Barbie’ equals beauty

Many girls have conformed to the trend of being a “Barbie.” What is being a Barbie? If you ask some of your peers on campus they may say that it is a girl trying to be like Nicki Minaj. Some may say it is a fake, “plastic like” girl. Nicki grew up in Jamaica, Queens. Most girls from Queens are far from “plastic.” They are some of the realest people you will ever meet.

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Chavez accuses U.S. of ‘e-warfare’

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A day after saying he hopes to eventually cool tensions with Colombia, President Hugo Chavez charged that his neighbor recently allowed a U.S. military plane to carry out “electronic warfare” operations against Venezuela.

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The Attorney General Speaks Out

Let me be clear, I am going to write this one time and one time only, no matter how many rebuttals and refutes are written. I am writing this solely with the intent of addressing some things and defending my name.

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No texting while driving

A single gray car with the driver’s side door smashed in and its passenger seat removed, sat idly in the shade of a tree by the Holland Bowl.  A small teddy bear sits nearby it and a wreath of flowers hangs in the jamb of the ruined car door.  On the hood of the car, posters are attached to raise awareness of the Texting While Driving: The Wake Up Call program, which was held Wednesday, April 21 in the New Classroom Building auditorium.

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In Iowa, President Obama touts wind energy and stimulus help

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Back in the state that jump-started his White House bid, President Barack Obama sought to reassure wary Iowa voters with a message he hopes will resonate in the fall elections: The economic recovery hasn’t reached everyone, but progress is being made.

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Black community, it’s time to step up!

Last week, a close friend of mine who is currently in school back home in Chicago posted an article on Facebook about a 17-year-old boy, who on his death bed, would not give the name of the person who shot him.

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A&T mourns student, two staffers

On Monday, April 26, Melonnie Starr Johnson, 24, a senior history major at North Carolina A&T died of injuries suffered from a car accident. Johnson was set to graduate in December 2010.  Funeral arrangements have been made for Saturday May 1 at noon at Hood Memorial AME Zion Church, 2801 Rosehill Rd, Fayetteville, N.C.

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