Harveys’ six-figure donation creates new scholarships for students

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey and his wife, Norma B. Harvey, made a six-figure donation to the university, going to two scholarship funds: the Norma B. Harvey student stipend fund and the Laron Clark Jr. scholarship fund for first generation students. “My parents were my first role models,” Dr. Harvey said in a news release. “Establishing the Norma B. Harvey Student Stipend Fund and endowing the Laron Clark, Jr. Scholarship Fund for First Generation College Students is my way of honoring all of the life lessons they shared.” The Harveys donated $106,685 to … Continue reading Harveys’ six-figure donation creates new scholarships for students

Honors College students help local middle schoolers prepare for the PSAT

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor The Freddye T. Davy Honors College’s service learning class hosted a PSAT workshop for Hampton middle schoolers Nov. 18.  The theme of the workshop was “Work hard, Play Hard,” as the students worked hard at the workshop then played hard at the HU vs. HU game. Planning for the workshop began in early November. The students collaborated with middle schoolers from two nonprofit organizations called Diamonds and Pearls and Boyz II Men to help them plan the event. This community service project was part of the UNV 200 service learning class. This class, taught by … Continue reading Honors College students help local middle schoolers prepare for the PSAT

Fabulous fall footwear

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor Fall has officially arrived at Hampton. Multi-colored leaves are everywhere, and the days are shorter. Worst of all, the temperature has dropped. But, don’t fret my fellow Hampton women; you can still slay some cute shoes even if the weather isn’t so welcoming. Mion Edwards, a senior journalism major, marketing minor from D.C. is Hampton’s resident fashionista. Edwards runs a fashion blog and has recently begun personal styling. Edwards created her blog, Styles by Mion, four years ago. It focuses on women empowerment, fashion and lifestyle. She gets her shoe inspiration from other fashion bloggers … Continue reading Fabulous fall footwear

Meet the 2017 November Election Candidates

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor This year another election will take place on November 7th: The Virginia Election. The Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia is similar to the President of the United States. The governor is the head of Virginia’s executive branch and holds the duty “for ensuring that laws are faithfully executed” and also “for the safety of the state, as he serves as commander-in-chief of the Virginia Militia.” The candidates for this office are Ralph S. Northam, Edward W. Gillespie and Clifford D. Hyra. Ralph S. Northam is the democratic nominee for Governor and is currently Virginia’s … Continue reading Meet the 2017 November Election Candidates