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State-wide tornado drill on Tuesday, March 19, includes Norfolk State

On Tuesday, March 19, Norfolk State University will participate in the State-wide Tornado Drill beginning at 9:45 a.m. and lasting to approximately 9:55 a.m. In preparation for the drill, the following actions should be taken in the event of a tornado or extremely high winds. Please share. On Campus – Shelter In Place Shelter immediately in … Continue reading

UNCF issues first ever State of HBCUs Address, launches HBCU Congressional Honor Roll
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UNCF issues first ever State of HBCUs Address, launches HBCU Congressional Honor Roll

Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were in attendance for the United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) inaugural State of the HBCU Address, which put forth a comprehensive legislative agenda for Congressional members to further support HBCUs and their capacity to be engines of socioeconomic … Continue reading

Norfolk State University to Compete for Championship Title at 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) in Los Angeles, April 13-17
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Norfolk State University to Compete for Championship Title at 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) in Los Angeles, April 13-17

National Competition Celebrates HBCU Academic Excellence After winning a series of regional competitions, Norfolk State University is one of 48 schools that will vie for the championship title at the 30th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The HCASC National Championship Tournament will be … Continue reading

TV judge motivates students
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TV judge motivates students

By Tamia Boyd Spartan Echo Editor Referencing Martin Luther King Jr.’s quote, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you willing to do for others,” Hatchett noted that everyone in the audience is a beneficiary of King’s dream for freedom and equality. By acknowledging King’s words and legacy, his dream is destined to … 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
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
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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