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MSU President David Wilson shares his reaction with those in attendance at his spring Town Hall, Thursday. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

University president Wilson addresses Trump visit, school upgrades at town hall

Blair Young and Zanha Armstrong, Staff WritersThe meaning of a photo can often be more powerful than the words that accompany it. Many people in the African-American community were upset by a certain photo this week involving the president of the United States. President Donald Trump met with many HBCU leaders on Monday, including Morgan State University president David Wilson. The plan was to meet with the president about his proposed executive order involving HBCU’s. It turned into an unproductive event that ended up being a glorified photo-op. The picture quickly became viral along with criticism for the leaders for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka with Morgan State University students after his speech on campus.
Photo by Akira Kyles.

Green Party candidate visits Morgan State

Akira Kyles, Assistant Campus News EditorAs the election approaches, a majority of Morgan State University students will be eligible to cast their ballots for the next president of the United States; but some may not vote red or blue. On Wednesday evening, Green Party Vice Presidential candidate spoke at Morgan for a forum entitled “Justice or Else Gets Political.”  The talk was hosted by Prof. Jared Ball of the School of Global Journalism and Communication and sophomore Jeremy Collins. The Student Government Association helped organize the event, with F.U.T.U.R.E. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. co-sponsoring the event. Baraka, who is […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Baltimore librarian appointed to lead at the Library of Congress

Khalia Patterson, Contributing WriterThe United States Senate has made history yesterday in swearing in Carla Hayden, the first African American woman to lead as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden’s career has exceedingly prepared her for the demands in the role of the Librarian of Congress. She earned her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University and continued with earning a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago, studying Library Science. Following a stint as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Hayden worked as one of the lead librarians at the Chicago Public Library, where […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Donald Trump speaking at the National Guard Association's 138th General Conference and Exhibition.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Baltimore split at Trump visit

Maliik Obee, Staff WriterThere was a wide split in sentiment towards presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to the 2016 National Guard Association of the United States’ 138th General Conference & Exhibition at the Baltimore Convention Center on Sept. 12. Word of Trump ending closing out the three-day event drew a large crowd of supporters who despite, not having credentials to enter the event, gathered outside awaiting his motorcade. On the other hand, there were plenty opposing forces willing to let their opinions be known. The conference brings together veterans and representatives of the National Guard to participate in voting on […]

by · September 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS