Nazim Trammell-Wells | Contributing Writer With schools that are only 14 miles apart, comparisons are inevitable. Here in Virginia, with no professional sports, it is a big deal when two local universities meet—especially schools in the Hampton Roads area, one of Virginia’s athletic hotbeds. Old Dominion University, a big-time university in the area, is a member of Conference USA. Hampton University is a current member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, but will soon enter the Big South Conference following this July. Being in different conferences, the teams only compete against each other once a year. Last year, the Lady Pirates … Continue reading Battle of the 757
Tianna Bradford | Staff Writer As we go home for break and we see our family, other cousins and siblings who are also in college, there’s always the debate of whose school is better and has the more leading potential. I’ve always asked myself what it’d be like if I went to a non-traditional school. If my campus were in the heart of New York or Chicago, would I still have the same school spirit? I interviewed Kayla Bradford, a junior psychology major at Pace University in Manhattan, New York. I asked her what it’s like to go to a … Continue reading Traditional vs. nontraditional: Whose college is better?
Alexus Baldwin | Staff Writer “Freshman 15” can be a college student’s worst fear. When a teenager is put into a new environment filled with fatty foods and no parents restricting them from junk food, it can be hard … Continue reading How to avoid the infamous ‘Freshman 15’
Amarah Blythe | Staff Writer The crowd went wild for the 2015 Miss Hampton Scholarship Pageant contestants as they made their grand entrance on Friday, September 26, 2015. The audience was in awe as the contestants modeled their beautiful gowns. … Continue reading 2015 Miss Hampton Scholarship Pageant contestants took the crowd at Ogden Hall
Kadidja A. Dosso | Contributing Writer The girls are ecstatic! Their smiles stretch from ear to ear as they listen to Kallie and her fellow Rose Petal mentors conduct a mentoring session about careers. As each mentor explains what their … Continue reading “C” the light through the dark
Nysah Warren | Staff Writer Kyesha Wadlington, a senior nursing major at Hampton University spent her summer working with the world’s first pediatric double hand transplant patient. Wadlington, a student of The School of Nursing, was a standout this summer … Continue reading Hampton Student Works with the World’s First Double Hand Transplant Patient
Darryn Mumphery | Contributing Writer On July 12, Hampton University welcomed 32 high school students for it’s first ever DREAM Digital Media Academy, a summer camp geared towards increasing the presence of minorities in digital media and technology. “DREAM” is … Continue reading 32 High School students participate in Scripps Howard’s Digital Media Summer Camp