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Va. seeks volunteers for U.Va. student search

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State emergency management officials are seeking volunteers for what they call a mass search Saturday for a missing University of Virginia student. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is organizing search volunteers in hopes of finding leads in the disappearance of Hannah Graham. She’s been missing since last weekend. All volunteer searchers are subject [...]

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Police resume search for missing Virginia student

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. The shift in the search for Hannah Elizabeth Graham is based on video that police obtained showing Graham walking early [...]

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Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem. White House officials say the campaign, called “It’s On Us,” will challenge everyone on [...]

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Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

  There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference. During the past 18 months, half the league’s schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities. Some are expanding stadiums and adding premium seating and luxury boxes to generate revenue, while trying to improve the gameday experience for [...]

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School district police stock up free military gear

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. At least 26 school districts have participated in the Pentagon’s surplus program, which is not new but has come under scrutiny after [...]

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Nicholas McDonald named Tom Joyner Hercules Scholar

  Nicholas McDonald, a future talk show host, multi-million dollar entrepreneur and preacher, is this week’s Hercules Scholar as announced by Tom Joyner on his Morning Show, Thursday, Sept. 18. You can listen to a repeat of the announcement at http://www.tjms.com/stream/. Nicholas will receive a $1500 scholarship from the Tom Joyner Foundation as part of [...]

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Police resume search for missing Virginia student

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. The shift in the search for Hannah Elizabeth Graham is based on video that police obtained showing Graham walking early [...]

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Missing University of Virginia Student

Missing University of Virginia Student

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. The shift in the search for Hannah Elizabeth Graham is based on video that police obtained showing Graham walking early Saturday [...]

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NSU makes a mark in Hollywood

  (NSU NEWSROOM)–A Norfolk State University alumnus has spent more than 20 years in Hollywood working behind-the-scenes on some of the industry’s biggest films such as “The Wolverine” and “Marley & Me.” Gregory Earls, who graduated in 1993 with a degree in mass communications, works as a post-production coordinator for 20th Century Fox Studios. Earls [...]

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Nontraditional students are the new tradition

  By: Stephanie Cousins Traditionally, students that enter college are usually around the age of 18 and are fresh out of high school. Those students are eager to learn and make friends and participate in every social event on campus. They also have the opportunity to stay in the dormitory and survive off meal plans [...]

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Students decide to stream with Netflix instead of flowing with cable

  by Stephanie Cousins House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and Arrested Development are just some of the shows that can be seen on Netflix. While video streaming is still in its infancy, it is becoming a welcomed alternative to cable television. Young people are a principle part of the “cut the cord” [...]

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