How Ethiopia came to have its name

For outsiders looking into the African continent, Ethiopia often seems like one of the more historic African countries because of the way that land appears in the histories of religious scriptures as well as for the simple reason of the Rastafarian faith. Ethiopia was never colonized even if there is contention among a few historians…

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Coronavirus may be no match for the cornea

The eye’s cornea can resist infection from the novel coronavirus, a new study suggests. Whether other eye tissue such as the tear ducts and the conjunctiva, are vulnerable, however, remains unknown, the researchers report. The herpes simplex virus can infect the cornea and spread to other parts of the body in patients with compromised immune…

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Claflin Univerity to Offer a 4+1 Dual Degree Program With the University of South Carolina

Claflin University, a historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, South Carolina and the University of South Carolina have signed aa agreement to establish a five-year, 4+1 dual degree program. The agreement will allow undergraduate students from Claflin University to earn a bachelor’s degree at Claflin and a master of mass communications degree with a concentration…

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