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ASU Student Spends Weekend Evacuating Family from New Orleans

For Alabama State University senior, Ashton Pollard, this past weekend was not the first time he had to evacuate his family from their hometown because of a hurricane threat. “My mother and siblings and I relocated to Atlanta back in 2005 because of Hurricane Katrina,” said Pollard, “this is probably the third time I’ve evacuated my family.” Once the city…

ASU Softball: Alabama State scores a pair in the sixth to stay alive in winner’s bracket at SWAC Championship

GULFPORT, Miss. | Alabama State and Texas Southern found themselves in a pitcher’s duel until a timely hit and run put the Lady Hornets on the board and they held on for a 2-0 victory at the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championship Tournament Wednesday afternoon. For more ASU Hornet News, visit AlabamaNews.Net!

Alabama State Starts Football Season with COVID-19 Changes

  Alabama State University is starting football season with a home game against Southern University tonight. The SWAC delayed the season from last fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be some changes this year for fans hoping to attend a game. Only season ticket holders and students who have student tickets will be allowed to attend the games….

ASU, Power of Life Foundation Giving Away 30,000 Free Masks Saturday

On Saturday, February 20, the public is invited to drive to the parking lot of Alabama State University’s Stadium to obtain free reusable cloth face masks to help protect them from COVID-19. The donations are part of a partnership between ASU and the Power of Life Foundation. The giveaway is open to the public. Because of COVID-19 considerations, volunteers will…

Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Jean Graetz Remembered in Montgomery

Jean Graetz with hustband, Rev. Robert Graetz Photo by David Campbell/ASU The family of Jean Graetz, a nationally-known civil rights pioneer, held a virtual memorial service for her Sunday. Graetz died last month at her home in Montgomery at the age of 90. The service can be seen on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PHQ2oJfaJ2g The service was held at Montgomery’s historic First Baptist…

ASU to Remain Closed Until Thursday as Protest Precaution

Alabama State University President Quinton Ross has announced that campus will be closed until Thursday, as a precaution over the possibility of armed protests downtown. The city of Montgomery has closed several streets near the Alabama Capitol. Mayor Steven Reed on Friday urged people who work downtown to work virtually from home through the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on…

Maxwell’s 908th Airlift Wing Unveils ASU Nose Art

Maxwell’s 908th Airlift Wing unveiled its new nose art with Alabama State University’s artwork. Senior leaders from both ASU and Maxwell’s 908th joined to host the unveiling ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29. “This aircraft is now going to be known as the ASU plane and this plane is going to go all around the world. So people are going to…