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Norfolk State University to host U.S. Senatorial Debate at L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center Oct. 3

For the first time in Norfolk State University’s 85-year history, the university will host a live U.S. Senatorial Debate on campus between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and the Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The Oct. 3 debate will focus on racial disparities and inequities in education, healthcare, … Continue reading

Hampton Roads Voices: Mass Incarceration, Present Day Slavery to air Friday, May 5
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Hampton Roads Voices: Mass Incarceration, Present Day Slavery to air Friday, May 5

Over the past quarter-century, U.S. incarceration rates have nearly doubled, while crime rates have been cut in half. In fact, One out of three Black men of all ages can expect to serve time at some point in his life. The controversy of mass incarceration and its effects on private businesses, the community, and you … Continue reading

WNSB’s “Hampton Roads Voices” call-in show to feature The Lighthouse Project
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WNSB’s “Hampton Roads Voices” call-in show to feature The Lighthouse Project

The WNSB telephone lines will be open to Hampton Roads voices today, Friday, Sept 9, from 5-7 p.m. This week’s guest will be Pastor Aaron Wheeler of the Lighthouse Project in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Lighthouse Project is uplifting communities to believe in the courage to change. The two-hour discussion will feature initiatives designed to decrease drug … Continue reading

WNSB Hot 91 receives CPB community service grant
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WNSB Hot 91 receives CPB community service grant

Norfolk State University’s radio station, WNSB 91.1 FM (Hot 91), was awarded a Corporation for Public Broadcasting Community Service Grant for $81,235 effective through September 30, 2017. WNSB, a part of the public broadcast system, has aired quality programs and music for more than 36 years. The station has also served as a training ground … Continue reading

MCJR bids farewell to two beloved professors
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MCJR bids farewell to two beloved professors

by Shareen Nicholson The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism is preparing to say goodbye to two of its most memorable professors. Dr. Stanley Tickton and Dr. Paula Briggs will retire at the end of this semester. Both professors have been teaching at Norfolk State for more than twenty years. While at Norfolk State, both … Continue reading

Hear Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe live on 91.1 FM Friday, March 25, at 9:15 a.m.
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Hear Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe live on 91.1 FM Friday, March 25, at 9:15 a.m.

Check out WNSB 91.1 FM this Friday, March 25, for a very special edition of Spartan Life Radio.  WNSB is the Norfolk State University radio station. WNSB is interviewing Governor Terry McAuliffe at 9:15 a.m. live on Hot 91.1 FM. Governor McAuliffe will talk about highlights from the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session including highly … Continue reading

WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15
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WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15

Kim Fields of Hot 91.1 FM WNSB in Norfolk, Virginia, our student media colleagues at Norfolk State University, interviewed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on May 29, 2015. Here is the interview in its entirety. Near the end, the governor talks about how he appointed three new Board of Visitor members at Norfolk State University. Continue reading