May 22, 2023

GREENSBORO, NC - DECEMBER 07: The NCAA logo on the field during the Division III Women's Soccer Championship held at UNCG Soccer Stadium on December 7, 2019 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Messiah College Falcons defeated the William Smith Herons 1-0. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Welcome to the portal ‚ÄĒ where college athletes can risk it all for a shot at glory

By Jason Fuller The cost of tuition and fees for full-time students at Stanford University is just north of $56,000 a year, and the prestigious college accepts fewer than 4% of applicants. So when Myles Hinton, a native of Johns Creek, Ga., was accepted on a full scholarship in 2019, the moment wasn’t lost on


Beyond the Numbers: Howard Researchers Dive into Findings of Racism and Sexism Within Science, Medicine, and Education

By Amber D. Dodd In an intercollegiate, Howard University research article, it was determined that, through media, education and science, racism is still found throughout societal depictions of humanity. Rui Diogo, PhD, associate professor in the College of Medicine and Fatimah Jackson, PhD, a biology professor and director of the University’s Cobb Research Laboratory, led


Doc Rivers and the heartbreak of being an NBA head coach

By William C. Rhoden The Boston Celtics will advance to the Eastern Conference finals; the Philadelphia 76ers are going home. For Boston’s first-year coach Joe Mazzulla, the Celtics’ 112-88 blowout victory means the continuation of what has been an up-and-down postseason journey through the rough waters of being an NBA coach. For Philadelphia coach Doc


Talladega College Celebrates Its Largest Graduating Class Ever

Courtesy of Talladega College Talladega College celebrated its largest graduating class at the 148th commencement exercise Saturday, May 6. For the first time, commencement was held at the Dr. Billy C. Hawkins Student Activity Center. The 187 fall and spring graduates made a dramatic entrance, beginning their procession at Savery Library. They were preceded by


ASU’s CommUniversity COVID-19 Effort Extends to Itta Bena, Miss.

By Kenneth Mulliax Alabama State University‚Äôs Department of Health Services has extended its COVID-19 initiatives to the state of Mississippi. True to their calling, members of ASU‚Äôs healthcare team recently traveled to Itta Bena, Miss. and put ASU’s ideals of CommUniversity into high-gear by offering free COVID¬†testing and vaccinations and educational information. Dr. Joyce Loyd-Davis,


Maryland Inmates Complete Their First Semester at Bowie State

By David Thompson Seven incarcerated citizens at Jessup Correctional Institution have completed their first semester of courses offered by Bowie State towards a degree in sociology or a certificate in entrepreneurship. These male students were the first cohort of a new program launched in January that covers an inmates’ tuition and fees through federal Second