Spartans finish 5th at MEAC Championship; Higgins named All-MEAC
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Spartans finish 5th at MEAC Championship; Higgins named All-MEAC

SMYRNA, Del. – Norfolk State sophomore Candice Higgins earned her first career All-MEAC cross country honor Saturday morning at the MEAC Cross Country Championship, leading the Spartan women to a fifth-place finish at the Delaware State Outreach and Research Center. Higgins placed sixth overall on the 5,000-meter course with a season-best time of 18 minutes, … Continue reading

Need experience and work product to show a potential employer? Get it at the Spartan Echo!
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Need experience and work product to show a potential employer? Get it at the Spartan Echo!

Writers, photographers, graphic designers:  the Spartan Echo is accepting applications now for all editor positions. Student editors will serve during the spring 2017 semester and may receive a performance grant for their service. Amounts vary by position and funding availability. Some work–done from home–will be necessary during the winter break to prepare for the spring semester. Please see the Spartan Echo staff page at http://www.spartanecho.org/staff for more … Continue reading

Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule
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Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Larry Vickers announced the Spartans’ 2016-17 non-conference schedule on Tuesday afternoon. Vickers’ team will be road tested in his first full season on the bench, playing one home game in the first month of the season. “We have worked hard to put together a strong 2016-2017 non-conference … Continue reading

Norfolk State University celebrates Black History Month
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Norfolk State University celebrates Black History Month

As part of Black History Month, Norfolk State University will pay tribute to the contributions African-Americans have made throughout the United States and in the Commonwealth of Virginia by hosting panel discussions, several art exhibits, special lectures and performing arts events. The university will host several “signature events,” that will explore topics such as the … Continue reading

NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement
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NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement

by Mahogany Waldon NSU student-athlete Amber Brown has awakened from a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive on Jan. 1 due to complications with diabetes. The 19-year-old Lady Spartans forward was diagnosed last year with Type 1 diabetes. After suffering from a spiked blood sugar level, Brown went into cardiac arrest and suffered continuous … Continue reading