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Spelman Student Racks Up Big Bucks From Playing ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Taking Home $22,000!

-Natalee Gillbert- Cousins! Student debts are a thing of the past for Miriam Olajide. The Spelman College scholar recently won $22,000 while participating in Wheel of Fortune!  The popular game show takes admiration from hangman. To win cash and other special prizes, contestants must guess the letters to various word puzzles. Wheel of Fortune made […]

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Former Yale Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing $40 Million In Electronics From University!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! A former Yale employee stole $40 million in electronics for nearly a decade and it finally caught up with her! Jaime Petrone, a former Yale administrator, is in serious trouble after she swindled millions out of the university. Recently, Petrone pleaded guilty in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut to two counts of […]

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Taraji P. Henson And Chris Paul Appointed To President Biden’s HBCU Advisory Board!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! President Joe Biden is making some major strides to help assist with the advancement of Historically Black Colleges and Universities by appointing over a dozen educational leaders, celebrities and athlete to his board of advisors! Amongst the Biden administration’s list of HBCU appointees are actress Taraji P. Henson and NBA all star Chris […]

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HBCUs All Over The Country Reportedly Receive Billions In Funding As Part Of The American Rescue Plan!

-Avier-Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! HBCUs all over the country are receiving an increased amount of funding and it is thanks to the American Rescue Plan! In an announcement, The White House reported the federal funding of $2.7 billion for 100 HBCUs around the country. According to Rollingout, from California to Florida, every institution in between will receive […]

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HBCU Of Hampton University Offers Free Room, Board And Tuition To 50 Students From Ukraine!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Historically Black research institution of Hampton University is lending a helping hand to the people of Ukraine by offering free room, board and tuition to students! According to NBC News the HBCU is hoping to assist students that have been displaced due to the ongoing war. Reports read that University President Dr. William […]

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Army Sergeant Charged With Murder After Killing His Girlfriend On Valentine’s Day Because She Laughed At Him!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Bone chilling details have been revealed within the tragic murder case of a Fort Valley State University student at the hands of her boyfriend! Anitra Gunn, 23 was found dead within a wooded area located in Crawford County, Georgia days after she was reported missing on Valentine’s Day 2020. According to WSB-TV, her […]

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The NCAA Updates Their Marijuana Threshold; Currently Negotiating New Possible Penalties For Students That Test Positive!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is laying out some adjustments and it involves their THC policies amongst college athletes! According to Blavity, the maximum cannabinoid threshold previously was 35 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) which was previously increased to 15 (ng/mL) back in 2019. Now, they’ve noticably increased their  THC threshold to […]

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Black Girl Magic! College Students hand out over 300 Black Baby Dolls as Christmas Presents to Provide Confidence and Self-Esteem!

-Avier Wanjou Brass- Cousins! Here is a story that we know will melt your heart and it involves making a huge difference! Around 300 young girls in Virginia will receive a gift of a Black baby doll on Christmas, thanks to college students who want the dolls to be viewed as more than just a […]

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Aspiring Veterinarian Technician Shot And Killed By Dad In Murder-Suicide!

-Tamara’SHanay- Cousins! An alleged domestic dispute escalated with a father from South Carolina, emptying bullets into his adult daughter and his wife, then taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide. NY Daily News reports that the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office stated, they believe the fatal incident took place early Sunday. The wife, Laquanda took […]

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Former HR Specialist Busted For Stealing Over $100K In Identity Theft!!

-Angelot Ndongmo- Cousins! Swiper, no swiping! Cousins, College Park Human Resource employee, LeShanda Mitchell, was arrested for finessing the heck out of her victims; totalling a financial loss of $100k in tax dollars. The former HR specialist racked up 32 felony counts for a variety of offenses: money laundering, computer forgery and identity theft. Fox […]

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Penn State Student Dies After Falling 11 Stories Down From A Trash Chute!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! A Penn State sophomore has been pronounced dead after reportedly plunging to her death through a garbage chute! Justine Gross, 19 body was discovered lifeless nearly two days after the November 10th incident within a landfill site as a trash hauler emptied its load, reports the New York Post. Her mother Francoise Gross […]

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Cost Of College Tuition Reportedly Increased By 169% Since 1980!

-Brittany Hennis- Cousins! The cost of living keeps rising and clearly so does the cost of college! The cost of college in America has risen by 169% says Tech-gate. Since 1980, salaries for recent college graduates ages 22 to 27 have not come close to keeping up the pace in the same period, only climbing […]

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California Will Require Public Schools And Colleges To Provide Feminine Products For Free!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! A new legislation is being formed and it stems from the 2017 law requiring low-income schools to provide students with free feminine products! It looks like governor Gav. Newson has been on a roll lately since his recent recall election. The governor signed a dozen bills in place, including ethnic studies being […]