Jelani Scott | Sports Editor Battling against the likes of Columbia, Villanova, Syracuse and the University of Maryland is an opportunity that not many of Hampton’s athletic programs has the chance to do. For the Sailing Team , however, they were able to not only compete against but also defeat all four of these schools, as well as 13 others, en route to their first place finish at the Henry Luce Trophy Regatta in October. Over the last couple years, HU’s Sailing Team, the only co-ed Division I team on-campus, has quietly been reaping the benefits of their hard work. … Continue reading HU sailor Luca Taglialegne skips no questions in Q&A about Sailing Team’s quiet successes
Donald Huskey | Staff Writer The UFC has had some of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. Anderson “The Spider” Silva reigned as the middleweight champion for six straight years while posting 16 straight wins, a UFC record according to Fight Matrix.com. We’ve seen Jon “Bones” Jones completely dominate his opponents and become the youngest champion in UFC history. Before her first defeat, Ronda Rousey was nearly untouchable, winning 12 straight fights, 11 of them not going past the first round as stated by Huffington Post editor Peter Andrew Hart. Even with all of these superstar athletes, though, … Continue reading UFC enigma Conor McGregor’s recent boxing license grant increases speculation of Mayweather dream match
Kayla Key | Staff Writer There are few people who experience the mounds and mounds of chocolate bars given to them when they win the semi-final round of Pennsylvania’s PIAA State Championship basketball season and you know you will be going to Hershey Park’s Giant Center to play the final game of your high school career. Senior sports management major Malia Tate-Defreitas, who was a class A point guard for her state championship team, knows that feeling. Four years later, and a long way from both her hometown of Harrisburg and those days of scoring over 3,000 points for her … Continue reading Lady Pirates’ guard Malia Tate-Defreitas reflects following career milestone
Avary Gillard | Contributing Writer I think we all have that one friend with the cute brother. The cute brother we thought we would never like, because he was basically family to you. Until one day, you just happened to … Continue reading Why shouldn’t you date your friend’s brother?
William Ricks | Staff Writer This NFL regular season has been full of surprises. Powerhouse teams struggling and teams you’d expect to be terrible are in the thick of the playoff hunt. Then there are the Cleveland Browns, who have … Continue reading The return of the Oakland Raiders
William Ricks | Contributing Writer It is the most wonderful time of the year if you’re a college football, it’s bowl season! Capital One Bowl Mania is about to get underway and this is the Christmas gift college football fans … Continue reading Top 5 College Football Bowl Games to Watch this Bowl Mania Season
Naomi Ludlow | Contributing Writer The African American Film Critics Association believes that 2016 has been an amazing year for black actors and films. This year’s black films are the start to potentially put an end to #OscarsSoWhite. The co-founder … Continue reading The Demise of #OscarsSoWhite