POPPIN’ OR NAH?

1. New freshmen crowding the Union? 2. “Being Mary Jane?” 3. The “Scandal” drought? 4. Teachers assigning homework already? 5. Madonna dropping the “n” word on Instagram? 6. This fickle weather? 7. Kool-Aid red hair? 8. Every girl claiming they woke up like this? 9. Girls being “drunk in love” while their man is sober and cheating? 10. Knock-off UGGS? 11. Jeffrey Campbell Lita boots still being worn? 12. See through leggings? 13. Leggings for pants? 14.30 inch weaves? 15. Boys in camo pants? 16. Boys wearing mismatch patterns and calling themselves hipsters? 17. DM games on Instagram? 

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Execution in Texas reignites global treaty

LA RUANA, Mexico — A week after the federal government seized security functions in troubled Michoacan state, the organized crime group wreaking havoc in the state has gone to ground.

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Daft Punk rocks the Grammys

Dance music has never been a particular favorite at the Grammy Awards. For decades, even as electronic music sold millions of albums around the world, it was virtually ignored by the music industry’s most prestigious awards show. 

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Community service no longer required

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize. “Life’s most persistent and urgent questions is: What are you doing to help others?” is perhaps one of King’s most famous quotes. 

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Iran Halts in Uranium Enrichment Efforts

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.

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N.C. A&T travels to Durham to take on NCCU

North Carolina A&T’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are headed to Durham, N.C. to faceoff against historic rivals, the North Carolina Central University Eagles, Wednesday, Jan. 22. 

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Citizens form police review committee

In response to numerous complaints against the Greensboro Police Department, the Greensboro Citizens’ Interim Police Review Committee (GCIPRC) has been established.

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Economy rises, Obama plummets

The stock market has hit sky-scraping highs, the unemployment rate has dipped to a five-year low and any number of economic statistics new car sales, home prices, consumer spending point to a perked-up economy that is steadily growing. 

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Honoring the Legacy: Franklin E. McCain, Sr.

Franklin Eugene McCain, Sr., a member of The A&T Four and a name well-known on North Carolina A&T’s campus, passed away on Jan. 9, just six days after his 73rd birthday. 

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Funny women get us where we live

Are men obsolete? Geneticists might argue and the folks on Fox News certainly believe it’s a hot topic, but NBC, where Amy Poehler and Tina Fey just triumphed at the Golden Globes, and ABC, where Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting the Oscars, seem to be confident that they are at least when it comes to hosting awards shows.

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