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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

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
Senior Jamil Edwards says that one of the major influences for him since he arrived is Carolyn Stevens, director of Academic Advisement. He admired the way that she always checked up on him to make sure he was good. Edwards is a rehabilitation service major from Pittsburg, California, where he attended Pittsburg High School. 
stressful and sometimes you can always use somebody to guide you.”
Senior Jamil Edwards always envisioned himself at ASU
Khalil Stewart, Assistant Sports Editor • May 6, 2022
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.
Listen to the editor-in-chief’s last hurrah
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • May 6, 2022
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Camille talks to Rolundus Rice, Ph.D., vice president of Academic Affairs at Rust College regarding his recent publication, Hosea Williams
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Hiram Ellis Jackson is the chief executive officer of Real Times Media (RTM), a multimedia company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
Hiram Ellis 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
In this Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., speaks during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on ‘worldwide threats to the homeland’, on Capitol Hill Washington. Thompson has sued former President Donald Trump, alleging Trump incited the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The lawsuit in Washington’s federal court alleges the Republican former president conspired with members of far-right extremist groups to prevent the Senate from certifying the results of the presidential election he lost to Joe Biden (John McDonnell/The Washington Post via AP, Pool).
Democrat's lawsuit accuses Trump of inciting deadly Capitol riot
Associated Press March 6, 2021
President Joe Biden meets with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Vice President Kamala Harris, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden reverses Trump ban on transgender people in military
Associated Press January 27, 2021
FILE - This April 1, 2013 file photo shows talk show host Larry King attends a season-opening baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles. King, who interviewed presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes during a half-century in broadcasting, has died at age 87. Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted that King died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87
Associated Press January 23, 2021
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd during Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y., in this Sunday, July 28, 2013, file photo. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86
Associated Press January 22, 2021
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...

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 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.
Listen to the editor-in-chief’s last hurrah
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • May 6, 2022
Column: America and European tension in Ukraine
Column: America and European tension in Ukraine
Cullen Davis, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • January 29, 2022
Column: Are we still using the phrase first Black in 2022?
Column: Are we still using the phrase "first Black" in 2022?
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • January 29, 2022
Column: We need more emphasis on extracurriculars
Column: We need more emphasis on extracurriculars
Camille Zanders, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • January 29, 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...

Melody Handy takes a moment from her busy schedule of performing to pose for a photo.  While at the Boykin Piano festival, the federation piano festival and ACES, Handy received phenomenal ratings. She reached the state level all four years of high school at the Alabama Music Teachers Association (ATMA) piano festival.
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Melody Handy
Micah Sanders and Darian Howell January 16, 2022

Home of soprano singers, saxophone players, and various other talents, the Alabama State University Department of Music is known for handcrafting...

Chick-fil-A franchise owner and Alabama State University alumnus Brandon Hurst exemplifies what it means to serve first and lead second, owning his first Chick-fil-A restaurant at the young age of 26.
Hurst prides himself on being a servant leader
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2022

The term leadership can be defined as the art of motivating a group of people to act toward achieving a specific goal or objective. However,...

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