March 2002

All posts published in March 2002

13 posts

Plans set for second annual Piedmont Jazz Festival


Spring is here and plans are set for the second annual Piedmont Jazz Festival.Richard Williams, of the festival stirring committee, opened a press conference March 20 at the Embassy Suites to announce the continuation of the festival as "a dynamic event, st... More »

You’ll feel better with yoga


Though it's not a new craze, yoga is certainly becoming more common at local gyms, YMCAs and other fitness facilities throughout the Triad.Many people are looking at yoga as a means to relieve the stressfulness of their lives and to also improve their physi... More »

Hicks, Mitchell, others look to NFL draft


Maurice Hicks, Qasim Mitchell and several other Aggies will look to continue to impress NFL scouts when they go through intense workouts in the coming weeks. Maurice Hicks, A&T’s all-time leading rusher, was a shoo-in to the NFL draft prior to his knee inju... More »

Are today’s athletes greedier than ever?


Athletes in today’s sports are bigger, stronger and more athletic. In fact, they are arguably more gifted, but there looms a large cloud above many of them. It’s simply because many of them are greedy. Contracts today are at its highest point ever, so why a... More »

Bulldogs send Aggies packing again, 63-61


The series between the N.C. A&T Aggies and the S.C. State Bulldogs has intensified over the past several years as these teams are seeming to get pretty used to each other. However, it seems as if S.C. State has A&T’s number as they’ve won eight of the nine ... More »

“All About the Benjamins” proves to be all that


Ice Cube and Mike Epps lead the way in the New Line Cinema film "All About the Benjamins." The film is also directed by Ice Cube himself.Now I must admit, I wasn't sure that I would enjoy this movie from the start. It wasn't because of the plot or the cast.... More »

A&T cheerleaders place first at MEAC


The N.C. A&T cheerleaders have once again gained the title as the co-ed MEAC Champions, at the MEAC tournament March 9 in Richmond, Va. The squad entered the competition as returning champs and had all the right tools to bring the title home again. In prepa... More »



Royall M. Mack Sr. was the keynote speaker for N.C. A&T's Honors Day Convocation, which was held Thursday, March 21, in the Richard B. Harrison Auditorium. Mack talked about how A&T has contributed to his success in life, as well as offering ways in which s... More »

Goodwill Industries helps, needs help


Goodwill Industries is asking people not to put off tomorrow what they can do today. The Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina has been seeking donations for its retail stores. Donations are needed to meet the increasing consumer demands over recent... More »

Honor Society inducts new members at spring ceremony


Scholarly achievements were recognized on March 20 at the Golden Key International Honor Society Spring New Member Induction Ceremony. The event was held at 6:30 p.m. in the Stallings Memorial Ballroom. One hundred and seventy-nine new members were inducted... More »

Giovanni speaks of role, work of others


On March 21, the UNCG chapter of the NAACP sponsored a women's history lecture with highly recognized poet Yolande Cornelia Giovanni a.k.a. Nikki Giovanni.Giovanni is a poet, activist and a professor at Virginia Tech, and has a new book coming out on March ... More »