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Month: October 2016

Career Fair to Feature 135+ Companies

Career Fair to Feature 135+ Companies

By Shayla Simmons The Career Development Center is hosting a Career Fair to end their Career Fair Prep Month. The event is in hopes that students will be able to land their own career after graduation. 135 companies are expected to be present for the […]

Muslim Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad discusses race in sport at Morgan State event

Muslim Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad discusses race in sport at Morgan State event

By Peter Schmuck The Baltimore Sun Olympic fencing medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad came to Morgan State University on Tuesday carrying the same message she delivered in Rio de Janeiro after becoming the first Muslim-American woman to compete and medal at the Olympic Games wearing a hijab […]

Homecoming 2016: Battle of the Dorms

Homecoming 2016: Battle of the Dorms

On October 10th the Battle of the dorms took place in Kean Hall! The battle was hosted by J Dukes who came all the way from South Carolina to host. The judges Jordan Gather, De’Janel Henry, and Thomas Lavallais was there to judge which student  represented their dorm with the best performance. In between the competition, there were amazing performances by the dance troupes, “Find out” followed by ”

In between the competition, amazing performances by the dance troupes, “Find Out” followed by “Hipnotyze” wowed the audience. After the students completed their performances, the host announced the first, second, and third place winners.

In 3rd place, was Tyrell Jones representing Hall Hall with a dance tribute. In second place was Khadeja from Mary Wilson hall with a lyrical rap. And last but not least, the Winner, Brandon Lenox from Hale Hall performed a poet about black lives and police brutality.

A Junior Mass Communications student with a concentration in Marketing, Editor-in-Chief Shayla Simmons is a native Marylander. Shayla self identifies her editorial writing to be her strongsuit with topics ranging from politics to social issues to pop culture commentary.

Haslam Announces Local Governing Board for Tennessee State University

Haslam Announces Local Governing Board for Tennessee State University

University to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the eight appointees to the newly created Tennessee State University (TSU) local governing board, giving the university increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its […]

Homecoming 2016: Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest

Homecoming 2016: Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest

By Khandi Wilson The theme for the 29th Annual Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest was “Celebrating a Legacy of Pride and Progress”. This year, the Department of Communications allotted more students to participate in this event; a total of 36 students had the opportunity to showcase […]