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Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Edition
cover040914In this special issue, Diverse names four outstanding scholar-athletes of color, this year’s Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award winners. Diverse also profiles past honorees who have gone on to success in the military, the field of nuclear energy and business and entertainment.
April 10, 2014
Richard Sherman, Stanford Communications Major and Super Bowl Lout
You can study communications. But it doesn’t mean you’ve mastered it.
January 26, 2014
Should College Student Athletes Be Paid in Excess of a Scholarship?
Though the debate persists over whether college football players should receive some sort of compensation package, it is still a privilege to be able to have an athletic scholarship to attend college.
October 9, 2013
College Football Obsession: Sending the Wrong Academic Message?
This glorification of a sport, particularly in the case of college athletes, puts priorities in the wrong spot.
September 19, 2013
Football Effect? Texas A&M Raises Record $740M
Johnny Football isn’t just helping Texas A&M University on the football field.
September 16, 2013
On Slate, the Washington Football Team and ‘N’ Wording the ‘R’ Word
Slate strips Washington, D.C.’s resident football team of its controversial name.
August 11, 2013
Alabama, Louisville Passing Test in Classroom
Alabama and Louisville are performing almost as well in the classroom as they do on the playing field.
June 5, 2013
Clemson Students Find Bacteria Risk in Beer Pong
The most dangerous part of playing beer pong might not be drinking too much beer.
April 15, 2013
Special Report: Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars 2013
Diverse honors the memory of Arthur Ashe Jr. by recognizing the achievements of student-athletes who are charge ahead with academics and athletics.
April 11, 2013
FAMU Head Coach Joe Taylor Steps Down Immediately
Florida A&M coach Joe Taylor announced Thursday he’s stepping down immediately.
November 13, 2012
FAMU Holds First Home Game Without Famed Band
Saturday marked the first FAMU football game in decades without a halftime show of elaborate dances, booming percussion and thundering brass.
September 16, 2012
Football Classics Bring the HBCU Experience — and Their Marching Bands — to Big-time Arenas
There’s more to HBCU football classics than just the action on the field. They are weekend-long events, much like a school’s homecoming, only on a grander scale.
September 4, 2012
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