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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 […]

Tuskegee Midshipmen Explore The Seas

Provided by TNROTC 2nd Class Cruise Every year, 2nd Class (2/C) Navy Options from NROTC programs around the country are sent to either Surface Warfare or Submarine Cruises. These Midshipmen (MIDN) are assigned to a ship in which they will perform daily tasks and become familiar with the duties of enlisted sailors. MIDN 2/C Deion Shamlee was assigned to a surface warfare ship this summer, representing Tuskegee University NROTC and shaping his character out in the fleet. MIDN Shamlee was assigned to the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, California. His favorite experience on cruise was making connections with other […]

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 […]

Go Pee!

http://www.allhealthynews.com/ People have a tendency to hold onto things that aren’t necessarily good for them. Urine happens to be one.  Surely, I’m not the only one who has sprinted to the bathroom. Other than inconveniencing yourself, your bladder’s health could be at risk. Making a habit of ignoring nature’s call can eventually lead to something called urinary retention, a real pain in the renal system. It is characterized by the inability to urinate while feeling like your bladder will erupt. It is one of the signs of urinary tract infections (UTIs) or bladder infections or worse cases, sexually transmitted infections […]

The Reader’s Corner

Animal Farm is a novel written by George Orwell that serves as an allegory personifying the events between the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Stalinist era through the eyes of the oppressed. The novel was written in a satirical format, as Orwell was one of the biggest critics of Stalin as well as communism.  The novel opens with a group of animals’ discontent with their current lifestyle on the farm in which they live. As the animals complain about their working conditions, they are encouraged by an old boar by the name of Old Major to fight for a […]

Back at it Again: Fashion Resurfaced

http://dapperlou.com/street/2014/8/25/perfect-harmony “What was I wearing?”  “Who let me out the house like that?”  I’m sure I’m not the only one who has looked back at outfits and trends and has tried to figure why or even how I came up with such a combination, right? Many of the items that we have in our closet that don’t seem to be in anymore, always seem to come back in style, but maybe with a twist. Fashion is all about creativity, resourcefulness and innovation. But how many of the fads that are out now are really new and fresh? Rarely any… Decades […]

Did Trump expect to make it this far?

AP/LM Otero Since the start of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has been the most talked about candidate in mainstream media. Almost every single news station is featuring Trump and a new scandal involving his campaign. As many people criticize Trump’s actions and comments, it brings a very interesting question: Did he ever expect to make it this far? “The Donald”, as he is commonly referred to, is known more as an American businessman and for his hit TV show “The Apprentice”. Through the years he has amassed an incredibly large fortune from various dealings ranging from real estate […]

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 […]

Into the

Tidal In our generation, art is considered indescribable. In Kanye West opinion, he believes  that his version of art is unique. We all know Kanye West: a controversial rapper, who is known for his innovative ideas and expressed his opinions in a very prideful way. Recently, West directed and produced a video called “Famous”, which is basically an art sculpture filled with very famous celebrities include himself, Kim Kardashian, Ray J, Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, Chris Brown, Ann Wintor, George Bush, Amber Rose,Rihanna  and Bill Cosby. These celebrities were seeing lying on a bed naked sleeping.   This video has […]