The Spokesman

President Wilson informs students of tuition increase

Oyin Adedoyin, Staff Writter

June 19, 2018

Filed under BREAKING NEWS, CAMPUS NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

On Monday morning, President David Wilson sent school-wide notice alerting students of the increased tuition costs that will be effective in the upcoming 2018-2019 academic school year. Tuition will increase by 2 percent for Maryland...

Joyner leaves Morgan grads with $5 and something to ponder

Firdausa Stover, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

If Jessica Gonzalez someday becomes Teacher of the Year, she may have $5 from Tom Joyner to thank for her start. That’s because Joyner, a syndicated radio host and the commencement speaker at Morgan State University’s spring...

Letter from the Editor: I Chose the HBCU Instead of the Traditional Institution

Korey Matthews, Social Media Editor

May 15, 2018

Filed under A Year In The Life, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE

Recently, a student asked me what my biggest takeaway from going to Morgan State University was. Without hesitation, I told them that it was the fact that Morgan has people that genuinely want to help you, and see you succeed. When...

Krishanti Vignarajah Plans to Focus on HBCU’s While Running for Governor

Penelope Blackwell

May 15, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL

Krishanti Vignarajah, former policy director to Michelle Obama, is a Democratic candidate running for governor of Maryland, and one of her primary areas of focus include the state’s historically black institutions. In an...

Letter from the Editor: The MSU Sportsman

Blair Young, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

I am very proud to be part of the Morgan State University’s 2018 graduating class. Through hard work and a little luck I will finish with a degree in multimedia journalism. As my time here at the MSU Spokesman comes to a...

Tariji Gourdine and her Unfinished Business With Morgan

Penelope Blackwell

May 14, 2018

Filed under A Year In The Life, CAMPUS NEWS

“It was God’s plan,” said Tariji Gourdine, a 43-year-old and returning student, who is finally finishing what she started in 1992 by graduating on May 19 as an applied liberal studies major in the School of Liberal Arts. It...

Food Stamps Are Becoming Normal for Morgan State University Students

Penelope Blackwell

May 8, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, SECTIONS

Recently, there has been an increase in the use of food stamps among students residing in off-campus facilities at Morgan State University. Students living in Morgan View, which is the number one off-campus housing option,...

Morgan Plans Ahead to Prevent Housing Chaos

Penelope Blackwell

May 7, 2018

Filed under SECTIONS

Morgan State University students better prepare for more housing issues in the future with Morgan’s popularity on the rise. Last semester, Morgan experienced an increase in student enrollment that left them with an overflow...

Morgan State Women’s Tennis Captures First Championship Since 1994

Penelope Blackwell

April 30, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Morgan State University men’s and women’s program have had successful seasons, but only the women captured the title, defeating their Northern Division foe Hampton 4-1 in the championship match of the 2018 Mid-Eastern...

Hamidah Famuditimi Reflects About Her Time as Student Regent

Penelope Blackwell

April 22, 2018

Filed under A Year In The Life, CAMPUS NEWS

Four years ago, she was unsure about life and education, but with a great support system from Morgan State University, Hamidah Famuditimi, decided to give back by pursuing the role of student regent. “The reason why I pursue...

From Provost to President; Gloria Gibson leaves in May

Dominique Hunter, Campus News Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under SECTIONS

Gloria Gibson, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Morgan State University (MSU), is ending her time as provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the end of May and will assume her position...

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