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Spartans to open baseball season with championship goals

  With the 2015 baseball season just days away, the Spartan baseball team has its sights set on returning to the MEAC championship game and avenging the loss that would have capped off a magical run. After a season that started off with the Spartans losing 12 of their first 15 games, the team managed [...]

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Tiger Woods taking a break

  by Shareen Nicholson On Wednesday, Feb 11, Tiger Woods announced that he would be taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour. This comes after Woods complained of his back hurting and removed himself from the Farmers Insurance Open last week. He was already scheduled to take off a couple of weeks before [...]

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Spring break on a budget

  by Shareen Nicholson Spring break is right around the corner for many colleges, but with travel expenses rising many students may not be able to afford an enjoyable break because they’re surviving on a budget, but that doesn’t mean they have to stay local for spring break this year. “While blowing a ton of [...]

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8 tips for women on professional appearance: Transitioning your wardrobe from college to the office

  by T’ney Stallings After graduating from college, getting a job is next on the to-do list. Transitioning your closet and your appearance is very important. Ladies, I know you love miniskirts and short dresses, but for the work place let’s try to keep them fingertip or even knee length. “A lot of women are [...]

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All-Star Weekend takes New York

    by Kareem Dobson Thursday, Feb. 12, stars from the National Basketball Association and all over the U.S. will descend on Manhattan for the 2015 All-Star Weekend Events. Starting with an all-day dunk-a-thon, the weekend will be reportedly the biggest weekend in basketball besides the 2015 NBA playoffs. The four major parts of the All [...]

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Pros and cons of going Greek

  by Ryan Howard Greek life can open a lot of networking opportunities, but also can be very time consuming. The Greek organizations are often glamourized for social activities such as parties and step shows. Students often don’t know about the things that happen behind the scenes. The community service meeting expectations from past members [...]

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NSU alumna to have her first solo art exhibition in Brooklyn

  Stephanie Kiah, a Brooklyn-based fine artist and Norfolk State alumna, will have the opening of her first solo gallery art exhibition in a Brooklyn, NY gallery on Feb. 12. She is a 2009 NSU graduate with a B.A. in Fine Arts. The exhibition titled “On Earth & Above” will be on display from Feb. [...]

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Police: Use of force in dog attack ‘unreasonable’

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An official investigating the arrest of a Virginia woman who said she was bitten by a police dog several times after leaving a party has determined that the use of force in the incident was unreasonable. London Colvin, an Army reservist and Norfolk State University student, had been knocked down by a partygoer [...]

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NSU student attacked by police dog

  by Shareen Nicholson Norfolk State University student London Colvin has filed use of force complaints against the Norfolk Police Department after Colvin attended an off-campus party in the 2900 block of Bayne Avenue. Colvin claims she was attacked by a Norfolk Police dog after refusing to answer questions when the police arrived following an [...]

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz concert postponed

  by Shareen Nicholson On Monday, Jan. 26, Chris Brown took to Instagram to tell fans his tour kick off at the Hampton Coliseum on Jan. 27 was postponed. “I would first like to apologize to all the fans and people who have been supporters of me and all the music over the years. The [...]

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Small-School prospects angling for NFL jobs at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Ali Marpet knows none of his Senior Bowl counterparts from Ohio State and Texas have ever heard of his school. Hobart College is hardly a football factory, but Marpet still made it from the tiny private liberal arts college in upstate New York onto the radar of NFL scouts and ultimately [...]

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