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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T8XrwOZifQ As Cheyney University reportedly struggles with debt and enrollment declines as well as concerns about its accreditation, president Aaron Walton has announced an ambitious fundraising campaign to help balance the budget for the first time in at least six years. “We will have a balanced budget,” Walton said at a...
For the second time in two years, the Faculty Senate at LeMoyne-Owen College has issued a vote of no confidence for LOC President Andrea Miller – this time on allegations that she presented the words of televangelist Joel Osteen as her own during the college’s recent convocation. By definition, that’s...
Earl G. “Butch” Graves Jr. was praised as the Southern Heritage Classic’s best speaker ever by the Rev. Dr. Roz Nichols, who gave the benediction at the Coaches Luncheon at the Sheraton Friday afternoon. A long-term measure of Graves’ effectiveness will be to what extent those who heard him pass...
More than just a couple of college teams vying for bragging rights -- and high-stepping bands that battle it out at halftime -- the Southern Heritage Classic is every bit a cultural celebration. In fact, that’s the evolved 2018 name: the 29th Southern Heritage Classic Cultural Celebration. It goes down...
I, like many other fans, am not one of those who piles into Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium primarily to watch the Tigers of Tennessee State University and Jackson State University duke it out on the gridiron during the Southern Heritage Classic. Many of us are there for the “real show”...
Kickoff for the 29th Annual Southern Heritage Classic was still several days away when Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover rolled into her hometown Wednesday evening. Don’t get it twisted. Glover is up for a good time. And while she gets her fill of such during the annual...
This time last year, Dr. William B. Bynum was only three months into his new job as President of Jackson State University — and working to win over students and alumni who weren’t sure he was the right fit. Some were concerned that Bynum isn’t a Mississippi native or even...
Attention Jackson State and Tennessee State fans looking forward to the Southern Heritage Classic this weekend: Nike wants you to just spend it – and they're offering a special promotion to help. From Sept. 6-10, the Nike Store in Frayser is offering a special 40 percent discount to JSU &...