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Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Mr. Morgan State University

Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Mr. Morgan State University

by Tramon Lucas, Managing Editor“Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter,” is one of the most controversial debates to shake up conversations over the last couple of years. BLM is not only a phrase; it is a movement to bring awareness to issues that African-Americans face today, whether it comes in the form of the average racist or the mistreatment from those sworn to protect and serve or anything in between. The ALM statement shoehorns its way into the discussion mostly out of fear and miseducation on the issues. When ALM supporters hear “Black Lives Matter” they think that immediately denounces […]

by · December 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, Morganite of the Year, SECTIONS

“Conversations with Mr. Morgan” recap

by Devon Ashby, Staff Writer Morgan State University’s Mr. Morgan organized a town hall meeting with the intent of explaining his comments on “All Lives Matter”, Wednesday night. Andrew Mitchell, who is serving as Mr. Morgan for the 2016-2017 academic school year, apologized to the student body at the meeting. “Everybody has a right to speak their opinion, and I hold myself responsible to what I have said or may have said,” he said. “It’s my understanding that in recent times some of the statements I made, I shared in a way that they could be misconstrued. I could’ve shared […]

by · October 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Mr. Morgan receives backlash for ‘All Lives Matter’ comments

Mr. Morgan receives backlash for ‘All Lives Matter’ comments

by Benjamin McKnight, III, Editor-In-Chief Morgan State University student leader, Mr. Morgan Andrew Mitchell, has received serious backlash following his Instagram post, expressing his views on “All Lives Matter” and “Black Lives Matter.” On Thursday evening, Morgan students took to social media when a picture of Mitchell wearing a shirt that said “All Lives Matter” began circulating through Twitter. With it, Mitchell added the following caption; – “Black lives won’t matter until they matter to us as black people. ‘All Lives Matter’ is this statement not true? How about we stop being ignorant and start thinking for ourselves. Let’s not […]

by · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SECTIONS

Remembering the life of Morgan’s Dmitri Clemons

by Justin Motley, Contributing Writer Nearly 200 people gathered in an intimate setting at People’s Community Baptist Church in Silverspring to honor the life of Dmitri Clemons, a Morgan State senior civil engineer major who died after an accident in Hurt Gymnasium. The church pews were filled with his family, friends and folks from the Morgan State community, all of whom were gravely impacted by this unfortunate event. The charismatic and influential energy was felt as people who were immediately close to Clemons described his accomplishments and said that he would be most remembered for taking over the room. “Dmitri […]

by · October 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight
Morgan State students rally in support of Black Lives Matter

Morgan State students rally in support of Black Lives Matter

by Terrance Smith, Staff Writer“Another one!” “They just shot another unarmed black person.” Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott were those unarmed black people. Far too many times has this been the reality. Far too many times has there been injustice for these victims. Far too many times has there been movements that lacked the support to help make the necessary changes in society, but it doesn’t take an army to inspire support. Something so simple and so relieving, as launching balloons into the sky, just might be the ember that sparks the flame in someone. Friday afternoon, The National […]

by · September 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS, Social Commentary, SPECIAL COVERAGE