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Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University’s commencement speech this year in Washington. The school announced Tuesday that Combs will be among five people who will receive honorary degrees as trailblazers in their fields. Combs was a Howard student in the late 1980s. He will receive an honorary doctorate [...]

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Why college students should also run a business

  These days, it seems as though Americans are spending more for college while getting less value in return – a trend research validates, says entrepreneur Matt Stewart. “The average cost for an in-state public college is $22,261, and a moderate budget for a private college averaged $43,289 for the 2012–2013 academic year; for elite [...]

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Tuition hike raises red flags

  An editorial by Jada Nunn-McLean Behold the green and gold! The rally cry for Norfolk State brings great pride to students, faculty and university alumni. However, students have a different tone recently. The Norfolk State University (NSU) Board of Visitors has voted to increase the cost of tuition and mandatory fees by $326 dollars [...]

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No team, but that doesn’t stop NSU wrestler

  by Michael Nims United States Navy veteran and Norfolk State University student Antwan Bynum settles his issues on the wrestling mat, but is also wrestling a more troublesome issue internally. Bynum, a 145-pound wrestler, competes independently in organized tournaments because Norfolk State University is without a team. NSU, which was once home to Division [...]

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Student athletes fight to be recognized as a union

   by Paige Jefferson Kain Colter, former Northwestern University quarterback, and his teammates filed a petition to form a labor union. NCAA football and basketball rake in billions of dollars every year.  However, college athletes only see scholarships, in addition to limiting their compensation. This union would help college athletes to receive benefits and health [...]

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