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All-Star Weekend is happening? In a pandemic? The NBA was heralded last year as the gold standard for how to operate in this new world of quarantine and social distancing. I’m not gonna lie, I personally like the idea of All-Star weekend. 2020 was rough but it’s a new year and a new decade; …

When it comes to movies depicting Black history or culture, many are littered with stereotypes or complete misinterpretation of significant events. However, among those inaccurate movies are hidden gems that truly highlight the Black experience with proper execution. To those reading this, l…

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On Saturday, February 13, 2021, while most of the world was preparing for Valentine’s day, former President Donald J. Trump was being acquitted for a second time after the Senate failed to convict the outgoing President for his involvement in this past winter’s assault of the United States capital.

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In spite of the harsh winter weather that shocked the Southern most part of the country, students at Southern University found a way to make the most out of the situation. While Southern University doesn’t get frosty weather often, it’s always something that’s worth capitalizing on when it d…

On Tuesday, February 9, Southern University’s BioJags hosted a student body meeting. This meeting was held via Zoom and was a remarkable success. The BioJags is an organization founded in 2018 during the Fall semester by its current President Jera’Nae Garner-Donald. The purpose of this group…

On February 10, 2021, Nutrition and Public Health advocate of The Maxine Firm, Ellen C. McKnight, MPA hosted an event, “Healthy Heart, Healthy Mind, and Healthy Life” here at Southern University. During this event, McKnight shared methods of maintaining good health and practicing a healthy d…

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Upon winning his seventh Super Bowl in February of 2021, people have been posing the question of if Tom Brady is truly the greatest of all time, or the G.O.A.T. To that I say, have you people lost your mind?! Tom Brady will never be the greatest athlete of all time, and for a variety of diff…

On Tuesday, February 9, the Southern University and A&M College Counseling Center partnered with the Black Mental Health Program, Kappa Alpha Psi, and book author Kenyon Glover in hosting a mental health awareness event. They specifically hope to bring attention and awareness to the ment…

On Friday, The Southern Men’s baseball team opened their season with a three-game series against the University of New Orleans baseball team. The latter two games were played as a doubleheader on Saturday. Southern is coming off a season that was cut short by COVID-19. In the games that they…

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along’.” This quote by former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt perfectly entails …

(NAPSI)—The Sunshine State is in the spotlight for its economic impact from the video game industry. Statistics Suggest Bright FutureA new study by Entertainment Software Association (ESA), shows the video game industry in Florida generates $2.7 billion in annual economic output, either thro…

(NAPSI)—The video game industry stands tall—economically—in the Evergreen State. A new study by Entertainment Software Association (ESA), shows the video game industry in Washington state generates $11.6 billion in annual economic output, either through direct industry output ($5.7 billion) …

(NAPSI)—Video games have a presence in New York that extends well beyond those who play them. Indeed, the Empire State is one of the largest contributors to economic output and employment for the video game industry.Study ShowsA new study by Entertainment Software Association (ESA), shows th…

(NAPSI)—The video game industry has a Texas-sized effect on the Lone Star State’s economy. A new study by Entertainment Software Association (ESA), shows the video game industry in Texas generates $4.15 billion in annual economic output, either through direct industry output ($1.8 billion) o…

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(NAPSI)—About 40.7 million Americans have some kind of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you or someone you care about has a disability, you may wonder what it means for employment. You may be encouraged to know that there are supports and services available that can help y…

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(NAPSI)—If your home is like most, one of the biggest sources of energy consumption is the HVAC system, and that can be expensive. Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Energy reports, families can cut their energy bill by as much as 20% to 30% simply by doing proper equipment maintenance. Air…

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(BPT) - According to an American Psychological Association survey, nearly eight in 10 adults say the pandemic has caused them stress and anxiety. In 2020, Tranquility weighted blankets became a go-to, natural solution for millions of Americans seeking to unwind and achieve better sleep.

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(BPT) - La COVID-19 está complicando la temporada de alergias de primavera en 2021. Como esos síntomas abarcan desde ojos llorosos hasta tos seca, las personas se preguntan qué significan exactamente esas afecciones que padecen.

