Easter egg hunt delights tots, youth at Benjamin Barnes

Toddlers pulling parents and grandparents by the hand, eagerly sought out brightly colored eggs dotting ...

BILINGUAL BLOG: Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014 – The long goodbye

On Thursday, April 17th, Gabriel García Márquez, famous Colombian novelist and Nobel Prize winner in literature, passed away at the age of 87. Born March 6, 1927, in Aracataca, Colombia, Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (also known as “Gabo”), was a novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist. Marquez started out as a journalist [...]

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Students: Experience of the BEEP program ‘remarkable’

A day-long business seminar last Friday gave Stillman students insights into how to make industry contacts, seek internships and develop jobs skills in Stinson Auditorium. Local and regionally-based black executives, many of whom are Stillman graduates, served as panelists at the Black Executive Exchange Program, in its 23rd year with the National Urban League and [...]

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Softball update: Tigers pull in wins, celebrate senior day

On Saturday the Lady Tigers Softball team won three out of four games played with Kentucky State University. Heading into the championships this weekend, Stillman’s softball team has a 20-26 record this season. In the first game, the Lady Tigers opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning. Barklie Chancellor had a two-run [...]

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New boxes prove popular at Stillman Post Office

Stillman’s iconic post office boxes, ones that were a mainstay from the mid 1960s, were overhauled with all new, more efficient boxes. The more than 1,000 new post office boxes open with a key in lieu of a combination so are easier to use, said Stillman’s Director of Auxiliary Services Zelda Lee and Post Office [...]

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Elizabeth Caver honored with prestigious UNCF award

Sophomore biology major Elizabeth Caver has been named a recipient of a $25,000 UNCF Rising Stars scholarship for 2014-2015. The announcement was broadcast Sunday via BET TV’s “An Evening of Stars,” program with host Anthony Anderson. She and Stillman Interim President Peter Millet were featured in the pre-recorded show, segments of which were taped on [...]

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Movie review: ‘Ride Along’ sends viewers on an unexpected ride

What happens when the ride you thought you were taking turns out to be one filled with unexpected twist and turns? That’s exactly what happens when main characters Kevin Hart and Ice Cube embark on a trip filled with laughter, crime and uncertainty. Directed by Tim Story and written by Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil [...]

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NCAA program boosts athletes chances of completing degree

Being a college athlete may seem easy, but to succeed in both sports and academic coursework is everything but that. With the help of NCAA’s Division II Degree Completion Award Program, athletes have a chance to complete their academic studies with some assistance. The program was established in 2001 to provide student-athletes financial support in [...]

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BLOG: Tennis teams win SIAC championship

Now it’s official. Stillman College’s tennis teams won the SIAC Championship 2014. On Saturday, April 12, the final of the SIAC Tennis Championship, hosted by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College, was taken over by both the men and women’s Tiger teams for a second time. After a really long, hot day, the tennis team [...]

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Barnes’ baseball opener pitches in for kids’ health, campus improvement grants

Parents and 12 Little League baseball teams cheered Saturday in sunlit skies and relaxed under covered bleachers  for Benjamin-Barnes’ YMCA season opener. Athletes 7-12 displayed their skills in hour-long games. Along with the 2014 Baseball Jamboree exhibition, players and visitors lunched on hot dogs cooked on an outdoor grill, received handouts on children’s health and [...]

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BRIEFS: U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell to host financial topics seminar; Auditions for dance, flag, cheerleading set

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell will host a financial literacy seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Wynn Center on Stillman’s campus. Hosted by Rep. Sewell and Stillman College, the event is free and open to the public and all members of the Stillman community. The format will include vendors who will be at [...]

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