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The Hornet Tribune

Official student newspaper of Alabama State University

The Hornet Tribune

Official student newspaper of Alabama State University

The Hornet Tribune

Ariana Buck was always into art when she was younger. She would hang out with artists, go to a lot of museums, and have a lot of art in her room. She even had the opportunity to go to the Art Institute of Chicago after graduating high school, but chose to attend Alabama State University as this has been a family legacy.
Senior Ariana Buck is at her best as she departs ASU
Kendal Manns, Sports and Intramurals Editor • May 7, 2022
Senior Kendarrius Mathews believes that the support of his professors provided substantial encouragement, motivation and mentorship that helped him to complete his studies.  He said that they thoroughly invested in him, supporting him all the way through, inside and outside of the classroom.  Mathews is an elementary education major who initially started his journey at the university in 2016.
Senior Kendarrius Mathews to teach youth in his future
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • May 7, 2022
Spending some of her time in the Levi Watkins Learning Center before May 6, graduating senior Arielle Pritchett, a fine arts major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, considers those challenging moments of difficulty to be bittersweet as the stress that she has encountered has helped her to become the woman that she is today.
Senior Arielle Pritchett finds herself through hardship
Camille Zanders, Alumni Connection Editor • May 7, 2022
Senior Deborah Maseba Isoboye Warmate credits her activeness in organizations and her faith in God to her continued success at Alabama State University.  Initially, she applied to several schools in the United Kingdom, where her parents obtained their degrees and received a scholarship, however it was not as much scholarship money as she received at Alabama State University.
Senior Deborah Warmate credits activism, faith to success
Tammia Jacobs, Lifestyles Editor • May 6, 2022
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Hiram Eric Jackson to serve as commencement speaker
Hiram Eric Jackson to serve as commencement speaker
Staff Report, The Hornet Tribune • May 5, 2022
Award winners from the regional competition earlier this spring include (L-R) Ronald Martin, Micah Sanders, Lateef Okolo, Khalil Stewart and (center) Camille Zanders. Each of these students will be submitting their work for the ACP national competition.
The Hornet Tribune prepares for national competition
Denise Ringo, Staff Reporter/Writer • May 5, 2022
After two years of working as a reporter and editor, Kendal Manns, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, will take over as the 2022-23 editor-in-chief of The Hornet Tribune, the oldest Black college newspaper in the nation. His term began on May 1, 2022.
Student Media Board taps Manns as new leader of the campus newspaper
Staff Report, The Hornet Tribune • May 5, 2022
Richard Seman, Dr. Jason Cable, David Jeanne Grandinot, Kristofer Johnson, Juan Rodriguez, Ruan Du Preez, Niila Magga, Samrakshyak Bajracharya, Matis Amier, Anuk Christiansz, and Chris Andre.
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
Kendal Manns, Sports and Intramurals Editor • April 23, 2022
Ariana Buck was always into art when she was younger. She would hang out with artists, go to a lot of museums, and have a lot of art in her room. She even had the opportunity to go to the Art Institute of Chicago after graduating high school, but chose to attend Alabama State University as this has been a family legacy.
Senior Ariana Buck is at her best as she departs ASU
Kendal Manns, Sports and Intramurals Editor • May 7, 2022

“Good. Better. Best. Do not rest until your good is better and better is your best.” This is a quote that new Alabama State University graduating...

Senior Kendarrius Mathews believes that the support of his professors provided substantial encouragement, motivation and mentorship that helped him to complete his studies.  He said that they thoroughly invested in him, supporting him all the way through, inside and outside of the classroom.  Mathews is an elementary education major who initially started his journey at the university in 2016.
Senior Kendarrius Mathews to teach youth in his future
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • May 7, 2022

May 6, 2022, for some, is just a regular day that comes and goes on a calendar, but for others, it will dramatically change their lives forever. Stemming...

