by: Ya-Marie Sesay, Leenika Belfield-Martin and Ayanna Maxwell Hampton University Student Government Association President Martha Baye on Feb. 22 issued a letter detailing proposed resolutions to student complaints voiced at a town hall meeting earlier in the week. “We appreciate students for coming forward to voice their concerns,” Baye stated in a letter posted on hamptonu.edu detailing how the matters were addressed by the administration. HU President Dr. William R. Harvey called a meeting that day for administrators and campus leaders to discuss the issues. Title IX Coordinator Attorney Kelly Harvey-Viney assured the administration and campus leaders that the University’s … Continue reading Administration aims to move forward following HU town hall meeting
Selena Roberts | Staff Writer As the awards season drew to a close, the iHeartRadio Music Awards named the best of the best music artists in … Continue reading Cardi B’s medley, Eminem’s stern words stand out at iHeartRadio Music Awards
Tempis Askew | Staff Writer Madame C.J. Walker, Sheila Johnson and Oprah Winfrey are female entrepreneurs who have contributed to the success of one demographic of … Continue reading Passion into profit: The emergence of the female entrepreneur
Leenika Belfield-Martin & Chelsea Harrison | Staff Writers From left, Roland Martin, DJ Envy and HU President Dr. William R. Harvey Leenika Belfield-Martin; Hampton University Hampton … Continue reading HU’s 40th Black Family Conference impresses
Isaiah Spencer | Staff Writer Former Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins signed a three-year, $84 million contract – fully guaranteed – with the Minnesota Vikings on … Continue reading Done in Washington, Cousins will take hikes with Vikes
Kyra Robinson | Staff Writer Top streaming service, Netflix, and Barack and Michelle Obama are currently discussing the creation of a new series that could significantly … Continue reading Obamas-Netflix partnership sparks excitement
Leenika Belfield- martin | Lifestyle Editor Beyoncé’s newly vegan lifestyle in preparation for her upcoming Coachella performance has her fans ready to go vegan, too. Are you considering a lifestyle change? The Vegetarian Society defines a vegetarian as someone who “does not eat foods that consist of, or have been produced with the aid of products consisting of or created from, any part of the body of a living or dead animal.” Benefits of going vegetarian, according to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, include prevention of cancer and heart disease, decrease of blood pressure, reduction of possibility of osteoporosis … Continue reading So, you want to be vegetarian or vegan?
Randall Williams | Sports Editor There has been a lot of drama between Hampton University and the MEAC of late. The Pirates’ announced leave has left a bad taste in the conference’s mouth. HU is headed for the Big South. March 10, that was set aside. Instead, the drama was on the court. The Lady Pirates entered the MEAC women’s basketball championship game in Norfolk having won seven contests in a row and were facing North Carolina A&T. A month earlier, HU had handed the Aggies their only conference loss. In the MEAC title game, the Aggies handed the Pirates … Continue reading Championship slips from the Lady Pirates’ hands