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Online learning is tough; better Wi-Fi would help

It is no secret that HBCUs are struggling financially since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020. But how is that affecting the student body?Many of us depend on the school’s internet service to get work done, connect to Zoom meetings, and even connect our TVs to Netflix. But ever since […]

February 2021 Sports

Athletes disappointed but understanding

There has been nothing but bad news for student athletes in the 2020-21 academic year. On Dec. 14, 2020, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) voted to cancel the men’s and women’s basketball seasons, which was set to begin Jan. 9. In addition, the board […]

Previous Issues Sports

Tournament adapts in order to survive

Individuals and organizations have found new methods to cope throughout this new norm of COVID-19. While the pandemic has caused the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball to change its annual tournament, it has not cancelled it. The CIAA is offering Virtual Vibe – the first time in the tournament’s […]

December 2020 Sports

Saint Augustine’s teams up with CIAA and sporting goods chain to play Santa Claus

APEX, N.C. — The Saint Augustine’s University Department of Athletics, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and sporting goods chain Academy Sports + Outdoors have teamed up to play Santa Claus. They surprised SoyMilk & Hope, a Raleigh nonprofit that supports women, with $1,000 worth of donated items. “I had no clue as to […]

October 2020 Sports

Q&A with Athletic Director David Bowser

COVID has severely impacted athletic programs all  over the country. To find out more about how the pandemic has affected Saint Augustine’s University, The Falcon Forum sat down with  Interim Athletic Director David Bowser. Q. How has COVID impacted student athletes? A. The impact has truly been on the life […]