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Tag: BET

The Quad
Pop Culture/Lifestyle

The Quad

By Karanah Knight BET’s The Quad depicts everyday life while living on campus at an HBCU. The show is centered around an HBCU but touches on topics both specifically relevant to HBCUs and college campus in general. Recently, the show has discussed rape on campus. In an episode, the President of Georgia A&M Dr. Eva Fletcher’s daughter Sydney Fletcher was sexual assaulted by the football team quarter back Terrence. The assault was unknown until a student on campus security guard leaked the video. The guard's reason for doing so was because the school security often over looks situations involving sexual assault on the campus. The video included Sydney Fletcher and the star quarter back of the football team, Terrance. Their were various different perspectives on the ...
Discussion of health, leadership highlight Legacy Lecture
Campus News, Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Discussion of health, leadership highlight Legacy Lecture

On March 21 Lincoln held a convocation for the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation Inc.’s 2013 Legacy Lecture Series at the International Cultural Center. The theme for the event was “Educating Student Leaders to be Healthy, wealthy and Wise.” The convocation was hosted by BET’s Jeff Johnson along with panelists that were business professionals and entrepreneurs informing students about leadership, professionalism, and personal health. “We want to get Black students to learn through self-empowerment now not later and get them up to date with current state of affairs,” stated by Thomas Dortch, Jr., chairman of the Hall of Fame Foundation. The Hall of Fame Foundation is an organization focusing on development and growth of HBCUs and their students with training and...