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“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 […]

Golden Tigers’ Golden Quarterback

Whether the Golden Tigers quarterback, Kevin Lacey, is motivating his teammates on the sidelines or gearing up to throw a game winning touchdown pass, he personifies the essence of a true leader. For 3 years now, Lacey has been an integral member of the Golden Tigers football team. Lacey shared that he believes his energy and attitude have the biggest impact on his teammates. He stated, “I try to be upbeat and energetic all day. Good vibes keep the mood up at practice. In regards to the upcoming season, Lacey expressed that he, along with teammates, are more “excited […]

10 Did you know facts

DID YOU KNOW?? The word “Tuskegee” means “warrior” in the Muscogee-Creek dialect. More than 70 percent of Black veterinarians in America today are Tuskegee University graduates. Tuskegee University’s band is the oldest HBCU marching band. The university is also the only college or university in the nation to ever be designated a National Historic Site by the U.S. Congress. Macon County originally included neighboring cities, Union Springs and Auburn. There were ten people in the first graduating class at Tuskegee on May 28, 1885. Macon County was created by the Alabama legislature on December 18, 1832 from […]

Knowledge is Empowering

One of the greatest desires amongst the human species is knowledge. We are naturally inquisitive and curious; however, this desire is deeper than simply wanting to know about something. Knowledge is a thirst that can never be quenched and this places us in an eternal pursuit of answers. The adage, “Knowledge is power,” is commonly used to define this desire, and in many senses it proves to be correct. It explains that people want to learn so that they can have power over others, but power is only a potential result of obtaining knowledge. What happens in between obtaining knowledge […]

Finals Are Approaching

December is here, which means it’s the holiday season, right? Wrong! It also means the most crucial time of the year for students. Nonetheless, it’s just two weeks left before you hop in your car or on a plane and head back to your family for tons of fun and food. We are trying to prepare ourselves for comprehensive exams, extremely long research papers, or worse… group assignments. With these helpful tips, you will surely be prepared to the end this semester on a great note: Sleep. This is the most important tip that could be given. Sleep is one […]

Midterms Got You Stuck?

It is the middle of the semester. You are trying to enjoy homecoming and parties with your friends, right? Are you celebrating a victory of overcoming extremely hard midterms? Or, are you trying to forget and suppress your failure in the middle of the semester? Everyone has that one teacher, you know, that really grinds your gears. You know… the one that assigns an extremely hard midterm that creates stress beyond measures. But, you excel and passed the test anyway or maybe you don’t. You might even consider dropping the class because you just know there is no way you can pass […]