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Bears Win Big in Unofficial Home Opener

Bears Win Big in Unofficial Home Opener

by Devon AshbyJust like last season, the Morgan State University Bears entered their first home game of the season with a record of 0-2; and just like last season, they ended the game in victorious fashion, earning their first victory of the season. The Bears beat the visiting University of Virginia-Lynchburg Dragons by a score of 61-0 at Hughes Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon in a game that, due to NCAA accreditation issues for Virginia-Lynchburg, will not count on either team’s official schedule and stat books. The game started with a 69-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Moses Skillon to junior […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
What Happened to Go-Go?

What Happened to Go-Go?

Hip-Hop was born in the concrete jungle of the South Bronx. Jazz got its start in the bowels of New Orleans.  The Nation’s Capital is the home of a genre of its own; a gumbo of hip-hop, funk and R&B called Go-Go. The exact year it was created isn’t exactly clear, but one man is given sole credit. The “Godfather” Chuck Brown, originally from Gaston, North Carolina, widely observed as the king of go-go. The various bands and colorful characters of go-go have managed to take it to unimaginable heights over the last 50 plus years, establishing it as a […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · MUSIC, SECTIONS
Sophomore Michaela Collins prepares to score as senior Carmen Fernandez looks on.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III

Lady Bears Lose Home Opener to Hoyas

For a team such as the Lady Bears volleyball squad, the early parts of the season are often the most challenging. Beginning another campaign with a highly competitive non-conference schedule, the Lady Bears held their first home contest of the season against the visiting Georgetown Hoyas on Sept. 8. With both teams having similar records, the Lady Bears hoped to steal a win before preparing for their next tournament this coming weekend. The Hoyas had other plans, overwhelming the Lady Bears early on and holding off a late rally to win the match 3-0. The first set of the night […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Brigadier General Dingle Joins List of Morgan Elites

Brigadier General Dingle Joins List of Morgan Elites

Morgan State University alum Raymond Scott Dingle was officially promoted to Brigadier Gen. at Fort Myer, Virginia on Thursday, making him the 16th General Officer to graduate from the school. Gen. Dingle, who is originally from Prince George’s County, has served almost 30 years in the United States Army since his graduation from Morgan State in 1988. His overseas experiences include tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and, most recently, a command post in Germany. Originally, Gen. Dingle had no plans on serving in any branch of the armed forces. Growing up, he said his father, who served in the Air Force for […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI
"Journalism is a very difficult job and I think that only people who have a passion for it could do it," Mitchell said.

Morgan Students React to Journalists’ Deaths in Virginia

By Terrance Smith, Maliik Obee, Kayla Coates, Kayla Williams and Bijan GlennA reporter and photographer died Wednesday after being shot during a live morning television broadcast near Roanoke, Va. by a former co-worker, authorities said. By early afternoon the co-worker had killed himself and a local businesswoman being interviewed by the TV crew was in stable condition after undergoing surgery, according to officials at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The crew, 24-year-old Allison Parker and 27-year-old Adam Ward, were shooting a stand up with Vicki Gardner when Vester L. Flanagan, 41, came up behind them and began shooting, said Jeffrey Marks, […]