On Oct. 24 and 25, the Cluster III of the South Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. met at Bethune-Cookman University for its annual conference. Hosted by Gamma Mu Omega, the graduate chapter for Daytona Beach, and Gamma Tau, the undergraduate chapter at Bethune-Cookman University, approximately 250 sorority members, representing 15 Florida and South Georgia […]
Wildcats lose 20-14 to South Carolina ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Austin Smith fought through a pair of tackles and rumbled 49 yards for the game-winning touchdown, helping South Carolina State upend No. 13 Bethune-Cookman, 20-14, on Saturday afternoon inside Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium. In one of the craziest final minutes in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) […]
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman cornerback Thomas Finnie was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (MEAC), announced Monday afternoon from the league[s office in Norfolk, Va. Finnie, a senior cornerback from Miami, had a pair of interceptions in No. 14-ranked Bethune-Cookman’s 48-20 road win over Savannah State. He also tallied a tackle […]
BY KEISHA PICKETT SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University raised nearly $2.5 million at Tuesday night’s Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala, which included a surprise donation of $1 million raised by B-CU’s student body. Nearly 500 guests were present at the gala, held at the Daytona International Speedway 500 Club. The $1 million came […]
B-CU fans gathered for Homecoming enjoy hanging out at Municipal Stadium before the football game for tailgating fun. There was plenty of music, barbecue, trash talking, and catching up with old friends.
The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats whipped the Howard University Bison 49-12 in front of 10,247 fans at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Saturday. After a week of barbecues, dances, parties, pep rallies and alumni events, the Wildcats culminated their Homecoming with a big win over Howard. Bethune-Cookman (5-1, 2-0 MEAC) entered the game ranked No. 17 […]
B-CU faces Howard for Homecoming FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman is celebrating Homecoming this week and will face Howard University on the gridiron at 4 p.m. Saturday at Municipal Stadium. B-CU goes in to the game ranked No. 17 with four wins and one loss. Howard’s only win so far has come from a 35-17 defeat […]
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bethune-Cookman University family is gearing up for an action-packed Homecoming week, which takes place Oct. 5-12. This year’s theme is “110 Degrees of Wildcat Fever: Celebrating 110 years of Greatness and the Legacy Continues.” Activities begin on Sunday with a community service project titled ‘Homeless for a Night’ in which students […]
As part of Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming Week, rap artist Young Jeezy will perform during the step show on Thursday at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. The 6 p.m. show is $25 for students and $35 for non-students.
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The uniqueness of having served as a chaplain for both the Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman football teams sets up the Rev. Kevin James for some scriptural humor. Ministering unto both Rattlers and Wildcats? Does not Matthew 6:24 tell us “You cannot serve both God and mammon”? “Okay, you got me there,” […]