Obama visits A&T to talk race and HBCUs

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 Undefeated, A Conversation with The President: Sports, Race, and Achievement took place Tuesday afternoon and aired 10 […]

HBCUs lack respect of LGBT community

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 welcoming and inclusive. However, in recent years, as the movement for […]

Kid Cudi Album in the works?

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, Kid Cudi announced that he would be releasing two albums this […]

Topping the Beam

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 conferences and student organizations with updated technology throughout the building. The new student union replaces the […]

Aggies mourn death of two students

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 prayer at the clock tower occurred at 8:30 pm. […]

Fashion vs Style

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 our books, we open up a new […]

Keeping it in the family

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 speaking is one of the […]

Dress for Sucess

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 shoes with my shirt buttoned up). However, as I get older, I […]

Aggies rout Hampton 31-9

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 that of the schools colors. However, many of the students could be […]

Miss A&T presents #BeautyRush

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 Expression give-a-ways, guest speakers, make-up and hair tutorials for the ladies.” “Boston College set […]

President Obama to visit campus to talk HBCUs

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, Oct. 11 at 10 p.m. The program will be taped earlier in the […]