Clark Atlanta University clears student balances amid pandemic woes

Clark Atlanta University announced in a news release on Friday, July, 23 that it will clear the balances of students who braved the school year in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. Specifically, students enrolled between the spring 2020 and summer 2021 will be privy to the school’s generous deed. Since receiving substantial support from […]

New details emerge surrounding death of Clark Atlanta student

Just one week after being reported missing, Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford’s body was found in a DeKalb county park and her roommate, Jordyn Jones and Jones’ boyfriend, Barron Brantley, were charged with her murder. According to reports, Crawford and Jones got into a physical altercation, likely surrounding the sexual assault allegation that Crawford […]

HBCU student Alexis Crawford allegedly killed by her roomate’s boyfriend

Details have emerged regarding the case of missing Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford. On Nov. 8, Crawford was found dead in a park in Dekalb County, Georgia, according to WSB-TV. On Oct. 30, Crawford was initially reported missing after her family members and college professors had not heard from her in days. Search teams […]

Multiple shots fired during block party at Clark Atlanta University

Students from Clark Atlanta University, Spelman, and Morehouse were celebrating the new school year when violence erupted. On the night of Aug. 20, hundreds of students gathered on James P. Brawley Drive in Atlanta, Georgia for a back-to-school block party. According to WXIA, police said that someone began shooting an automatic weapon around 10:38 p.m. […]

CAU basketball coach seeks to bolster program with signature fundraiser

The conversation surrounding the lack of resources and finances at historically Black colleges and universities continues to be a hot topic. George Lynch, the men’s basketball coach at Clark Atlanta University (CAU), is attacking the problem with a unique fundraising effort. On Friday, May 31, 2019, Lynch will host Arts for Athletes, a signature fundraiser for […]

Atlanta HBCU commencements targeted by racist Westboro Baptist Church

Over the past four years students of Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark-Atlanta University have labored for educational and personal development in pursuit of their degrees. But this year the upcoming commencement and baccalaureate ceremonies at these Atlanta HBCUs have been targeted for a hateful protest by the religious hate group known as the Westboro […]

‘Creed II’ stars and director discuss sequel, acting and more at Clark AU

By Giana Levy As the release date of Creed II approaches, the film’s star, Michael B. Jordan, his castmate Florian Munteanu and director Steven Caple Jr. met with students at Clark Atlanta University during a stop in Atlanta to promote the movie. On Nov. 8, 2018, Clark Atlanta University professor Gary Yates hosted a conversation with three and […]

How HBCU students face racial disparities when it comes to student loans

Chyna Cayson wanted to explore a different life outside of Millbrook, Alabama, a town of just over 15K citizens. A former star student at Stanhope Elmore High School, Cayson became one of only two students at her high school to attend college out of state. In the fall of 2016, Cayson enrolled at Clark-Atlanta University, […]

Help Detroit mom, CAU alum Kebina Frazier’s 3-year-old son win cover model search

Meet Phoenix Frazier, a cool, smart, energetic kid who just became a Metro Parent Magazine CoverKid finalist. Phoenix’s mom, Kebina Young Frazier, is excited about the opportunity for Phoenix to become a CoverKid and spoke with rolling out to share her enthusiasm. His mom shared a lot about her dynamic love bug of a child […]

Moses C. Norman, retired dean at Clark Atlanta University, dead at 82

ATLANTA – Moses C. Norman, who had recently retired as dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Education and was a pioneer in educational leadership in Atlanta, has died. He was 82. Norman’s son, Conrad Norman, has confirmed to the media in a statement that his father died Tuesday at his Atlanta home. An alumnus […]

AHF, Sibley and Don Benjamin educate CAU students on healthy sex practices

The Know Your Status Tour made a stop in Atlanta. on the campus of Clark Atlanta Atlanta University. The tour was created to spread awareness about HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Each year, over 10 million college age young adults contract an STI, according to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. With over 1,000 students in attendance, […]

Clark Atlanta University student kidnapped, raped over Atlanta Falcons tickets

A student at Clark Atlanta University was kidnapped, abused, and raped because criminals wanted tickets to see the Atlanta Falcons. The incident began after Jaylan Martez Wallace, 23, met the victim at a parking lot at CAU in August. According to reports by Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  the victim and Wallace exchanged contact info and met again […]

Planned AUC vigil for Jamarion Robinson causes controversy

The police killing of former CAU student Jamarion Robinson has galvanized students across the Atlanta University Center, especially at Clark-Atlanta University where he once attended. Robinson was killed by police on last month in what some are calling a police execution. Family and friends of Robinson stated that he had a love for CAU which […]

ILoveCollege holiday concert

The socially conscious ILoveCollege Clothing brand was founded by Julian Gunder and its main goal is to get the youth excited about higher education. The ILoveCollege Concert took place at Quad and featured live performances by several socially conscious musicians and singers in Atlanta, Ga. In attendance was 1K Phew, Rodd D, Kimburr, Sergio and […]

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