November 2015

HBCU’s vs. PWI’s
November 2015

HBCU’s vs. PWI’s

“The question is not if we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be? The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.” – Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The current events taking place at the University of Missouri, in my opinion, are examples of being creative extremists. These students […]

Students make the best of bad situation
November 2015

Students make the best of bad situation

Monday morning, Crystal Swann, a junior at Saint Augustine’s University, received a phone call from her roommate’s mother inviting her to Thanksgiving dinner at their home in Raleigh. This invitation meant the world to Crystal because she is from Miami, Fla., and could not afford to fly home for both […]

It starts with us
November 2015

It starts with us

      Editorial: #DontShoot #ICantBreathe #BlackLivesMatter. If you’re an African American living in this day and age, more likely than not, you’ve probably seen at least one of these hashtags.

Jakeina Sutton
November 2015

For many students December marks graduation

For many students, December means the end of the semester but for others, it’s the end of their college experience. According to the Registrar’s office, 43 students are scheduled to finish college at the end of this semester. There will not be a graduation ceremony held until May 2016, therefore students who finish […]

The Truth about St. Aug
November 2015

The Truth about St. Aug

Saint Augustine’s University Senior John Cates looks around the classroom and counts 17 other males and only five females. “Sometimes I wonder if I attend an all-male school,” he said. As one walk around the campus of Saint Augustine’s University – a coed institution – the thought that might occur at times is: […]

SAU falls to Fayetteville State in volleyball
November 2015

SAU falls to Fayetteville State in volleyball

Despite the defeat, the Lady Falcons will advance to the CIAA Tournament if they defeat Livingstone College and Shaw University in their final two matches next week. The top four Southern Division teams qualify for the tournament, which will be held Nov. 20-22 in Fayetteville, N.C.   The Lady Falcons […]

Lady Falcons aim to finish season strong
November 2015

Lady Falcons aim to finish season strong

The Lady Falcons volleyball team continues to have an up-and-down season. They swept Johnson C. Smith University on Oct. 19, only to lose in three sets by Bluefield State College on Oct. 23. As this edition of The Falcon Forum went to press, the team had an 8-10 record and […]

Time to get our second wind
November 2015

Time to get our second wind

It’s a rainy Tuesday morning on the campus of Saint Augustine’s University, and students are trickling into an 8 a.m. class. They slowly file into the room with expressions that indicate they are not anticipating a fun day. It’s hard to believe it’s the same campus that, a week ago, […]