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Students raise concerns of safety following recent nearby shootings

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterAfter two shootings occurred within days of one another at the BP gas station in Northwood Plaza, Morgan State University’s police department instituted extra safety measures to satisfy the concerns of students. The shootings are just the latest in a series of violent incidents that have plagued the university and its surrounding communities in the last few years, including the stabbing deaths of students Marcus Edwards in September and Gerald Williams last February. “Given the recent events, I do find myself taking more precaution when on campus, especially when I am alone” explained Hannah Sawyerr, a junior […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME

Morgan Police Prepare for Homecoming Weekend

by Blair YoungThe Morgan State Police Force has began to make preparations to accommodate the massive influx of over 2,500 people who are expected to convene onto Morgan State’s campus this weekend for the homecoming festivities. The Morgan Police will be the primary force overseeing all activities on campus. The Baltimore City Police Department will only assist with closing streets for the parade. With a full staff of officers on detail they will be using metal detectors and searching for small weapons and contraband. Lance Hatcher, the Chief of Morgan Police, has a few tips for students and alumni that […]

by · October 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
How to Get Away With Smoking

How to Get Away With Smoking

by Akira KylesUntil this year, sophomore Gene Alestock II, could ride around campus on his bike, with smoke trailing him. Because of the new campus-wide ban on smoking, Alestock II and other smokers have to resort to smoke on the softball field when the weather permits. And Alestock is not happy. “The policy is annoying to me and most of my friends,” said Alestock II,19, a smoker since high school. “I understand that the policy is to beautify the campus and promote health but we’re adults and we should have the choice.” The smoke-free policy, enacted July 1, states “Smoking […]

by · October 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS