The Spokesman

Spokesman Editorial: Metal detectors in dorms – An idea that needs rethinking

Akira Kyles

April 15, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

In the heart of an urban community plagued with violence, murder and death, there is Morgan State University. More times than we would like, we have covered the times when the invisible wall of safety has been crossed by the violence...

Security Leaves Students Feeling Unsecured

Akira Kyles

April 9, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Morgan State University officials decided to provide more security for student’s safety, following reports of a shooting at an off-campus student housing facility April 2, but many students don’t believe their presence will...

SGA Positions are Set for Next Academic Year

Dominique Hunter, Campus News Editor

April 7, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

After weeks of campaigning, new elects for the Student Government Association at Morgan State University were announced Friday. The new administration for the SGA will be run by Kenold Pierce, as president, and Bria Hill, as...

The Longest Serving Morganite: Ruthe Sheffey

Akira Kyles

March 27, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Described by many as an outstanding literary scholar, Ruthe Sheffey is by far the longest-serving faculty member in the history of Morgan State University, who is still leaving her mark on the school. In honor of the Morgan...

Republican Party Strategist, Ana Navarro Speaks at Morgan State

Akira Kyles

March 14, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Republican Party strategist and political contributor, Ana Navarro, uses the Morgan State University platform to address hot button issues in politics and remind audiences the directions the nation is headed. Morgan State invited...

Morgan State University Provost Resigns

Dominique Hunter, Campus News Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

The provost and senior vice president of academic affairs resigned from her position at Morgan State University and is expected to begin a new position as the president of Northeastern Illinois University on June 1. According...

Morgan State Police Prepare Drill for an Active Shooter

Dominique Hunter, Campus News Editor

March 9, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

The Office of Police and Public Safety at Morgan State University will hold a campus wide active shooter drill this academic year for training purposes in case the university experiences an active shooter. Morgan’s faculty,...

Clara I. Adams Honor’s College Fund Aim to Triple Scholarship Amounts

Akira Kyles

March 8, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) wants to triple the amount of money in scholarships for Morgan State University students in the year of 2018. As part of the Clara I. Adams Honor College lecture series, the TMCF gave...

Morgan Bears Get a Chance of Redemption in MEAC Tournament

Akira Kyles

March 8, 2018

Filed under SPORTS

The brackets are out and the men’s basketball MEAC Tournament began Monday for Todd Bozeman and the Morgan State University Bears. The team ended the regular season 11-18 overall and 7-9 in conference play. Morgan had a home...

Lady Bears Defeat Coppin Eagles to Advance In MEAC Tournament

Akira Kyles

March 6, 2018

Filed under SPORTS

It took senior Tykyrah Williams’ 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Morgan State University past crosstown rival Coppin State University, 58-51 in round one of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament at the Norfolk...

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