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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 […]



MT Editorial Endorsement: Pick Your Poison – Gatewood v. Swint

Pick Your Poison: Gatewood vs. Swint Editorial Board Moriba Cummings, Dawnn Anderson, James Parker Arts & Entertainment Editor, Associate Campus News Editor, Campus News Editor In honor of the Student Government Associa...
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A Moment of Self-Reflection with Vanessa Bell Calloway

Two weeks ago, I was given an assignment to interview someone who works in an above-the-line position in the film industry. I didn’t know where to start or how I was even going to get in contact with someone who had enough fr...
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Where Did They Go Wrong? Evaluating a Failed Agenda

The Morehouse SGA Senate, typically regarded as the spine of student advocacy on campus, has failed to carry out its agenda, some say. And now, students from various corners of campus are evaluating the senate ahead of Spring E...
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Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr.’s Inaugural Address

On February 14, 2014 at approximately 2:00 PM, Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr. ’79 delivered his Inaugural Address to a crowd of 2,000 people in Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ge...
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Self-Love: Two Roses for Timothy

This Valentine’s Day was the best Valentine’s Day of my life. It was not the best Valentine’s Day, because I found a companion, or because I had sex. In fact, neither the former or the latter occurred, but rather it was a...
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