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Update: Campus Crash at Morehouse College

On Sunday night around 11:15 p.m., an inebriated driver lost control of his vehicle by the entrance of Morehouse College, damaging the stairs leading to the platform on impact. Pictures of the aftermath circulated later that night on social media accounts of Atlanta University Center students. Senior Economics major Denzell Caldwell initially saw images of […]

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The Best Man Holiday: A Clear Portrayal of Black Excellence

“Black don’t crack.” – This adage is considered the holy grail of Black Hollywood descriptions. While these words are often used to dub the outward aesthetics of an individual(s), such limitations are not subject to the cast of The Best Man Holiday, as each character displays awe-inspiring growth both physically and theatrically, ultimately resulting in […]

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Opinion: Despite Reed Victory, Challenges Ahead For Atlanta Mayor

The crowd’s tenor reached its height in the early evening at the reelection celebration for Mayor Kasim Reed at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Atlanta. In more ways than one, his reelection was so much more than a citizen-backed re-affirmation of the status quo. Kasim Reed’s reelection is a testament to the city’s fiscal state, […]

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Was Jon Huntsman’s Morehouse Visit A Test For 2016?

Politicians are infamous for sticking to traditional ideologies and preaching repetitive rhetoric. They are usually more concerned with pleasing their parties and earning votes, than working to solve issues, as their job description suggests. Those characteristics do not apply to former Republican Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Jr., who spoke before a crowded audience at Morehouse […]

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AUC Students Begin New Campaign Against Sex Trafficking

Spelman students LaDarrien Gillette, class of 2016, and Camille Henderson , class of 2015, have begun a campaign to raise awareness about child sex-trafficking in Atlanta. The “WOWpriceless” initiative, consisting of Atlanta University Center students, shifts the international discussion of sex trafficking to a domestic issue by focusing on educating the local community. Henderson, a […]



Morehouse Students Create Mobile Drinking App

Four Morehouse students are attempting to change the way people have fun. Craig Stewart, Shan Holder, Brandon Connor, and C. Tim Branch have collaborated to create a mobile application that will show you what drinking game is b...
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SafeSpace, Sociology Department Offers New LGBT Course

Some would say Morehouse College consists of a homogeneous demographic though it regularly boasts of having an aura of diversity that is often ignored from the outside looking in. This realization of diversity has taken new f...
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Black president = no love for all-male black institution?

Since his inauguration, President Barack Obama has been the commencement speaker   at both Notre Dame and Arizona State University. Many men of Morehouse awaited the day the nation’s first Black president would grace centur...
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Morris Brown: The Step Child of All HBCUs

This past August, President Robert Franklin opened convocation saying, “We are a historically Black college, but not exclusively Black.” In the same way, “We are a historically Baptist college, but not exclusively Baptist...
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ATLANTA – The report of the EMT states that they discovered Kendrick Johnson “exposed from mid torso to head and arms”. This discovery of Kendrick Johnson is in direct contradiction to the report of the Sheriff’s Office...
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