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Northwood Plaza as it stands today. Morgan State University plans to redevelop the area in the near future.
Photo by Akira Kyles.

Morgan State makes progress in Northwood Plaza plans

Akira Kyles, Staff WriterMorgan State University received the green light to develop more student housing after Sen. Joan Carter Conway dropped her objection to dorms being built in Northwood Shopping Center. Conway was against the structure being built on the lot but dropped her opposition after the height of the building was reduced, allowing Morgan State to build new dorms on the lot. There is still much opposition from the community. The Hillen Road Improvement Association (HRIA), according to Conway, is opposed to any structure of student housing on the lot. “They would’ve had an obtrusive structure blocking their houses,” said Conway on the […]

by · May 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Baltimore mayoral candidate front-runner returns to Morgan State University

by Ahjahnae LaQuer, Staff WriterAs a follow-up to their “African American Women in Politics” event in February, the Morgan State University chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. invited Baltimore mayoral candidate and Morgan State alumna Sen. Catherine E. Pugh to speak to students on Thursday. The senator spoke of the triumphs and tribulations that led up to her current position in the state senate as well her decision to run for mayor for a second time after losing to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake years ago. She also reflected on the death of Freddie Gray last April and her involvement in […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS