October 2016

News & Features October 2016

Homecoming Recap!!!

The theme of this 2016 Homecoming was the “Blue and White Experience” – hashtag BWE. The week always has something a little different and, in 2016, it was a comedy show, which took place Saturday Oct. 15, 2015 as part of “pre-BWE” activities. The show featured comedians A Train and […]

October 2016 Sports

Falcons fall to Johnson C. Smith University

CHARLOTTE, NC (Oct 29) – On Saturday, Saint Augustine’s University’s Julius Murphy (R-Jr./Goldsboro, NC) scored on a quarterback sneak and connected with Lynwood Joyner (So./Miami, FL) for the two-point conversion in a 34-8 CIAA football loss to Johnson C. Smith University at the Irwin Belk Complex. The loss dropped the […]

October 2016 Sports

Golf team places seventh in fall classic

RALEIGH, NC (Oct 28) – This week, Saint Augustine’s University placed seventh in the VSU Trojan Fall Classic at the Dogwood Trace Golf Course in Petersburg, Va.   Virginia Union University won the tournament with a two-day score of 605. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Livingstone College tied […]

October 2016 Sports

Falcons lose homecoming game

RALEIGH, NC (Oct 22) – On Saturday, Saint Augustine’s University’s Rovonta Johnson (So./Lakeland, FL) rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries in a 39-16 CIAA football loss to Fayetteville State University at the George Williams Athletic Complex on Homecoming Day.   Rovonta Johnson scored on a two-yard […]

October 2016 Sports

Falcons succumb to Winston-Salem in volleyball

RALEIGH, NC (Oct 25) – On Tuesday night, Saint Augustine’s University fought hard before eventually succumbing 3-0 to Winston-Salem State University in a CIAA volleyball match at Emery Gymnasium. The Lady Falcons dropped to 3-4 in the Southern Division and 8-11 overall after the 22-25, 19-25, 9-25 loss. Despite the […]

October 2016 Top story

Hillary visits SAU

      Talk about finishing with a bang — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary made an unexpected campaign stop at Saint Augustine’s University on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the tail end of SAU’s week-long Homecoming celebration.

October 2016 Opinion

New museum is especially important to HBCUs

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture held its grand opening on September 24, 2016 in Washington, D.C. After Thirteen years after being authorized to build, the 400,000-square-foot building was finally constructed on a five-acre site on the National Mall, close to the Washington Monument. Standing in […]