Thursday, October 28

Tag: HBCU’s

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 ...
Betsy DeVos and the Fate of HBCUs
News & Current Affairs

Betsy DeVos and the Fate of HBCUs

By Sandra Glover   Since Nov. 7., President Trump’s nominee Betsy Devos for Sectary of Education has been met with massive criticism about her “biased” views of education and her intentions for the education system  in the United States. For decades, billionaire major-republican donor and advocate for school choice Betsy DeVos has spent her career supporting the direction of taxpayers money into vouchers for private schools and the expansion of public funding for privately run schools. Upon hearing President Trump’s choice for Sectary of Education,  The ACLU of Michigan encouraged the congress to investigate DeVos records, where they brought light to her school vouchers which are  “a misguided idea that diverts taxpayer dollars into private and parochial schools and pe...