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What do I call you?

For as far back as we can remember, our Tiger mascot has not had a name.  He has been called the “Tiger”, or “TU Tiger”, or “Golden Tiger”, or even “Hey You in the Suit”.  But now the wheels are turning to find our Tiger a name.  So, a naming contest was held that allowed students, faculty, staff, alumni, and fans to suggest possible names for our feisty golden mascot. So, a committee made up of student leaders, cheerleaders, and representatives from alumni affairs and the communications office sorted through those suggestions and narrowed down the list to about five […]

A Tiger Who Roars

  Morgan Sinclaire Screws, (2017-2018) 1st Attendant to Miss Tuskegee University, continues to define that one doesn’t always have to win the title, to make a difference. Over the past few weeks, we saw three different events Screws hosted for not only the campus, but also the Tuskegee community. The first event was movie night on Logan Hall Lawn entitled, “A ROARING Night at the Movies”, paid homage to old Tuskegee. Students were invited to watch Sleepless starring Jamie Foxx and T.I.  Screws along with other Royal court members served free concessions for students to snack on during the showing. […]

Opportunity Begins with Education

        An event with a bold title took place on this past Wednesday night, September 27th. “Opportunity Begins with Education” was coordinated and sponsored by “Teach for America”, The Tuskegee Pre-Alumni Council, and the Gamma Phi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. The purpose of the event was to prepare students for the career fair that was taking place the next day. After the informational meeting, students were allowed to have their resume constructively critiqued. A powerpoint was presented that focused on multiple topics including networking, the “Elevator Proposal”, a list on how to succeed during […]

Where Are They Now?

Image via: Twitter Vision of a former slave, Lewis Adams, cultivated by Booker T. Washington, and currently stands at number four in ranking as a top Historical Black College and University, Tuskegee University is truly and will always be the pride of the swift growing south. Known for its paramount programs, Tuskegee Institute has produced the nation’s top engineers, behavioral health experts, agriculture specialist and health professionals. I had the opportunity to catch up with four recent graduates who took up various disciplines. Though from different walks of life and stages post-graduation, each graduate gives credit to Tuskegee for making […]

Yara Shadidi and Malia Obama: Selling out, or Doing Their Due Diligence

    Image via: Tumblr In a time within the realm of pop culture, where it seems as though the prime focus  is either who’s dating who’ and who is at odd with each other, a breath of exciting fresh air came along, especially within the African American community, when Yara Shididi of ABC’s Blackish, and the former First Daughter, Malia Obama, announced their decisions’ to attend Harvard University, most, if not all supporters assumed that due to the fact that Yara Shididi is an actress on such an apologetically empowering show to Black families, and that Malia Obama being the […]

The Traveler’s Among Us

       Image via : Campuslately.com The need for exploration has resonated in human nature throughout the history of time. Since the beginning everything about the world inhabited has remained a question. What to think, what to know, what to be ,are all luming articles of indecision that have affected every generation that has inhabited this earth. However, what has been proven is that mankind will travel to the ends of  the earth to find the answers to those very questions. Travel is a means of education that can broaden the mind. It allows the world to become your […]

NAACP Lends a Helping Hand

  Volunteering brings people of diverse backgrounds together in order to enhance our lives and create humbling experiences. The Community Service Committee of Tuskegee’s Chapter of the NAACP dedicated a day to visit and embrace the heroic veterans of the armed services of Tuskegee, Alabama. On December 12, 2015, the committee visited the Central Alabama Veteran’s Health Care System of Tuskegee, Alabama. During their trip to the Veteran’s Hospital, the student’s took time to visit each room within the hospital and talk to each individual veteran. As the veteran’s shared their experiences of being in the armed services, the students […]

Do HBCUs Feel the Bern?

January 14th marked the opening date of Democratic candidate, Bernie Sander’s, Historically Black College and University Tour. Stops on the tour are set to include Tennessee State University, Alabama State University, Jackson State University, Florida A&M University, Virginia State University, Howard University, the Atlanta University Center, and Benedict College. Throughout his campaign, Sanders has made notable efforts to speak on issues affecting the black and minority communities such as: criminal justice and income inequality. Sanders hopes to, not only encourage the voting action of students, but to also lobby for a heavier minority vote all around. Prominent members of the black […]

“How to Brighten Up Your College Experience”- Advice to Freshmen

          The end of the first semester of your first year in college is near, and I hope  everyone is having a positive and productive experience so far. I know from  experience this first semester has probably been overwhelming, but hopefully you  all have enjoyed it. For those who haven’t, I have come up with a few tips that might  help you enjoy the rest of your first year of college. First, get involved. If you come to college and sit in your room all day, nine times out  of ten, you will hate your time […]