How to snag your summer internship

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor As the academic year comes to a close, many students begin to ask this question: “What’s next?” Those nearly three months between the spring and fall semesters can be spent a number of ways. Maybe you’ll spend it on a beach in an exotic country. Maybe you’ll spend it at your high school summer job. If you want to spend your summer enriching your future, then consider interning. An internship is not only the best way to brand yourself for future employers, it can be a fun and rewarding experience. USNews said in an article … Continue reading How to snag your summer internship

So, you want to be vegetarian or vegan?

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?

Administration aims to move forward following HU town hall meeting

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

HUPD asks church to not approach any other students on campus

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor Two women representing a church approached a Hampton University student Feb. 12 outside the campus cafeteria. One of the women asked sophomore pre-nursing major Janelle St. Clair about “God the Mother.” “She was pushing for an intimate session, private study,” St. Clair said. “Either way, students shouldn’t be subjected to that.” University police agreed. HUPD asked the church – the World Mission Society Church of God – to not approach students on campus, according to a Feb. 13 statement from HU Police Chief David Glover. “As a private institution, we do not allow off campus … Continue reading HUPD asks church to not approach any other students on campus