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Gone Girl: Best film of the year…so far

  by Briana Stanley “Gone Girl” is art and entertainment, a thriller and an issue, and a spookily assured audience picture. It is also a film that shifts emphasis and perspective so many times that you may feel as though you’re watching five short movies laced together, each transforming into the next. At first, “Gone [...]

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Inside Spartan Sports Returns Nov. 1

  NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk State football team has a bye this week, and so does Inside Spartan Sports. NSU’s one-hour news and information radio show on Star 1310 AM will not air this week (Oct. 25), but will return in its normal 11 a.m. to noon time slot next Saturday, Nov. 1.  Originally published [...]

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Senator Warner discusses college affordability, easing student debt burden

  An editorial by Sen. Mark Warner My story may be much like yours: I was the first in my family to graduate from college. I was able to pay for my degree by working part time and taking on student debt. And after finishing my education, I tried to start a business but failed [...]

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Student record label hits campus

    by Chantelle Polite Entertainment Alliance is a student run record label on Norfolk State’s campus. The organization gives students the opportunity to showcase their talents musically by holding different musical events. Entertainment Alliance also houses students from other universities in the Hampton Roads area to join their record label. “The purpose of the [...]

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“Black-ish” a hit for ABC

    By Sherese Stringfield ABC has announced its fall lineup and its latest offering, “Blackish”, has already gained rave reviews. Premiering on September 24, the show debuted at its 9:30 p.m. timeslot with strong ratings. According to Nielsen the show was viewed by over 11 million viewers, beating out ABC favorites “Modern Family” and [...]

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Ervin, White Lift Spartans to 21-13 Battle of the Bay Win at Hampton

  HAMPTON, Va. – Terrance Ervin passed for a career-high 335 yards and three touchdowns to help Norfolk State snap a two-game losing streak to Hampton with a 21-13 victory in the annual Battle of the Bay on Saturday afternoon at Armstrong Stadium. Ervin threw two touchdown passes to Isaac White and one to Keith Johnson. White registered career highs of [...]

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Ward’s Overtime Field Goal Rallies DSU to 13-10 Win over NSU

  NORFOLK, Va. – Mitchell Ward kicked the winning 43-yard field goal in overtime to propel visiting Delaware State to a 13-10 win over Norfolk State before 11,260 fans on the Spartans’ homecoming on Saturday afternoon at Dick Price Stadium. For the third straight year, DSU (2-5, 2-1 MEAC) rallied from a second-half deficit to beat [...]

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Love is not forever, except in certain packages

  An Editorial by Brehanna Daniels Many tend to believe that it is difficult to write about love, especially when the writer is a young person. However, I believe that young people understand love in many ways that would really startle adults. To begin with, love is the only force that one can give away and [...]

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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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