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Scrimmage, skating and sport figures highlight Tip-Off Week
Spartan Men / Sports / Uncategorized

Scrimmage, skating and sport figures highlight Tip-Off Week

By Amsu Warner Growing excitement surrounds The Norfolk State Spartans Men’s Basketball upcoming 2018-2019 NCAA college basketball season, and the anticipation will only increase during the team’s tip-off week Sept. 29 – Oct. 5. The week of events will include a Tip-Off Dinner, a skate party and several sports legends. Fan favorite Spartan Madness kicks … Continue reading

Colin Kaepernick continues NFL case
Sports / Uncategorized

Colin Kaepernick continues NFL case

By Isaiah Robertson “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” That’s how Nike recently announced its partnership with social activist Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is currently “sacrificing everything” by taking on the global super power that is the NFL. Nike’s campaign was overall successful and resulted in a surge of online sales and a … Continue reading

YBN Cordae defies the generational divide in hip-hop
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Music / Uncategorized

YBN Cordae defies the generational divide in hip-hop

By Keona Frasier Hip-hop has long been home to a generationally charged musical divide. Yet, newcomer YBN Cordae seems to be making a favorable impression among his followers. The Maryland rapper made his way into the industry by joining the burgeoning YBN collective, alongside fellow rappers YBN Almighty Jay and YBN Nahmir. Cordae’s visibility in … Continue reading


Is college worth it?

By Antonio Garland College is a time where one gets to meet different individuals and learn many things about the world. For most people the mail goal of going to college is to obtain a better life. However, with the process of getting a degree and dealing with the aftermath one has to wonder, is … Continue reading

Campus Life / Education / Health / Uncategorized

A campaign to save one breast at a time

By Omar Ross Norfolk State University’s editing publications course, taught by mass communications professor and adviser, Dr. Morgan Kirby took an unconventional route this semester. Instead of taking quizzes and writing papers, the class created a breast cancer awareness campaign which included a mini-magazine, a rap cypher and video interviews with survivors. The graduate-level editing … Continue reading

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Beyoncé funds HBCU scholarship Program

Following a historical performance at the 2018 Coachella Music Festival, Beyoncé, through the BeyGOOD initiative, has announced that one student from four different historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) will be awarded with a $25,000 scholarship through the Homecoming Scholars Award Program. The 2018-2019 academic year’s BeyGOOD scholars program will be extended to students attending … Continue reading

Campus Life / Lifestyle / Uncategorized

Norfolk State’s newest leaders on plans for change

By Skyler Sales On March 25th, the students of Norfolk State University selected juniors Astra Armstrong and Zipporah Gatling as the new Student Government Association president and vice president. Also, students crowned sophomore, Starlet Windham and junior, Myron Simon, Jr. as the new Mister and Miss NSU. The newly elected representatives have already started implementing … Continue reading