January 2001

All posts published in January 2001

30 posts

Celebrating over 41 years of courage and honor


Over 40 years ago, four Aggie freshmen took a stand on the injustice being shown to blacks all over the nation. Tired of harassment and the unfair treatment, they acted, and their action changed a nation that was engulfed in segregation. Feb.1 will mark the... More »

Aggies controlling the MEAC


The N.C. A&T men's basketball team began their turnaround Jan. 20 as they went to the wire to beat Hampton University by a score of 82-80. With 4.9 seconds remaining, Hampton got one last shot but Marseilles Brown missed as time expired. Aggie point guard J... More »

Meningitis cases climbing on college campuses


Cases of meningitis have been on the rise on college campuses in recent years. An estimated 100 to 125 cases of meningoccal meningitis, a potentially fatal bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, ... More »

Making mistakes shouldn’t constitute condemnation


Fall after fall after fall. Eventually what must happen to keep from falling again is to establish a firm foundation. A foundation that one can stand on, and not falter when the rains come and the wind blows. The leaders of this country fall time and time a... More »

Alpha’s celebrate in memory of Dr. King


On January 16th at 6:06 p.m., students, faculty and members of the community gathered on the plot of the Beta Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. to celebrate the life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fraternity members read exerts... More »

A&T ranked 1st in state for best black college


N.C.A&T has the honor of being the highest-ranked North Carolina university in Black Enterprise magazine's biannual survey and listing of the top 50 colleges in the nation for black students. It placed 13th, ahead of such other colleges as UNC-Chapel Hill, ... More »

BET Tonight Host sends strong message to A&T students


"Martin Luther King Jr. is dead and he is not coming back," said Tavis Smiley to a crowded Harrison Auditorium on Jan. 19 during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative celebration. Smiley, host of BET Tonight and a popular author, asked student... More »

Aggie men coming out of the cellar


After a promising off season, the N.C. A&T Aggies basketball team entered the 2000-2001 season with high expectations and goals to reach. Many things were set in place as nearly the entire squad from last year's 14-15 team returned, but as the Aggies droppe... More »

Charity Stripe robs Aggies of win


The N.C. A&T Aggies and UNC-Greensboro Spartans basketball game is a big story around this time of year in Greensboro. It usually means a big turnout as well as a great game and everyone who attended the game knew they were getting their money's worth. The ... More »