An editorial by Jonathan Phelps So, you’re a fresh-out-of-high-school college freshman and you decided to make your university debut at Norfolk State University. Great choice! Your next years here at this institution should be fantastic. However, this university can be quite the culture shock for some people. One thing in particular is the music. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
by Michael Nims Go to college, graduate and get a good job is what many of us were told as high school seniors. Being accepted and attending a university is the easy part, graduating and obtaining a job to pay back the student loans you’ve used to earn a degree is the hardest. Since [...]
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.
by Silas Langley Last week’s opening results proved why Jimmy Fallon is the new NBC host. Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ guests during the week ranged from Mariah Carey to Will Ferrell to First Lady Michelle Obama. With the new time slot, Fallon kept his old show’s protocols with various skits and monologues. Fallon brought all [...]
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.
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 [...]
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) – M. Christopher Brown II was regarded as a rising star in the world of historically black universities and a transformational leader at Mississippi’s Alcorn State University. Hired at just 38, he and the university were winning awards and Alcorn’s profile was on the rise. But by his third year on [...]