White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards
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White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards. Speaking Monday on “Fox & Friends,” White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway says “America is responding by tuning out.” Conway added people have a right to speak freely, but said “you’re showing the world you’re so easy with … Continue reading

Mirren, Bates, Nyong’o share life lessons at Elle dinner
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Mirren, Bates, Nyong’o share life lessons at Elle dinner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lupita Nyong’o, Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine’s Women in Hollywood awards. Nyong’o discussed the value of mentoring. Bates highlighted the importance of humility. Mirren imparted general life tips such as “at the blackjack table, always split aces, eights and nines,” … Continue reading

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Singer Toni Braxton to be honored at Hip-Hop Awards

ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Toni Braxton will be honored at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. Braxton will receive the BMI President’s Award on Thursday for her musical achievements. The private event salutes songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s top songs in the genres. Actor-comedian Chris Tucker will host the awards, which … Continue reading

Norfolk State honors distinguished alumni for 2016
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Norfolk State honors distinguished alumni for 2016

Norfolk State University will honor five of its alumni at the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, May 6, in the Student Center, Room 149. These five graduates demonstrate exemplary leadership and personify the mission and goals of the University. The honorees are: Darrell Whiting, Jr. (’09), a deputy branch chief … Continue reading

NSU prepares for MCJR Week, April 4-7
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NSU prepares for MCJR Week, April 4-7

by Antonio Garland The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism at Norfolk State University is currently planning its annual MCJR Week, a week-long event that centers on mass communications and journalism topics.  This year’s conference will be April 4-7. MCRJ Week includes guest speakers, online/interactive presentations, and panel discussions. It brings in alumni to share … Continue reading

Roberts Named to Preseason All-MEAC 1st Team; Spartan Women Picked 5th
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Roberts Named to Preseason All-MEAC 1st Team; Spartan Women Picked 5th

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University sophomore forward Kayla Roberts was voted to the preseason All-MEAC first team, as the conference announced its preseason predictions on Tuesday. The Spartans were picked to finish fifth in the MEAC in voting by league coaches and sports information directors. Roberts is coming off a freshman campaign in which … Continue reading