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October 2016

All posts published in October 2016

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Obama visits A&T to talk race and HBCUs

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BY Jana Shaw Editor-in-Chief During a time when race and the role of historically black colleges and universities are top priorities in the political discussion list, President Obama visits North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. ESPN The U... More »

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HBCUs lack respect of LGBT community

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By Janay Boone Managing Editor For many who choose to attend an HBCU, the decision is about more than just academics. Since the first HBCUs opened their doors, they have offered black students an opportunity to pursue advanced studies in a space that is welcom... More »

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Kid Cudi Album in the works?

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By Hakeem Shabazz-Norris Contributor 2016 is the year of great music. With music coming from every corner and sounding as beautiful as ever, you would be ready for one of the most influential people in music to release the next big thing. Earlier this year, Ki... More »

Kevin Hart: New Marriage, Movie, and Mogul

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By Patrick Battle  Scene Editor Kevin Hart has reached iconic status with his recent endeavors in the industry. While maintaining a prosperous career in comedy, Hart has been able to step into ownership and new platforms. Forbes released an article last month ... More »

Topping the Beam

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By Christyna Sommerville Photographer The soon to be third largest building is designed to be the social and cultural hub of campus providing amenities and services which will include an expanded bookstore, more dining options, and meeting spaces for conferenc... More »

Aggies mourn death of two students

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By Dante Miller Yard Editor Aggies gathered around the Deese Clock tower in prayer as friends and loved ones mourn for the loss of Alisia Dieudonne, 19, and Ahmad Campbell, 21. The two students were slain at an off-campus apartment during a house party.   The ... More »

Fashion vs Style

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By Douglas H. Lewis II Contributor  It’s no secret that the students here at A&T love fashion. We see it every day on our way to class. The campus is literally a walking runway. You know the routine. As soon as refund checks drop, after we (hopefully) buy ... More »

Keeping it in the family

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By Dominique Faison Videographer Could you imagine going live on stage in front of 9,000 people? What would your next move be if you made a mistake? Take a trip inside the mind of a musician and learn what to do when the pressure is on. For some people, public... More »

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Dress for Sucess

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By Douglas H. Lewis II Contributor   Dele Odomosu What does the idea of “dressing for success” mean to you? I was raised conservatively with the mindset that ‘dressing for success’ meant dressing to be taken seriously in any circumstance (wearing my shiny... More »

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Aggies rout Hampton 31-9

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By Jovan Hubbard Contributor Students and alumni alike filed in early to support their Aggies in the Division 1-FCS game against Hampton. This televised Thursday night matchup was a “Gold Night” game where the crowd was encouraged to sport gold attire to match... More »

Miss A&T presents #BeautyRush

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By Jazmine Devone Word Editor Miss A&T, Jasmine Boles, is on a mission to “empower the women of North Carolina A&T State University on October 12th in the Haynes-Taylor YMCA multipurpose room from 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.” Boles’ will have “beauty Express... More »

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President Obama to visit campus to talk HBCUs

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By: Jana Shaw Editor-in-Chief During a crucial time for the sustainability of minority schools, Obama plans to make a visit to the nation’s #1 public HBCU. A Conversation with The President: Sports, Race, and Achievement will air on ESPN and WatchESPN Tuesday,... More »