MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU
MEAC / Spartan Men / Spartan Women / Sports

MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department announced today that it has MEAC basketball tournament tickets available for sale through the NSU Ticket Office. A tournament ticket book, which gives fans access to all 23 men’s and women’s games during tournament week, can be bought for $75 through Dec. 16. Following that date, tournament … Continue reading

Sports / Virginia

Wrongful death lawsuit against ex-UVA athlete moving forward

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Charlottesville judge has denied a request to pause the wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, a former University of Virginia student convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of his girlfriend, Yeardley Love. Media outlets report attorneys for Sharon Love — Yeardley Love’s mother — asked the judge on … Continue reading

Get on-the-job training…and college credit
Arts & Entertainment / Business / Lifestyle / Local / Opinion & Editorial / Politics / Sports

Get on-the-job training…and college credit

Any Norfolk State student can write for the Spartan Echo, but did you know you can get training and college credit for it? As pre-registration for spring 2017 begins Monday, Oct. 24, you might want to consider registering for JRN 221 News Writing. The course meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. until 12:20 … Continue reading

Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Games / Music / Sports

After Kaepernick’s protest, singers question anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning R&B singer Anthony Hamilton has sung the national anthem in the past. Don’t ask him to sing it in the near future. Hamilton’s frustration with “The Star-Spangled Banner” is shared by some other black Americans, who feel like the tune sung before major U.S. events is not the best representation … Continue reading

Arts & Entertainment / Featured / International News / Local / Sports / Virginia

No. 17 Virginia Tech on a roll as it heads to Syracuse

Halfway through their first seasons at their schools, coaches Justin Fuente of Virginia Tech and Dino Babers of Syracuse are headed in different directions. Fuente seems to have picked up where Frank Beamer left off: the Hokies (4-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) are ranked 17th and lead the Coastal Division going into Saturday’s game against … Continue reading

Miller named to NCAA’s LRI task force

Miller named to NCAA’s LRI task force

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Director of Athletics Marty L. Miller was recently selected to serve on the NCAA’s Limited Resource Institution (LRI) Director of Athletics Task Force. The task force will spend time developing strategies for highlighting the success of limited resource institutions and historically black colleges and universities. The mission of the … Continue reading