NSU to induct 13 honorees into Lyman Beecher Brooks Society at Green and Gold Ball, Actor J.B. Smoove to emcee event
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NSU to induct 13 honorees into Lyman Beecher Brooks Society at Green and Gold Ball, Actor J.B. Smoove to emcee event

Norfolk State University will induct 13 generous and deserving donors —all who have gifted at least $100,000 in their lifetime to the institution— into the prestigious Lyman Beecher Brooks Society at the 2019 Green and Gold Ball on April 27 at 7 p.m. at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall on campus. The event will be … Continue reading

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Preferred Freezer Services expanding into City of Portsmouth means new jobs and investment

~ Preferred Freezer Services to establish new cold storage warehouse, creating 60 new jobs ~ PORTSMOUTH—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Preferred Freezer Services, one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the world, will invest $60 million to construct a 200,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in the City of Portsmouth. The new facility will … Continue reading

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Virginia Young Democrats host annual convention in Norfolk, April 5-7

250 Young Democrats, local, state and national political leaders to attend Norfolk, VA – The Virginia Young Democrats will host a historic annual convention, April 5-7, 2019 in Norfolk. Hampton Roads Young Democrats, Norfolk State University Young Democrats, and Old Dominion University Democrats are co-hosts for the convention that will attract 250 Young Democrats, between … Continue reading

Kavanaugh confirmation harmful to women’s rights
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Kavanaugh confirmation harmful to women’s rights

Pictured is Brett Kavanaugh. Photo from Kavanaugh’s official twitter page. By LaRey Wright Brett Kavanaugh has been officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, replacing former U.S. Suprement Court Justice Judge Anthony Kennedy. During his years on the court, Kenney tended to vote liberally regarding women’s rights issues. Kavanaugh, on the other hand, has a … Continue reading

Scrimmage, skating and sport figures highlight Tip-Off Week
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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
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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
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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

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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