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New Royal Court Elected

On April 9th, Jasmine McCollum, a Junior from Tupelo, Mississippi, majoring in Chemical Engineering was crowned to reign as the 92nd Miss Tuskegee University. Inspired by her mentors, Courtney “Alexis” Landrum who served as the 89th Miss Tuskegee University and a family member who is a part of the Miss Tuskegee University lineage, McCollum was drawn to one day vie for the crown. “Being in the presence of style, grace and poise and seeing how those women encouraged others to create their own legacy inspired me to be selfless and want to serve Mother Tuskegee,” McCollum said. Running on the […]

Students Push University to Make Commencement In-Person

On April 8th, Tuskegee University released the news that the 2021 Spring Commencement Exercises will now be held in-person on May 30th at Cramton Bowl Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. The ceremony will celebrate the students who earned degrees in the Fall 2019, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020, and Spring 2021. The ROTC Commissioning, the Nursing Capping and Pinning Ceremony, and the School of Education’s Induction Ceremony will also have in-person ceremonies. This news excited many students, as they were the ones who helped make this happen. A year into the COVID-19 Pandemic, all university events were forced to transition to […]

Student Participation Increasing During SGA Week

Excitement is in the air as students experience their first virtual SGA (Student Government Association) Week. The Pulse Administration planned a week full of virtual and in-person events for all Tuskegee University students to enjoy. With their “Islands” theme, the events occurred the week of April 18th to April 24th. With last year’s SGA Week being cancelled due to COVID-19, students have been more eager than ever. The thirteen events throughout the weeks have been planned to accommodate students who are in the Tuskegee area and for those students who may be taking classes at home. The SGA Week events […]

‘Zoom Fatigue’ Is A Real Thing — Here’s What We Can Do About It

Since the COVID-19 Pandemic hit last year and forced all learning to go online, Zoom video conferencing has become an extremely convenient tool. It is utilized for virtual happy hours, virtual birthday parties, and even virtual funerals. On top of utilizing Zoom for our social lives, we attend a day full of class in the same spot for hours while staring at a computer screen. As we currently undergo our third e-learning semester, students are burning out faster than usual. Whether we would like to admit it or not, researchers believe a main cause of burnout and stress among students […]

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Homecoming – Skegee Style!!

Excitement is in the air! Students on campus have been gliding along with a list of Homecoming activities all week for students. The Golden Voices Concert Choir kicked it off with the Gospel Concert. Then, on-the-yard activities kept the ball rolling. The comedy show on Tuesday night was hilarious. Desi Banks and Darren Brand had us rolling in the aisles. Students have been looking forward to the Concert featuring Moneybagg Yo, Young Nudy, CalBoy, and Webbie. Some students have even gone out and bought new outfits for the concert. Ladies, don’t forget to get your hair and nails done early […]

Shop for Golden Tiger gear online

The Campus Bookstore has now launched an online store goldentigergear.com, where you can buy numerous golden tiger items. After it’s grand opening promotion, the online store will be offering special discounts and sales, and discounts to alumni throughout the year. Fans are sure to love the “design your own custom jersey” feature. Fans can sign up for promotions and make suggestions for other merchandise that the store can carry. The items that you purchase are usually shipped within 24 hours. The available merchandise includes clothing apparel, drinkware, tailgating supplies, many assortments of gifts, and more. All merchandise sold through the […]

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What’s new on the first day of class

It’s the first day of class–the beginning of the semester–and the start of new friendships.  Some students show off their new clothes that they bought over the summer.  Some have new hair styles, or new “do’s” that they want to show off. Will that guy who sits in the third row have a new haircut? Or will that girl in the front row  look a little fatter because she ate a lot during the summer break?  There are a lot of things that go on in your mind on the first day of classes. Did I get all the books […]

A Royal Welcome

  Greetings,   On behalf of the Tuskegee University 2017-2018 Royal Court, welcome back to TU because U already Know that this year is going to be amazing! To the Freshman Class of 2021, once again, I welcome you to Tuskegee University where you will have the chance to lay the solid foundation of your promising futures yet to come.   Tuskegee University has been a life-changer for me.  I came to Tuskegee University from a predominantly white institution where I stood out because I was not the stereotypical small-town African-American Girl. I was the Co-Captain of the Soccer Team, […]

Tuskegee Remembers its Fifth President: Benjamin F. Payton

www.al.com On September 28, 2016 Tuskegee University lost its longest standing president—President Benjamin Franklin Payton. Payton, a South Carolinian native, graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Divinity in Physical Theology and later from Yale University with a Ph. D in Ethics. After an extensive academic teaching career; his presidency at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina; and his term of program officer of Education and Public Policy for the Ford Foundation in New York City, Payton was named President of Tuskegee University in 1981.  Throughout his 29 year presidency Payton accomplished some revolutionary feats and cultural changes for […]

New Beginnings for The NewTigers

Take by Tuskegee University This year was the first since the ending of the Linking Academic Success to Engagement and Resilience (L.A.S.E.R) week program here a Tuskegee University. Originally known as the Orientation to Academic Success using Innovative Strategies (OASIS) program from its inception, now New Student Orientation (NSO) week is designated for incoming freshmen and transfer students to provide a well-guided transition into their collegiate careers as new members of the gold tiger family. Many alumni, currents students, and faculty, have expressed fond memories and the necessity of the program, and this year was no different.  After the retirement […]