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Bears drop final home contest of the season

Benjamin McKnight

November 6, 2016

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

Morgan State University’s football could not get it done in their final home game of the season as they were defeated 41-10 by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats. Both the Bears and Wildcats entered the game with identical...

Students raise concerns of safety following recent nearby shootings

Benjamin McKnight

November 2, 2016

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME

After 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...

Morgan students serve community through weekend tutoring

Benjamin McKnight

October 25, 2016

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS & ORGS

The Morgan State University Tutoring Corps officially opened its doors for this semester two weekends ago, giving parents and guardians the chance to register their children for tutoring services at the university. Run by the...

Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Benjamin McKnight

October 25, 2016

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Founded in 1867, Morgan State University will end its fall semester celebrating their 150th anniversary, launching a celebration of its sesquicentennial during the December 16 commencement. David Wilson, Morgan’s president,...

Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Benjamin McKnight

October 21, 2016

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Morgan State University football team has a chance to knock off the top seed in the MEAC, the North Carolina Central Eagles and give them their first conference loss of the season. With the Bears winning two of their last...

Homecoming concert brings in new generation of stars

Benjamin McKnight

October 19, 2016

Filed under MUSIC

This week wouldn’t truly be homecoming week at Morgan State University without its highly anticipated annual concert. This year, the bill has lived up to the hype, consisting of rappers Lil Uzi Vert, Shy Glizzy and A Boogie...

Morgan State and The Undefeated gather for star-powered symposium

Benjamin McKnight

October 19, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

The late Malcolm X once gave a speech in 1962, in which he said, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman.” Decades later, a group of professional black women in both sports in journalism met Tuesday...

The Undefeated to host symposium at Morgan

Benjamin McKnight

October 18, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

When ESPN’s The Undefeated was just an idea in the making, nobody was sure what the end result of the network’s progressively black offshoot would be. Five months after its launch on May 17, The Undefeated will be making...

Mr. Morgan receives backlash for ‘All Lives Matter’ comments

Benjamin McKnight

October 7, 2016

Filed under SECTIONS

Morgan State University student leader, Mr. Morgan Andrew Mitchell, has received serious backlash following his Instagram post, expressing his views on "All Lives Matter" and "Black Lives Matter." On Thursday evening, Morgan...

Morgan names new athletic director

Benjamin McKnight

October 4, 2016

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

Months after searching for a replacement to Morgan State University’s former athletic director, who retired in June, a new athletic director has been officially named. In an announcement to the Morgan community via email,...

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