Spending some of her time in the Levi Watkins Learning Center before May 6, graduating senior Arielle Pritchett, a fine arts major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, considers those challenging moments of difficulty to be bittersweet as the stress that she has encountered has helped her to become the woman that she is today.
Senior Arielle Pritchett finds herself through hardship
Camille Zanders, Alumni Connection Editor • May 7, 2022

College is known to come with challenges that often force character development within a student. Whether it is personal, professional, or...

Micah Sanders, a senior boadcast journalism major, takes a minute to adjust the settings on his video camera before he takes some footage of Alabama State University.  Sanders is a DeSoto, Texas, native who was offered an academic scholarship to attend the university.  Since arriving, he has maintained his status as an honor student and hopes to have a career in the film industry.
Senior Micah Sanders vows to continue to take initiative
Kendal Manns, Sports and Intramurals Editor • May 7, 2022

Taking initiative even when you are not guaranteed success is a big step in an individual’s quest to become a professional. To go far,...

Micah Sanders, a senior boadcast journalism major, takes a minute to adjust the settings on his microphone before he takes some footage of Alabama State University.  Sanders is a DeSoto, Texas, native who was offered an academic scholarship to attend the university.  Since arriving, he has maintained his status as an honor student and hopes to have a career in the film industry.
Listen to the editor-in-chief’s last hurrah
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • May 6, 2022
Column: Should women be penalized for choosing to have an abortion?
Column: Should women be penalized for choosing to have an abortion?
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • April 16, 2022
Column: Were vaccines necessary? The world reverting back to pre-COVID-19
Column: Were vaccines necessary? The world reverting back to pre-COVID-19
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • March 6, 2022
Column: The Blackball of it all: Was comedian MoNique in the wrong?
Column: The "Blackball" of it all: Was comedian Mo'Nique in the wrong?
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • February 20, 2022
The Southwestern Athletic Conference Bowling Champions, the Alabama State University Hornets, arrive home from Arlington, Texas after beating the Southern University Jaguars on March 27.  Pictured are Head Coach Andrew Chatmon, Savanna Razor, Bailee Chapman, Athletic Director Jason Cable, Emily Price, Emani Davis, Lyric O’Steen, Alahna Degray, President Quinton T. Ross, Jr., Ed.D.
BOWLING TEAM: SWAC CHAMPIONS
Kendal Manns, Sports and Intramurals Editor • April 13, 2022
Trace Young’s 21 points led a late second-half rally that helped the Hornets beat the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats 79-73.
Hornets overcome deficit behind Young's big game
Khalil Stewart, Assistant Sports Editor • January 29, 2022
The Alabama State University Hornets (6-10) defeated the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats (3-14) 81-64 in the Hornet’s return home to the Dunn Oliver Acadome on Jan. 29.
Fourth quarter Hornet explosion pushes team past BCU Wildcats
Kendal Manns, Sports Editor • January 29, 2022
The Alabama State University Hornets (5-11) dropped a tight contest 67-64 against the Texas Southern University Tigers (4-11) on Jan. 24 after going cold in the fourth quarter.
Cold streak leads to Hornets' loss against Texas Southern
Kendal Manns, Sports Editor • January 29, 2022
Homosexuality has emerged as a “normalized sexual and lifestyle practice” in mainstream media. Famous musical artists like Lil Nas X have gained Billboard success while outwardly promoting homosexuality.
Students possess various views about same-sex parenting
Tammia Jacobs, Hornet Living Editor • January 29, 2022

Societal attitudes toward homosexuality vary significantly amongst different cultures, periods and age groups. Thereby, attitudes toward sexual...

Review: West Side Story (2021)
Review: "West Side Story" (2021)
Keion Carter, Arts & Entertainment Writer/Reporter • March 5, 2022

★★★ Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Rita Moreno, Rachel Zegler In...

Alumna and retired business education professor Emma A. Faulk, M.Ed., became one of the nine Black students chosen to begin the racial integration of Stanhope Elmore High School, founded in 1965.
Faulk urges students to get a true HBCU experience
Tammia Jacobs, Senior Staff Reporter • July 15, 2022

Sometimes, faculty members rarely understand the impact that they can have on their students, until one day a student sends a note or returns...

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