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(BPT) - It is an indisputable fact that the COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot about Americans’ daily lives, including relationships with vehicles.

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(BPT) - TikTok influencers Victoria Annunziato (aka King Victober), Tosha and Jerry Purpdrank have a lot in common. They have millions of subscribers. They vape. And they want to quit using e-cigarettes and encourage others to do the same, by sharing their personal experiences in real time w…

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(BPT) - What gets your heart racing when you imagine traveling? Challenging yourself physically in a beautiful landscape, or catching a glimpse of magnificent wildlife and rare birds? Soaring above it all while admiring spectacular scenery from on high, or soaking in the environment from the…

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(StatePoint) A year as unusual and challenging as 2020 means there may be some additional factors that can impact your tax return, from stimulus payments, potential job changes and unemployment benefits, to virtual work transitions and more.

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(NAPSI)—Dame Helen Mirren has all the qualities that make a star. Now in her 70s, the Academy Award-winning actress remains talented, posted, beautiful and sought after in an industry that has relatively few roles for older women. How does she do it?   Often the difference between being aver…

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(BPT) - You may check your bank balance daily, your savings accounts regularly and you probably know roughly how much cash is in your wallet. But if someone asked you what your credit score is, would you be able to answer? Your credit score is an important tool in building wealth in ways you…

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(BPT) - Do you want to know what's popular for kitchen and bath spaces for 2021? There's no better barometer for the biggest trends than the annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, where top designers and brands gather to hobnob about the year’s leading innovations and trends.

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(NewsUSA) - Nothing beats the midwinter blahs like a juicy true crime movie, and the Lifetime television network delivers with a quintet of original movies as part of its popular "Ripped from the Headlines" series premiering this February/March, including three movies featuring Law & Ord…

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(BPT) - You put a lot of care into curating your bedroom, but these days, it may look more like a gym or an office than your sleep sanctuary. In fact, Stanford News points to several nationwide surveys, which found that more than half of Americans now working from home are doing so from thei…

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(BPT) - Of all the milestones in our nation's COVID-19 recovery, workplaces reopening is one of the biggest. As millions of people start returning to offices, classrooms and more, the hope of progress is tempered by concerns for safety. Everyone deserves to feel safe at work. How can employe…

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(BPT) - As you’ve been spending more time at home lately, you’ve probably found things around your house and yard that aren’t as clean as they used to be. Depending on where you live, you may be eyeing many of these cleaning projects and putting them on your to-do list as spring approaches, …

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(NAPSI)—Regular dental cleanings for kids are one of many aspects of people’s lives that have been interrupted over the past year. However, instilling good dental hygiene habits early is still critical in helping ensure long-lasting oral health for your child. If you are able and comfortable…

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(BPT) - While there may be no “cure” for the common cold, there are certainly a number of ways you can help you or your family feel more comfortable while battling a cold. There are a plethora of tips and advice for coping with cold symptoms, but following a few tried-and-true methods to ove…

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(BPT) - Daily life has been pretty busy — especially in 2021. Between working from home, remote learning with kids, virtual friend meetups or just trying to stick to a daily routine, there has been little time and space for self-care to revitalize our mood and help us feel our best emotional…

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(StatePoint) Si usted es como muchos consumidores, le resulta importante estar abasteciendo su despensa y refrigerador con alimentos, bebidas y productos de bienestar que le encantarán a su familia. Sin embargo, ser un comprador cuidadoso es particularmente complicado en estos días, ya que e…

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(StatePoint) Keeping your household well-stocked of items you need to run things smoothly is essential, particularly during the spring cleaning season. But whether it’s home improvement supplies or laundry necessities, selecting the best products may be a bit more challenging these days. Not…

(StatePoint) If you are like many consumers, it’s important to you that you are stocking your pantry and refrigerator with foods, beverages and wellness products your family will love. However, being a careful shopper is particularly tricky these days, as you are likely getting in and out of…