TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tuscaloosa native Markeith Madison, center on Stillman’s basketball team, was selected recently ...
Norman Golar is sitting behind his desk in Stillman College’s Cordell Wynn Center for the ...
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The year 2014 seems to be the “it” year for R&B songstress JoJo’s musical comeback. She is back with a vengeance. The singer has released an all-new extended play (EP), “#LoveJo,” which was released on Valentine’s Day courtesy of Atlantic Records after a nearly seven-year hiatus. For anyone who’s been wondering why the singer has [...]
The “Elite” Epsilon Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. held its annual Alpha Week, themed as Pharaohs of the Nile this year in mid-February. By all accounts, the week’s socials and gatherings took the chill off wintry days and nights. With a Sunday service on Feb. 16 to start the week with reverence, [...]
At least two of the month-long events celebrating black history had a lasting mark on students who attended two arts events honoring African-Americans who made a difference in the fine arts, music and poetry. In late February, a musical potpourri honoring black composers and an open mic featuring original poetry and short narratives honored artists [...]
Junior Jeraun Pogue recently made a name for himself — and Stillman — among historically black colleges and universities nationally. The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities selected Pogue and 74 other students for the honor of being the first group of so-called HBCU all-star ambassadors. Recently chosen for this honor, Pogue’s [...]
STILLMAN CAMPUS | Love and money – Do they ever really go hand-in-hand? On Valentine’s Day this year, they did that and more at an annual Financial Literacy Series workshop held by Educational Support Services on campus. During the workshop, the services’ staff handed out grant applications and served nachos for those students who missed [...]
Slavery has become, once again, a big part of our cultural conversation with movies like “Django: Unchained” and “12 Years a Slave” finding mainstream popularity and critical acclaim. But video games rarely touch the sacred cow of a subject. So when the standalone edition of “Freedom Cry,” the expansion for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, dropped [...]
Montgomery, Ala., native Samantha Thomas, a 21-year old junior biology major, was honored recently as Women’s Newcomer of the Week in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for her performance on the Lady Tigers basketball team. She said she was surprised at the announcement. “I just remain humble and continue to play,” Thomas said. She goes [...]
Within black history’s wide arch, Stillman has riches that unfold every day. In the spirit of celebrating campus culture, The Advance collected recipes from Stillman staff and faculty who entered favorite dishes in the 2013 Homecoming Cook-Off hosted by the Student Government Association last October. Prizes were awarded but, perhaps more important, students gathered with [...]
Stillman students are preparing soon to elect new leaders for the 2014-2015 Student Government Association cabinet. The positions for president, vice president of student affairs and vice president of academic affairs will be up for the taking, of the total seven elected offices in Stillman’s SGA. The campaign period for SGA candidates extends to 5 [...]