Trump Jumps the Gun

By Allison Gilmore   On Thursday, April 6th, President Donald Trump ordered for 59 Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to be launched at a Syrian airbase. This was performed in response to the chemical warfare that has been unleashed upon innocent men, women, and children. Trump sees this proactive response as heroic, but he does not realize he […]

HB2 vs. HB142: What’s the difference?

By Brittany Van Pelt, Contributor House Bill 142, which was signed into law late last month by Governor Roy Cooper, repealed North Carolina’s controversial House Bill Two law. Yet, many have been asking if the law really holds significant change. HB2 * Required transgender people to use the restroom that corresponds to the sex on their […]

Blacks and Mental Health: Why We Suffer in Silence

The topic of mental health has become a hot button issue in our country. Even with growing social awareness, there is still a strong stigma about the legitimacy of mental illness. This stigma is most prevalent in the African-American community. As someone who has battled depression and anxiety since the age of fourteen, I believe […]

Is T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle over?

By Chyrée Counts In December fans were shocked about the news that rapper Clifford “T.I.” Harris filed for divorce from his wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris. T.I. and Tiny are adored for their 15- year relationship and their reality show, T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle, which shows their lives as married parents raising their blended […]

Sex strike 101- The two C’s rare to mesh

By Akiva Rooks Celibacy is often deemed a foreign language in college. That word just never seems to fit the portrait that college frames. For most students, this is the perfect place to discover ones sexuality; especially if you haven’t already done so before this point. But it is this very stigma that drowns out […]

NCAT Pro Day

Brianna Williams, contributor The arrival of spring signifies more than blooming flowers and the unofficial start of allergy season. For avid fans of football, especially college football fans, the arrival of spring means two things: Pro Days and spring games. Aggie fans were able to get their fix for one of those two events on […]

The OG of Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Alexis Wray In a world constantly divided by skin color, at times there is really only one thing that can bring them together: music. Music can allow a person to look at the world differently while being entertained at the same time, and if any musician had the ability to do inspire that, it […]

Does the “Oreo” Stereotype Really Exist?

By Brittany Van Pelt, contributor There stereotypes in our society associated with different racial groups. These images are most commonly portrayed through the media. African-Americans are often portrayed as volatile thugs for men or abrasively angry for women. However, one stereotype that is often omitted from media portrayal and acknowledgement is the “Oreo” stereotype. Per, […]

The Reality Of Catfish: The TV Show

By London Thompson, contributor & Tishawna Williams, online editor Before the show catfish aired on MTV, there wasn’t really a name for being tricked into falling in love with a stranger online. The show was an instant hit because it examined the relationships of people who found themselves under these unique circumstances. At first it […]