect until 2 p.m. EST Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the low 30s, with winds expected to blow between 10 to 15 miles per hour. Wilson confirmed the class cancellations, which also included any classes after 4 p.m. Monday March 13, via his Twitter account, in a post that read, “Classes being cancelled starting at 4pm today. School closed on tomorrow! Make good decisions!” […]

by · March 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Junior forward Phillip Car dribbles for better position against Coppin State University.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Bears end senior night with season sweep of Eagles

Traevon Benjamin, Staff WriterIn the final 10 seconds of Senior Night, Morgan State University held a two-point lead over Coppin State University. Hoping for a chance to get the ball back and go for a tie or the win, the Eagles instead made the mistake of fouling the Bears, allowing them to put away the game 71-66. Junior guard Tiwian Kendley finished with 21 points and five rebounds, junior forward Phillip Carr had a double-double and senior Kyle Thomas finished with 16 points and three rebounds in his last game at the Field House. “I was definitely excited about tonight’s […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Senior guard Ivy Harrington playing defense against the Hampton Lady Pirates on Saturday.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Lady Bears winning streak snapped at home

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe Lady Bears basketball team saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Saturday, as they lost 71-58 to the Lady Pirates of Hampton University at Hill Field House. Hampton (15-12, 9-5 MEAC) improved to 31-11 all-time against Morgan State and has now won 13 straight against the Lady Bears. The win also ended a three-game losing skid for the Lady Pirates, while stopping a four-game home court winning streak by the Lady Bears. The Lady Bears (7-20, 5-9 MEAC) were led by junior Braennan Farrar’s 19 points. Sophomore Chelsea Mitchell fell short of a […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS