Author: Kenneth Lee

Tuskegee vs Kentucky St: Chase for the Championship

Taken by Carlo Catalan  There is nothing like a Homecoming Saturday at Tuskegee University. The atmosphere of the crowd and the chants of the student section makes for an unforgettable experience. Despite the annual celebration of alumni, the Golden Tigers football team has to take to the field for a serious matter.  The undefeated Golden Tigers are nearing the end of their season in a quest for a trip to the SIAC Football Championship game and their fourth consecutive NCAA Playoff berth.  The Golden Tigers are ranked 5th in the nation which marks the highest ranking in school history. The […]

Tuskegee vs. UNC Pembroke: Battle of the Defenses

Photo provided by: Carlo Catalan The Golden Tigers, ranked 14th in the polls, are early in the season and currently undefeated with a 4-0 record. The team is coming off of a huge divisional victory, this past weekend against Lane College winning 38-7.  The  Golden Tigers picked up their fourth win of the season in the blowout against Lane College. This game was one of the more critical games of the year for Tuskegee. Playing in their first divisional game of the season meant that our Golden Tiers had to excecute in order to inch closer towards the conference title […]

Taking A Knee For Justice

THE ARON W. HENDERSON/GETTY IMAGES During the War of 1812, the lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote a poem about the events of the attack at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD.   This turned out to be what Americans call the National Anthem and what is considered the war cry for freedom in this country. On August 26,2016, during the San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers pre-game ceremonies quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the play of the anthem. He told reporters that the reason why he didn’t stand was to bring awareness to the current issues […]

Lacrosse the Yard

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in America. When you watch college lacrosse, you expect to see the powerhouse names like John Hopkins, Maryland, and Duke who have the most established programs in the country; however, when you think of a HBCU with a powerhouse lacrosse team, you will probably scratch your head. Your confusion is understandable. Prior to Hampton becoming the first HBCU to field a Division 1 lacrosse team, there were only 4 other programs in the country. Howard stands as the only HBCU in Division 1 women’s lacrosse. Delaware State also has a women’s program. […]

Madea Goes to Grauation 2016

Taken by Tuskegee University May 7th marks the day of the Class of 2016 Commencement at Chappie James Arena in Tuskegee, AL. The crowd was packed full of parents and relatives for one of the most anticipated days of a college students life. The Class of 2016 produced 520 graduates. For all of the students who graduated, this was developing into a moment that they would remember for a lifetime. The commencement was headlined by famed actor and director Tyler Perry, who also received his first honorary degree from Tuskegee University. Perry spoke to the graduates very passionately as he […]