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Wildcats softball grinds out season, win division ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Wins have been hard to come by for the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats softball team, but the wins that they have are big ones. B-CU finished the regular season at 17-33 overall and 11-3 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They won the MEAC South […]

Justice Quince to addressB-CU grads

Justice Quince to addressB-CU grads

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES At Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement next week, 417 seniors are scheduled to graduate. The graduating Wildcats will receive well wishes and some sage advice from one of the state’s judicial pioneers – Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the Ocean […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Baseball team has hot April; solidifies season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University baseball team has been on fire lately. For the month of April, the Wildcats went 14-3 and ended the month on a five-game winning streak. “We believe that we can play with anybody and that we can win every game.  […]

Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES World-renowned Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando, who has produced her films and documentaries in Cuba for more than two decades, was on Bethune-Cookman University’s campus last week. Her visit was facilitated by Dr. Alberto Jones of the Caribbean-American Children Fund and B-CU history professor Raphael Jackson. Rolando previewed her 2004 documentary […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats softball, baseball teams leading MEAC Southern Division BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats stayed atop the MEAC South Division by sweeping North Carolina A&T in a three-game series in Sanford. B-CU continues to play well. For the month of April, the team had a 12-3 record as of Monday. “The goal from the […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Track and field program making great strides BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats track and field program has quietly put together a decent outdoor season. The program has eight gold medals, 117 top 10 finishes and 29 athletes (12 women and 17 men) qualified for the MEAC Championships. “Right now we are […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Big week for baseball and softball teams BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It was a good week on the diamond for the Bethune-Cookman University baseball team. The team went 5-1 from April 2 through April 8. B-CU swept Florida A&M in a three-game series and picked up wins over Miami and Stetson. The only blemish […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats sweep North Carolina team during MEAC play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a sweep of North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. B-CU (8-27, 2-0) opened the series by taking a doubleheader from Central (2-27, 0-2) by scores of 11-4 and 9-1 on March 30. Kelsey Rodney […]

Community pleased with Jackson as B-CU’s ‘permanent president’

Community pleased with Jackson as B-CU’s ‘permanent president’

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s Board of Trustees’ decision to ask Interim President Dr. Edison Jackson to be the school’s permanent president is welcome news to many Daytona Beach residents and supporters of the school. Upon learning that Jackson had accepted the position, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry said the president’s unique vision, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Track and bowling highlight Wildcats sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Lady Wildcats’ bowling team went 2-2 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Bowling Championships at AMF Chesapeake Lanes in Chesapeake, Va. Bethune-Cookman (60-65) is currently ranked 20th in the latest National TinPin Coaches Association poll. B-CU entered the MEAC tournament as the sixth […]