by Antonio Garland On March 6, the Spartan’s played their last basketball game of the season against the North Carolina Eagles. Earlier, the Lady Spartans team played against the Eagles and lost 53 to 63. Before the men’s game, they warmed up with free throws while their home band played for the crowd. As [...]
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A state commission created to soften the blow of military base closings in Virginia is proposing cooperation over confrontation, a tack that is finding little political support. The Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities reasons that defense cuts are inevitable and Virginia should seek a say in how they [...]
The NSU PRIORITY DEADLINE for the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is MARCH 15, 2014!!!! Financial Aid Applications for Summer School 2014 are now available! Now is the time to plan for summer school. To obtain a Financial Aid application for Summer School 2014, please visit https://www.nsu.edu/enrollment-management/financial-aid/index. Complete the application and [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums. The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Tuesday, March 4th 2014 night that would allow sellers [...]
By Antonio Garland On Sunday, February 23, the Delta Sigma Theta sorority honored its newest members by hosting a probate to present them at Joseph Echols Hall in Norfolk State University. Friends and family gathered to see their presentation. A probate is a special show a sorority holds to introduce new members of their [...]
The Spartan Echo is accepting applications now for all editor positions. Editors will serve during the fall 2014 semester and may receive a performance grant for their service. Amounts vary by position. Some work—done from home—will be necessary during the summer break to prepare for the fall semester. Please see the Spartan Echo staff [...]
by Chantelle Polite Norfolk State competed in the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) Saturday, February 15, earning them a spot at the HCASC National Championship in Los Angeles, California. Students John Ellis, Jr., Alvin McCloud, Derek Smith, and Derrick Thompson represented Norfolk State at they performed in the competition. This was NSU’s 24th year [...]
Recent studies show that obesity is an ongoing problem in the United States. Ramsey Henderson of Norfolk State University and Spartan Echo TV takes a look at some of the basic fundamental principles of staying fit and burning off those calories.
Natural hair is becoming more of a styling trend among African-American women…and the same could be said about students on the campus of Norfolk State University. Jasmine Battle of Spartan Echo TV takes a look at what’s behind the growing style of natural hair.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk police plan to increase their presence near Old Dominion University following the off-campus slaying of a student. The police department tells media outlets that it also will provide any additional resources needed by the ODU Police Department to increase safety within the university community. Police say 20-year-old sophomore Paul [...]
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A second clerk plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that declares Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, according to a notice filed in federal court Tuesday. The Prince William County Circuit Court clerk in Northern Virginia filed the notice to appeal in Norfolk one day after U.S. District Judge Arenda [...]