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Connection between conservatism and White racism exposed

Connection between conservatism and White racism exposed

In office just nine months, Ted Cruz, the junior Republican Senator from Texas, has already established himself as that body’s most divisive force since the witch-hunting, 1950s demagogue, Joe McCarthy. Last week, speaking at an event meant to honor the late Jesse Helms, the longtime segregationist senator from North Carolina, Cruz, Texas’ first Hispanic senator, […]

Celebrating 40 years for children

Celebrating 40 years for children

On Sept. 30, friends and supporters of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will gather at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. to celebrate CDF’s 40th anniversary and honor our best known alum, Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was a law student with CDF’s parent organization, the Washington Research Project, and joined CDF as a young staff […]

B-CU tennis player dies in motorcycle crash

B-CU tennis player dies in motorcycle crash

The Bethune-Cookman University family is mourning the death this week of one of its students. According to a press release from B-CU, Juan David Munoz, a junior business major and tennis player for B-CU, was driving a motorcycle Sunday on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and International Speedway Boulevard at 8:15 p.m. when he and […]

B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

BCUATHLETICS.COM Anthony Jordan ran for 150 yards and a touchdown to lead Bethune-Cookman to its first victory ever over an FBS opponent, defeating Florida International 34-13. Bethune-Cookman (3-0) improved to 3-0 all-time against Florida International (0-3) and the win extends the Wildcats’ regular season win streak to 10 games over the past two seasons. Florida […]

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced that the  USTA Florida Section will host USTA/ITA Regional Championships in late September for NAIA tennis men’s and women’s teams in Daytona Beach. “Local clubs, USTA 10 and Under Tennis programs and whole tennis communities are encouraged to […]

Senior Oasis program expands to Scarlett Golden center

Senior Oasis program expands to Scarlett Golden center

Adults who are 55 and older can now be part of  the Senior Oasis program at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. The seniors meet there Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program will include monthly luncheons, dinner dances, day trips, musicals, overnight excursions and even cruises. Participants […]

B-CU student dies in motorcycle accident

B-CU student dies in motorcycle accident

Bethune-Cookman University issued the following press release today: “The Bethune-Cookman University family is deeply saddened by the loss of one of its students. On Sunday night, the Wildcat Nation lost Juan David Munoz, a junior business major and outstanding tennis player for B-CU. Juan, 20, was driving a motorcycle on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard […]

DB City Commission to vote on tax increase

DB City Commission to vote on tax increase

City manager, previous commissions blamed for double-digit hike BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Daytona Beach Vision Plan’s Community Vision Statement states that the city “move(s) in harmony with… a focus on a bright future with an expanded economy, a living experience enriched by world class cultural, recreational and educational opportunities available to everyone […]

No time to play

No time to play

Butts, III returns to city BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Standing at the podium at Bethune-Cookman University’s Performing Arts Center (PAC), Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III recalled the last time he spoke at B-CU. It was in 2004. “Last time I was here was for Brother Cherry,” said Butts, who eulogized Daytona Times […]

MIDTOWN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER

MIDTOWN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Junior chefs at work Cathy Fowler, who taught a culinary class at Bethune-Cookman University and is a New York Restaurant School graduate, will teach children on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Center. Registration begins September 16; call Katherine Moore at 386-671-5542 for more info.