New look in NBA All-Star Game

Nazim Trammell-Wells | Contributing Writer This year’s All-Star Game in Los Angeles has players feeling a little festive, and it isn’t because of a party in Hollywood. The NBA switched up the landscape of the All-Star Game by ditching the old-fashioned way of having the Western Conference teams play Eastern Conference teams. This year, they are implementing a new format that permits the top vote-getters from each conference to select their own team of All-Stars. LeBron James and Stephen Curry received the most votes from their respective conferences this year, so this will make for a very entertaining game. Team … Continue reading New look in NBA All-Star Game

Hampton Pirates Men’s Basketball has a challenge in store

Justin Whitner | Staff Writer The Hampton Pirates’ home games have gone extremely well for the Pirates as of late. Jermaine Marrow and Lysander Bracey led Hampton with fantastic performances in back to back games. When the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats came to visit Hampton on January 29th, they entered the Convocation Center with a better record. Jermaine Marrow did not let that phase him, though. Marrow put up his best performance of the year thus far. He scored a career high 35 points, recorded 10 rebounds and was one assist shy of a triple double. The game was clearly coming to … Continue reading Hampton Pirates Men’s Basketball has a challenge in store

“You’re still scrolling through Twitter?!”

Tianna Bradford | Staff Writer As society has changed, technology has become more prominent, especially in our daily lives. New jobs are being always being created: The newly blossomed social media content creator, social media marketer, digital marketing manager. However, technology has begun to catch up with us. People are becoming more intertwined with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. Twitter has become the mecca of trends and latest fashion trends, while Facebook carries on humorous videos, fake news releases and catfishing. These apps have become a part of our daily lives. But can we manage … Continue reading “You’re still scrolling through Twitter?!”