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Morgan State University students take a stand against poor food quality on campus

Morgan State University students take a stand against poor food quality on campus

by Akira Kyles, Managing Editor Straying from her usual turkey sandwich, Shirleyanna Davis, a junior psychology major, decided to get a crispy chicken sandwich with extra honey mustard, lettuce, tomato and peppers on a roll from the Student Center food court. After consuming the sandwich, she became sick and threw up, twice, according to Davis. After telling her friends Dasianna Coates, a junior psychology major, and Kardel Howard, a junior electrical engineering major, they decided this was unacceptable and it was time for a change. “We don’t pay to get sick, we pay to eat good food,” said Coates. “And […]

by · November 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

An update on the status of Morgan’s work study program

by Imani Lewis, Contributing WriterMorgan State University’s work study students faced some financial changes this semester, which led to increased speculation of budget cuts within the work study program. Federal work study is a federal program at Morgan State that was established to assist in finding job placement for undergraduate students who may qualify for part-time, on and off-campus jobs. Student eligibility is based on regulations and confidential information regarding the student’s financial status.   “Our work study award has not been decreased nor has it been increased. The same amount that the Department of Education has been giving us […]

by · November 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS
Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

Behind the documentary: SGJC’s special screening of Behind The Veil

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterRelations between the United States and Cuba have been historically hostile; decades-old economic sanctions, placed on Cuba the 1960s, have limited travel and communication between the two nations. Americans and Cubans don’t know much about each other besides what they’ve seen in their respective media, but a group of students from Morgan State University teamed up with students from the University of Havana to put together a documentary to attempt to bridge that gap and build lasting relationships. The documentary is called “Behind the Veil: So Far, So Close,” and it took a year—and multiple visits […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

The current state of activism at Morgan State University

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorSince its founding in 1867, Morgan State University has seen a plethora of leaders, innovators and fighters for change. Multiple generations of Morganites have fought to have the institution known as Morgan State today, but the fire in current Bears has dimmed in recent years. From the first mass demonstration for equal education funding to the first successful restaurant sit-in campaign to protesting for better facilities to chanting “Black Lives Matter” on campus, activism on Morgan State’s campus has become nonexistent. “I just feel like in this day and age, the generation, I’m not saying they’re […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Morgan State University security improves for students

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorSafety precautions have heightened at Morgan State University as the campus prepared for the resetting of daylight saving time. The university police and public safety department worked diligently with the physical plant to adjust lighting in specific locations that have photo cell lights. These lights have sensors that allows you to detect light, while other lighting around the campus are set by timers. The physical plant implemented these changes of resetting timers and sensors to produce well light areas that will keep staff, faculty and students safe. With the addition of the new Martin D. […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS