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NSU Opens Up Strong at Elon Invite

  ELON, N.C. – The Norfolk State men’s tennis team got its season started off on the right foot at the Elon Invitational, as the trio of seniors Daniel Grauel, Igor Braga and Pascal Domnik combined to go 8-3 in singles competition. Of the three NSU players, Domnik competed in the highest bracket, the A1 [...]

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Clark’s Late TD Run Gives NSU Win over Morgan State 15-14

  NORFOLK, Va. – Tyler Clark scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 29 seconds left to lift Norfolk State to a dramatic 15-14 win over Morgan State in the 67th annual Fish Bowl Classic on Saturday evening at Dick Price Stadium. The win snapped NSU’s six-game losing skid dating to last season and was the eighth consecutive [...]

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Spartans drop conference opener to Hampton, 3-0

  HAMPTON, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team fell in its opening conference match of the year on Friday evening, 3-0 to Hampton at HU’s Holland Hall   The Pirates took the match in a sweep by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-16. The loss dropped NSU’s record to 0-13 overall and 0-1 in the [...]

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Spartan Echo EIC named Hercules Scholar by Tom Joyner Foundation

  by Jason Gill It was an honor and a surprise to receive the news of being selected as a Hercules Scholar by the Tom Joyner Foundation. It’s a great thing that Tom Joyner reaches out to HBCUs and is noted for giving back to his community. I like to think of it as reaching [...]

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Winter trends for 2014-2015

  by Ebony Walker Now that winter is coming up, everyone wants to know what the hottest trends are going to be in 2014-2015. Fashion experts have named four major trends for this upcoming winter: Sweet Sixteen, the Rocker, the Pro Sport and Folkloric. The first trend is the Sweet Sixteen trend and this was [...]

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Licata Leads Buffalo Past NSU, 36-7

  BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo quarterback Joe Licata passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to propel the host Bulls to a 36-7 win over Norfolk State on Saturday at UB Stadium. Anthone Taylor rushed for 116 yards for Buffalo (2-2), which dealt the Spartans (0-4) their sixth straight loss dating [...]

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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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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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Drumline: A new beat

  By Richelle Hammiel This year marks the 12th anniversary for the musical phenomenon Drumline, which set a high standard for marching bands everywhere.  The long anticipated sequel, Drumline: A New Beat, is set to premiered by VH1 on Oct. 27 with a few members of the original cast, but with many new faces that [...]

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