Month

September 2015

All posts published in September 2015

36 posts

Staff Member’s Death Shocks Students

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A celebration of the life of Jonathan Riddick was held on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Riddick was an employee of North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University, where he also graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Technology in 201... More »

Care Fire Closes Traffic at Webb, Dowdy

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It’s a Fire! It’s a Fire! It’s a Fire! Yes, you heard right! Early this past week, a car caught on fire on N.C. A&T’s campus in the parking lot of Webb Hall. It brought a lot of attention, not only to students, but to faculty and staff as well. Although th... More »

Finding Culture Shock at an HBCU

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My transition from high school to college was quite interesting. My whole life I went to a predominately white Catholic schools. Every day, I had to wear these dreadful uniforms, all while attempting to avoid the negative vibes of strict teachers. More »

Online Dating: Is It Catfish or Nah?

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Online dating can be a fun and positive thing, however there is much room for negativity when it comes to virtual relationships. What defines online dating? Is it when someone slides through your DM’s on social media, saying “What’s up sexy, can we chill?” Doe... More »

Bratz, Beauty and Instagram Goddesses

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Our generation of 90’s babies was the first to grow up on MGA Entertainment’s Bratz dolls. Soon after its release, Bratz joined the masses of other children’s toys that are scrutinized for messages and ideals it communicated to female youth. There has always b... More »

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Press Play: What a Time to Be Alive

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#WATTBA — The hip-hop Gods have smiled upon us. After much speculation, “What a Time to Be Alive” became a reality. The Drake and Future collaboration is both an unexpected combo and pleasant surprise. More »

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’90s Nostalgia May Be Reality

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We all remember the feel- ing of joy and excitement Saturday morning cartoons brought to our childhood.It seems that same nostalgia will be a reality once again. More »

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Is ‘Scream Queens’ a Ding?

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You were either with or against the mean girls that terrorized your high school and middle school memories. Back in the ’80s and ’90s, they were everywhere. Playing skull croquette in Heathers, slamming wannabes against lockers in Jawbreaker, deadpanning “I do... More »