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Theatre Morgan takes a revolutionary look to present day issues

Benjamin McKnight

October 4, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, THEATER

Morgan State University's theater department presented an evening of one-acts in the play the “Dutchman & The Last Revolutionary” this past weekend. The play was directed by former The Wire actor and current Morgan pr...

Family and friends gather to remember Marcus Edwards

Benjamin McKnight

September 28, 2016

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Nearly 400 people packed into Judah Temple AME Zion Church in Mitchellville, which needed two extra rooms to hold the amount of overflow. Hundreds of cars were parked as far as three blocks away from the service, to pay respect...

Classic film hits the stage at Murphy Fine Arts Center

Benjamin McKnight

September 27, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, THEATER

“Love Jones: The Musical” brought together an all-star cast to wow the audience with a modern rendition of a 90’s classic in the Murphy Fine Arts Center this past weekend. MC Lyte and “Love Jones” writer and director...

Lady Bears collect first season win against Hampton

Benjamin McKnight

September 24, 2016

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

After a winless non-conference performance in the first month of the season, the Morgan State University Lady Bears opened MEAC play earning their first season win against the Hampton University Lady Friday evening, 3-1. “It...

Morgan choir returns to the nation’s capitol for ‘Freedom Sounds” celebration

Benjamin McKnight

September 24, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Morgan State University choir will be performing at “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration”, in concurrence with the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture festivities. The festival...

Campus President’s town hall highlights major changes

Benjamin McKnight

September 21, 2016

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

The annual town hall meeting hosted by campus president David Wilson began in a somber fashion on Tuesday night as Wilson opened up with a few words about Marcus Edwards, 21, the Morgan State University sophomore social work major...

Morgan community reflects on community violence through “Mother’s Lament”

Benjamin McKnight

September 18, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, THEATER

The Murphy Fine Arts Center on Morgan State University hosted a multimedia concert adaptation of the play Mother's Lament on Saturday evening. The event came to fruition from minds of composer Dr. James Lee III, creator of the v...

Baltimore librarian appointed to lead at the Library of Congress

Benjamin McKnight

September 15, 2016

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

The United States Senate has made history yesterday in swearing in Carla Hayden, the first African American woman to lead as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden’s career has exceedingly prepared her for the demands in...

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