Remembering Deirdre Cherie “D Cherie” Lofton

By Patrick Battle, Scene Editor Caring, helpful, cooperative, loving, sharing. These are just a few words to describe Deirdre Cherie “D Cherie” Lofton. Greensboro natives will remember her wise and comforting voice from N.C. A&T’s radio station WNAA (90.1 FM) and as an on-air voice for WGMG (97.1 FM). However, journalism students and alumni recognize her […]

6 tips for new parents going back to school

By Breeana Draper Going back to school after having a child can be rewarding but very exhausting. Earning your college degree can ensure that you and your child have a bright future. It gets challenging along the way, so here are a few tips to help you through it: 1. Don’t feel guilty: Studying and […]

What is the Body positive movement? Kierra Blckmon

By Kierra Blackmon “The problem isn’t with your body; the problem is what you think of it … And what you think of yourself.” The body positive movement is inspiring people to embrace and adopt more positive attitudes towards their bodies. This involves accepting your body the way it is to be free of harmful […]

T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle

By Chyrée Counts T.I. and Tiny are getting a divorce but they have decided to show their new lives as a separated couple and parents. The final season of T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle aired earlier this month showing fans how the Harris family is adjusting to the new changes. Tiny and four of […]

NoiaBrittany: A&T’s new student business

By: Brittany Van Pelt There are many dedicated student entrepreneurs on this campus of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. One of the most successful rising businesses is that of sophomore Business Management-Entrepreneurship student, Brittany Bygrave. Bygrave’s business is called NoiaBrittany. She makes raw, natural Shea butter that has multiple functions, including stretch mark […]

Ares: Rapper Patrick Battle and his love for rap music

By Breeana Draper Journalism and Mass Communications student, Patrick Battle, is a talented rapper from Rocky Mount, North Carolina. In high school, Patrick participated in the jazz band and he was a part of the marching band drumline. Although he did well as a drummer, he discovered his talent for rapping. However, it was not […]

CEO FUBU visits A&T

By: Brittany Van Pelt, Contributor FUBU Founder Daymon John kicks off Chancellor Speaker Series Chancellor Martin kicked off his Chancellor Speaker Series this past Wednesday with FUBU CEO, Daymon John. John spoke to a crowd of over a hundred students about building your own empire. “I attended because I respect Daymon John as businessman and investor. […]

Aggie Night Live

Aggie Night Live held its final show for the year April 29 in the Harrison Auditorium. The audience was laughing, screaming and clapping for what the cast had to offer. It was great entertainment to sit through even with air conditioning issues. For over two hours there was no seat that was empty. During the […]

The Fresh Prince of Bel-air V. The Martin Show

By Patrick Battle, scene editor  and Tishawna Williams, online editor The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a 90’s American sitcom which was featured on NBC. The show aired on September 10, 1990 through May 20th 1996 with 148 episodes. The show stars Will Smith, who plays a fictionalized version of himself. The plot features his […]

Interview with Willie Grimes Family

By Tishawna Williams, online editor and Jana Shaw, editor and chief On May 20, 1969 20-year-old Willie Grimes was killed in the crossfire of the 1969 Uprising. Grimes was a sophomore at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Grimes was not the only student shot but was the uprising’s only casualty. Grimes’ killing is […]

Shooting At Pride Hall

By Dante Miller, Yard Editor Twenty-five-year-old, Vic Kimeko James, was found with a gun shot wound in a car in front of Pride Hall on April 20 around 11:30 pm to midnight. According to Captain Nathanial Davis, there were two women involved – one was a student and the other was not – and they […]

Why Do Black Men Bash Black Women?

As of late, I’ve seen a public discourse occurring between black women and black men. It’s becoming incredibly clear that ‘skin folk ain’t kinfolk’ and I feel like there are some key reasons why. One of the things that always seems to be a jab at black women is something that doesn’t even have to […]