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Official student newspaper of Alabama State University

The Hornet Tribune

Official student newspaper of Alabama State University

The Hornet Tribune

Former Student Government Association president, alumnus, and eighth president of Alabama State University Leon Howard, Ed.D., accomplished so many groundbreaking innovations, systems, and programs during his tenure as president, including the creation of Bessie Sears Estell Hall and Martin Luther King Hall, a tactic used to raise enrollment drastically.
Howard encourages students to find purpose in life
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • November 27, 2021
Even though talent extraordinaire Ronald Handy is employed by Alabama State University, he has been a musical force throughout the nation performing and opening for various jazz, pop, R&B and gospel stars including saxophonist Kirk Whalum, vocalist Chrisette Michele; vocalist and song writer Alicia Keys, platinum selling vocalist Avant, and jazz group Pieces of a Dream and many more.
Handy says ASU helped him to grow as a musician and a man
Tammia Jacobs, Senior Staff Reporter • November 27, 2021
Former alumna and Miss Alabama State University 1986-87 Deltonya Rogers Warren serves as the assistant superintendent for Eufaula City Schools.  Warren has served in this role since 2019.
Warren emphasizes the importance of inspiration through education
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter • November 27, 2021
Editor-in-Chief Micah Sanders takes a minute from his busy schedule to talk to the chief executive officer of Alabama State University President Quinton T. Ross, Jr., Ed.D., about his vision and accomplishments for the 154-year-old Alabama State University.
After four years, Ross talks about his major accomplishments
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • November 27, 2021
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Editor-in-Chief Micah Sanders takes a minute from his busy schedule to talk to the chief executive officer of Alabama State University President Quinton T. Ross, Jr., Ed.D., about his vision and accomplishments for the 154-year-old Alabama State University.
After four years, Ross talks about his major accomplishments
Micah Sanders, Editor-in-Chief • November 27, 2021
ASU Stadium filled with excited fans for the Turkey-Day Classic game.
Students enjoyed renewed rivalry with Tuskegee
Camille Zanders, Staff Reporter/Writer • November 27, 2021
Thousands of alumni sit in the stadium stands, full of excitement and enthusiasm, as the Alabama State University Hornets sting the Tigers of Tuskegee University in the 97th Turkey Day Classic.
Alumni excited about returning for Turkey Day Classic
Khalil Stewart, Staff Reporter/Writer • November 27, 2021
(L-R) Linwood Whitten, Ph.D./D.C., Ronda Westry, Ph.D., and Freddie Williams Jr., serve as the assistant vice presidents of student affairs and enrollment management reporting to Derrick Brewster, Ed.D. Each new assistant vice president manages several departments within their expertise to ensure high-quality student life, engagement, and productivity.
Westry, Whitten, Williams selected as assistant vice presidents
Micah Sanders, Editor-In-Chief • November 20, 2021
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 26, 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
Are Greek Organizations showcasing leadership on campus?
Are Greek Organizations showcasing leadership on campus?
Micah Sanders, Editor-In-Chief • November 20, 2021
Should university administrators do more to build school pride?
Should university administrators do more to build school pride?
Cullen Davis, Staff Reporter/Writer • November 20, 2021
Astroworld and Travis Scott: Was he in the wrong?
Astroworld and Travis Scott: Was he in the wrong?
Micah Sanders, Editor-In-Chief • November 6, 2021
Celebrity showing off her dress at a red carpet event.
Celebrities: Do they have the right to privacy?
Micah Sanders, Editor-In-Chief • October 30, 2021
Hornets defense doing what they do best and preventing a touchdown in the third quarter.
Hornets finished this year’s contest rivalry with a sound victory 43-9
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • November 27, 2021
Hornet running back Ezra Gray finds an opening in the Bethune-Cookman defense and sprints past a Wildcat defender as the Alabama State University Hornets go on to defeat the Wildcats 38-24.
Hornets sting the Texas Southern Tigers
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • November 20, 2021
During the ASU vs. MVSU football game, quarterback Ryan Nettles receives the snap from a Hornets offensive lineman.
Hornets fall to MVSU Delta Devils
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • November 13, 2021
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Hornets’ second half gives them win over Rams
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • November 6, 2021
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Student leadership programs are essential for college students
Tammia Jacobs, Senior Staff Reporter/Writer • November 20, 2021

Having effective leadership skills can play a significant role in every aspect of a student’s life. Students progress through many stages that...

During the Alabama State University department of theater and dance fall performance, “New Growth,” this dancer extends her foot effortlessly in the air to insinuate the calm before the storm.”
"New Growth" dance recital provides Black power
Micah Sanders, Editor-In-Chief • October 23, 2021

With pointed toes, high leaps, and highly spirited acrobats, the Alabama State University department of theater and dance’s fall concert, “New...

Alumna Rosephanye Dunn Powell, Ph.D., has been hailed as one of America’s premier composers of choral music. She has a diverse and impressive catalogue of works published by some of the nation’s leading publishers, including the Hal Leonard Corporation, the Fred Bock Music Company/Gentry Publications, Oxford University Press and Alliance Music Publications. Her compositions include sacred and secular works for mixed chorus, women’s chorus, men’s chorus, and children’s voices.  Her style of composition is beautiful melodies, strong rhythmic emphasis, and rich harmonies.
Powell advises students to be passionate and purposeful
Kendal Manns, Senior Staff Reporter • November 27, 2021

“Your gifts will open doors for you, and if you are a genuine person, when that door opens, it will keep opening wider. If you have the talent...

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