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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
T'Asia Muhammad (Left) sits down with The MSU Spokesman's Zanha Armstrong (Right) to talk about her experiences in life and at Morgan State University. Photo Credit Tramon Lucas

A Conversation with T’Asia Muhammad

by Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterT’Asia Muhammad, a transfer student who was born in Illinois, is currently running to be the next Miss Morgan State University. Should she win, Muhammad will be the first Muslim Miss Morgan. She aspires to be a midwife, a decision that came from her fascination with pregnancy and babies. I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Muhammad as she gave some insight on who she is and the path she took that led her to Morgan State University. Zanha: Who is T’Asia Muhammad? Tell me about yourself, your childhood, what has made you who […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight
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
Getting to know the new Miss Morgan

Getting to know the new Miss Morgan

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University recently named a new Miss Morgan State to its royal court for the 2016-2017 academic school year. Kayla Natae Lawrence, a senior strategic communications major, replaced Chelsea Johnson after she resigned to pursue an internship opportunity at ESPN. Lawrence is from Elizabeth, New Jersey, a predominantly Hispanic city. She describes herself as a young, “vibrant-but-quiet, African-American girl,” who loves spending time with friends and family. Upon being named to the royal court for the first time in her collegiate career, she explained her reaction when hearing the news was being scared, not of […]

by · August 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight, SECTIONS
#QOTW: 2016-2017 school year goals!

#QOTW: 2016-2017 school year goals!

by Ja’Von Hill, Visuals EditorThis week marked the first week of classes for 2016-2017 academic school year at Morgan State University. We asked students what goals they’re looking forward to accomplishing this year, as the fall semester is underway. Take a look below and enjoy!

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · #QOTW, CAMPUS NEWS, MSU Spotlight, PERSPECTIVES