The Spokesman

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...

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 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...

Tom Joyner is set to be the Commencement Speaker for Spring 2018

Penelope Blackwell

April 2, 2018

Filed under BREAKING NEWS, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE

Radio personality, Tom Joyner, has been announced to keynote Morgan State University’s Spring 2018 commencement. The announcement was sent to the student body in a campus-wide email Monday. According to the announcement,...

Morgan State University has Access to the Bloomberg Terminal

Anthony Douglas, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, COLLEGE, Morgan Money Matters

Capital Markets offers a new program that teaches students how to trade and invest in the stock market. George Micheni, director of the Capital Markets lab in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management on the campus...

The Role of Religion on Morgan State University’s Campus

Penelope Blackwell

March 12, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS

To teach, or to sway? That is the question.  Are teachers expressing their religion in the classroom of Morgan State? “The more intelligent you are, the less religious you are.” It is a common phrase that many use to ...

Morgan State University’s Men’s Basketball Team Forfeits to Hampton University

Penelope Blackwell

February 27, 2018

Filed under BREAKING NEWS, CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced punishments for the Morgan State men’s basketball team for their role in the altercation and forfeit of the game this past Saturday at Hampton University. The game ended...

Morgan Men’s Basketball Tried but Failed to Bethune-Cookman

Penelope Blackwell

February 21, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, SPORTS

The Morgan State Bears played host to the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on Monday night. After being picked to finish ninth in the preseason poll, the Wildcats have been one of the surprise teams of the conference, currently sitting...

How Morgan Students Spend Their Sundays

Akira Kyles

February 14, 2018

Filed under CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES

For many students, Sunday is a day of doing homework and getting rest, not going to church. Sunday is seen as a day for church. The first official day of the week has long been held as a day of rest, fit for gatherings in local...

NCAA Places Sanctions on Morgan State’s Athletic Department

Akira Kyles

December 20, 2017

Filed under CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Morgan State University athletics program was rocked Tuesday by NCAA sanctions that will bar the university’s football, softball and women’s tennis programs from postseason play for a year and place the entire athletic...

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