February 2009

All posts published in February 2009

98 posts

Self-defense offered in new gym


If you're looking for a way to let off steam or relieve stress through physical activity, one of the closest and most inexpensive places to go is right on campus in the Fitness and Wellness Center. A variety of classes are available during the week to provi... More »

Aggie Men roll in seventh straight victory


The Aggie men basketball team has one of the most balanced attacks in the conference and that proved to be more effective Monday night in their 92-85 victory over South Carolina State.The win gave A&T (15-13, 8-5) sole possession of second place in the MEAC... More »

Pope declares gene discrimination attack on humanity


VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI said Saturday that any type of discrimination based on genetic factors, such as a risk for cancer or other ailments, is an attack against all of humanity.Benedict praised the scientific progress that has enabled researc... More »

We have to do better: part 3-business


In our endeavors to become better as a people, it is a necessity that we change our outlook on business ownership and land ownership, to increase the wealth of the black community. We need jobs, so we must create these jobs in our neighborhoods, so that the... More »

Consumer confidence drops to new low in February


NEW YORK (AP) — Americans' already battered confidence in the economy went into free fall in February, sinking to new lows as consumers grow more fearful over massive job cuts and shrinking retirement accounts.Fresh economic news out Tuesday likely will com... More »

Boycott doesn’t stop game but gets message across


Displeased Aggies boycotted what they deemed unjust ticket sales the day before the much-anticipated Winston-Salem State basketball game on Feb. 21. While A&T basketball players drilled in preparation of the big game, flustered fans protested outside of Bro... More »

$78.4 mil owed to Alabama


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jurors ordered the German-based pharmaceutical company Sandoz Inc. on Tuesday to pay Alabama $78.4 million for causing the state Medicaid program to pay too much for prescription drugs from 1991 to 2005.The jury ordered Sandoz, a sub... More »



Students flocked to the nearest computers on campus to confirm the abrupt news of Chancellor Stanley F. Battle's resignation.

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Baghdad museum reopens after six years


BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's restored National Museum reopened Monday with a red-carpet gala in the heart of Baghdad nearly six years after looters carried away priceless antiquities as American troops largely stood by in the chaos of the city's fall to U.S. force... More »

Home prices continue to fall


NEW YORK (AP) — Home prices tumbled by the steepest annual rate on record in the fourth quarter, two housing indexes showed Tuesday, and the pace of decline continued to gain speed in all but a handful of battered cities.The farther prices fall, the fewer h... More »

Spend money on an experience not a product


If someone had to write a book about your life, would it be adventurous? Or would it be so boring that the high lights of your life would be buying your first pair of Jordan's. If your life story consists of just buying new things then you're simply not liv... More »