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Former VP Joe Biden delivers strong motivational speech at MSU’s 2017 Spring Commencement

Former VP Joe Biden delivers strong motivational speech at MSU’s 2017 Spring Commencement

by Blair Young, Staff WriterMorgan State University welcomed Former Vice President, Joseph R. Biden as the guest speaker for the 141st Spring Commencement ceremony. He was received with a rousing applause from the crowd of graduates and their families. His speech began with a brief anecdote about how he first heard about Morgan, growing up in Wilmington, Delaware. “I worked on the east side of Wilmington, I was one of thirteen lifeguards in the big swimming pool, and I was the only white boy… I used to have to sit there in the locker room and hear whether or not […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, MSU Spotlight, NATIONAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Freshman D'Jhai Patterson-Ricks drives down the court in a win against Washington Adventist University.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Lady Bears rebound from loss to win home opener

Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., Contributing WriterThe Morgan State University Lady Bears defeated the Washington Adventist University Shock 79-28 in their home opener. The Lady Bears lead for the entire contest, holding the Shock to nine first half points and nineteen 2nd half points. Morgan dominated both sides of the court in an intense fashion. Defensively, the Bears full court press froze the Washington Adventist offense throughout the game. The Lady Bears collected 21 steals while holding the Shock to a 21% shooting percentage. Junior Tykyrah Williams mentioned that the Lady Bears “wanted to get all of the steals they could”. They […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Journalists and distinguished guests attend NABJ Region 1 conference

Journalists and distinguished guests attend NABJ Region 1 conference

by Maliik Obee, The MSU Spokesman Staff WriterJournalists from all over gathered in the School of Global Journalism & Communication at Morgan State University for the National Association of Black Journalists annual Region 1 conference, Saturday. The NABJ Region 1 conference, with the help of the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists, featured panel discussions and workshops led by distinguished professionals in the world of journalism. In a special master class, U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) sat down with lead WJZ-13 CBS anchorman Vic Carter for a keynote interview. After an introduction by Carter documenting Cummings decorated career, Cummings received a […]

Details of Gerald Williams’ death arise prior to suspect’s hearing

The Spokesman StaffAfter a nearly two month investigation, a suspect was arrested in the fatal stabbing of Morgan State University student Gerald Williams on February 1. The suspect, Harry Malik Robertson of Bowie, was arrested on March 31 in Prince George’s County, and will face a preliminary hearing Tuesday at Baltimore District Court. At the hearing, it’s expected that Robertson will offer a plea to charges of first and second degree murder as well as a lesser charge of possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure. A picture of the scene surrounding Williams’ death has emerged. Multimedia […]

by · April 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME

Iron Chef returns to Morgan State

by Terrance Smith, Staff WriterThere are many students at Morgan State University who think they can cook, and on April 20 they will have the opportunity to display those abilities in the 2nd Iron Chef Competition. The first competition took place April 2014. Due to more “pressing issues,” the event could not take place in 2015 according to Joyce Allison, Assistant Coordinator of Student Activities at Morgan State. This year’s competition will be from 12-1:30 p.m. on the University Student Center patio. “We got the idea from television and from the students; they wanted a program during the day and […]

by · April 20, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS