HBCU 101

2017 Top 10 Best HBCUs In The U.S.

Have you ever wondered how college rankings are compiled? Each rank is based on a methodology and for the Historically black Schools rankings for U.S....

An Essay By UMES Grad Antoine Cobb

I am the only child of a high school graduate and a high school dropout. Both were substance abusers the majority of their adult...

Some Tips For Freshmen Heading To College

Going to college can be tough. After high school graduation, prom and you’ve said your goodbyes to teachers it is now time to start...

What Would Happen If There Were No More HBCU Homecomings?

What would happen if there were no more historically black college or university (HBCU) homecomings. What if there were no more cool and exciting wordplay...

Here’s 10 Ways to Get Ready for Your Freshman Year of College

Use the summer before your freshman year to prepare for college this fall. Here are 10 ways to get ready for campus life. Take Care of...

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Truths About Fraternity Parties

“Party, Party, Party, Let’s All Get Wasted!” I’m sure you’ve heard these lyrics from the newly-released Gucci Mane. Even more, I’m sure as a...

How To Survive A Group Project In College

Group work is a necessary part of college. Collaborative learning is becoming a central element in the educational system, and many school projects depend...

Top High School Senior in the Country Will Pursue Degree at FAMU

FAMU Newsroom TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On June 29, National Achievement Award Finalist, Bryan Anderson, will begin the pursuit of a degree in computer engineering at...

Is Heavy College Debt Burden Still Worth It?

In recent years, college attendance costs have dramatically risen, wages have declined and college graduates have struggled to find jobs. Despite the seemingly bleak outlook,...

3 Must Pack Items for Spring Break 2016

The Buzz recently posted an article describing 10 different ways you can spend your spring break. Among the suggestions were some of the classics, such as...

5 Reasons You Should Attend An HBCU

Choosing a college can be a tough decision. It’s hard to consider all the pros and cons when picking your school of choice. If...

Five Issues Divine Nine Fraternities Must Address in 2015

There was quite some discussion in 2014 about the five issues I felt Divine Nine fraternities should address. As 2015 has rolled in, I...

5 Ways to Survive at an HBCU

College can be pretty hard to adjust to, especially for freshmen and sophomores. Senior year you should already know the ends and outs and...

Student Loan Debt Greatly Affect Lives of Black Students

According to reports on an analysis done by the Urban Institute, a Washington based organization that studies education, low income families, and health regulations, over 40% of...

10 Things an HBCU Student Can Do For Spring Break.

The ways that you spend your time in college will be remembered for the rest of your life. Here are the following ways that...

What Rich People Do That Poor People Don’t

One of the things that I am all too familiar with since attending a historically black college or university (HBCU) is what you do...

Why Gay Black Greek Members Should Speak Up for LGBTQ Community

“Why does it seem like you all discriminate against gay people,” one student blurted out yesterday evening in the Q&A segment of the on...

9 Pictures That Only HBCU Students Would Understand

There isn't a joke the band doesn't know... The next time you visit financial aid agents... But, before you get there, you have to prepare for...
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Nominations Open: 2017 HBCU Top 30 Under 30

Do you know a student at a historically black college or university (HBCU) who exemplifies greatness, inspires their community, or represents their school beautifully? For...