ASU News

Remembering Radio Host Mel Marshall

Mel Marshall/Source: Alabama State University He was known as the voice of Alabama State University.  Mel Marshall was a founding member of WVAS 90.7 FM in 1983. Station Manager Candy Capel gave us a tour of his studio. “Why it was still early, early in the morning, Mel would walk in here and assume his position behind the desk. These…

ASU Professor Writes Children’s Book

"Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling" Addresses Mental Health Wellness in Black Community

  ASU Professor and Counselor Educator Dr. Linda Holloway has written a children’s book in hopes of normalizing counseling and therapy in the black community. Dr. Holloway recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss her award winning book Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling. Dr. Holloway is an advocate for women through her own platform entitled “Women…

Alabama State Starts Football Season with COVID-19 Changes

  Alabama State University is starting football season with a home game against Southern University tonight. The SWAC delayed the season from last fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be some changes this year for fans hoping to attend a game. Only season ticket holders and students who have student tickets will be allowed to attend the games….

Tickets to Magic City Classic Are Now on Sale

Tickets to the 79th Magic City Classic are now on sale. This is the SWAC rivalry football game between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, football season was moved from last fall to the spring. This year’s game will be played on April 17 at Legion Field in Birmingham. Kickoff is at 6:30PM. There are some…