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Gray qualifies for MEAC Conference

    by Chantelle Polite After a short time at Florida State University, Junior Desmonae Gray carried her talents of track and field to Norfolk State University this school year. An Interdisciplinary Studies major at NSU, Gray is from Portsmouth, Virginia where she attended Western Branch High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. Gray has been running [...]

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Coles wins twice for NSU men at UNC

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sophomore Steve Coles posted victories in both the 200 and 400 meter races to pace the NSU men’s track and field team at the Joe Hilton Invitational hosted by the University of North Carolina on Saturday. Coles also registered personal-best marks with his two wins. He clocked a time [...]

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McNair named MEAC Player of the Week

    NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Kayla McNair of the Norfolk State softball team was named the MEAC Player of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced, after leading the Spartans to a 4-0 record over the weekend. McNair hit 5-for-9 with four runs, two home runs, six RBI and five walks in those [...]

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Common brings inspiration and motivation to Norfolk State

  by Antonio Garland Common, whose real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., appeared at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on April 8, to encourage students to follow their goals and dreams. Common spoke of how he got involved with the L.E.A.D. program, wanting to motivate young people. He said that coming to [...]

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HBCUX launches new network from NSU campus

by Donte Hayden As the opening event of this year’s annual MCJR Week, the students of Norfolk State University witnessed history on April 7 as Curtis Symonds, formerly of ESPN and BET, launched what many consider a future powerhouse in television, the HBCUX network. The network includes programming which ranges from sports and entertainment to [...]

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Room for improvement in inclement weather decision making at NSU

  An editorial by Michael Nims The spring semester is nearly over, but the winter weather still hasn’t loosed it’s grip. Inclement weather has caused a few early closings as well as full institutional closings. Horrible weather impending, students of Norfolk State University have watched  local news broadcasts and their email accounts in search of [...]

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William Carroll Writers Festival brings new light to a chosen few

  An editorial by Antonio Garland The purpose of the second annual William Carroll Writers Festival was to bring in writers to the Norfolk State University campus so they could be inspired and for students to be educated. When it was first announced, several students said it sounded like an interesting event to go to [...]

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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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Norfolk State board increases tuition

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk State University’s governing board has approved a tuition increase to help make up for declining enrollment. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1jmaMZy ) reports that in-state undergraduates will pay $7,552 in annual tuition and mandatory fees. That’s an increase of $326. The rate for room and board was raised by $250, to [...]

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NSU National Broadcasting Society wins “On the Spot” competition at national convention

  The Norfolk State University chapter of the National Broadcasting Society won the “On the Spot” competition at the national NBS-AERho convention in Los Angeles, CA  on March 15th.

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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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