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WEAA Has a New General Manager

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Mireille Grangenois, photo via Morgan State University

The public radio station housed on Morgan State University’s campus is under new leadership.

Marc Steiner Leaving Radio Show at WEAA to Focus on Film, Podcasts

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Steiner in 2015. Photo by Stefanie Mavronis, via Wikimedia Commons.

Marc Steiner is stepping away from his popular daily talk show at Morgan State-hosted public radio station WEAA-FM.

City-Zen: Meet Sina – Forest Forager, Hunter of Herbs and Daughter to Yahweh

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Welcome to City-Zen – a Q & A series with Baltimoreans sharing their thoughts on issues that are top-of-mind to many of us.  Whether we’re just starting out, raising a family, struggling to get by, or at the top of our game, we all have something in common.  Once realized, it’s easier to communicate and understand the perspective of those we might not take the time to connect with.  
Meet Sina C – A life-long Baltimore resident currently living in Northwood, Lasina has traveled and learned to adapt to many cultures.  She is a licensed Respiratory Therapist and attended BCCC and Coppin State University.

Morgan State Student Journalism Project Gets $100K Funding Boost

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Courtesy Morgan State University
Courtesy Morgan State University

Budding journalists at Morgan State have been focusing on covering city affairs, particularly underserved communities around Baltimore, since last spring. With a boost in funding from the Knight Foundation, they can expand their work in the field.

Morgan State Receives $5M for Baltimore City Scholarships

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Calvin and Tina Tyler

A retired UPS executive just gave Morgan State University its largest-ever monetary gift, and it won’t be used for a new building.

Watch the Morgan State Marching Band Be Awesome

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Photo by Jules Allen, via the New York Times
Photo by Jules Allen, via the New York Times

In the holiday hubbub, I almost missed this New York Times story about the glorious spectacle of black marching bands.

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Speak at Morgan State Graduation

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jesse_jacksonMorgan State will have a civil rights leader onhand Friday as they honor one of the movement’s biggest achievements. The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will be in Baltimore to give the keynote address at Morgan State’s commencement ceremony.

Morgan State Professor Offers Idea So Crazy It Just Might Work…

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A great place for kids? Photo via Wikipedia

At first, it seems like a terrible idea. Thousands of child migrants have been flooding into the United States from their homes in Central America, and a professor from Morgan State thinks we should send them to Guantanamo. Yes, that Guantanamo.

Hospitals and Universities Pledge to Revitalize Baltimore

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Photo via Twitter/@MayorSRB
Photo via Twitter/@MayorSRB

Have you heard the phrase “meds and eds”? It refers to the idea that hospitals and universities are the institutions with the money and power to revitalize struggling cities. Baltimore has a wealth of both.

The Baltimore City Anchor Plan is a formalization of Baltimore’s plans for meds and eds-based development. The eight hospitals and universities that signed on to the plan this week promised to prioritize four areas: public safety, local hiring, local purchasing, and quality of life in the city.

Morgan State Frat Gets In Trouble For Rejecting Gay Pledge

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Brian Stewart, a student at Morgan State University, dreamed of becoming a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the same frat his mentor had joined. But the day after his interview, he was rejected for reasons he didn’t understand. And then someone sent him copies of Facebook messages that KAP members had exchanged about him, which featured some colorful language describing his sexual orientation.

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