‘Formation’ Continues to Catch Controversy

February 24, 2016

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Beyoncé shocked the world when she dropped her surprise album on December 13, 2013. Two days before the Super Bowl, Beyoncé shocked the world once again with a song and a video that spoke volumes to the African-American...

From HBO to Primetime: Is There an Oversaturation of Homosexuality in the Media?

February 24, 2016

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From Lee Daniels’ hit television series “Empire,” to the newly popular VH1 series “Hit the Floor,” there is a visible presence of the gay community in television. Read More »...

9 Things Gay Students at A&T Want you to Know

February 14, 2016

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1-We don’t want you. ….and still the loudest and most homophobic person in the room will avoid sitting next to us in class almost as if sexuality and influenza are one and the same. Read More »...

GHOE: Pride vs. Profit, Is It About Dollars or Tradition?

October 21, 2015

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The Greatest Homecoming on Earth (GHOE) is finally here. Students are fi lled with excitement and alumni are ready to rekindle the relationships they’ve cultivated on these very grounds. As GHOE begins, some students can’t...

To Be or Thot To Be

October 21, 2015

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Often times in college, especially at a poppin HBCU like N.C.A&T, our appearance and actions are often questioned to be classy or trashy. Now that the infamous GHOE has arrived, it’s important to know how to be avoid being...

Homecoming Dos and Don’ts

October 21, 2015

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Do - dress to impress. You never know whom you may run into. I mean it is the greatest homecoming on earth! Read More »...

The Art of Being Baeless During Cuffing Season

October 7, 2015

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This week of dreary weather has affected singles everywhere. Some called old flings to ‘Netflix and chill,’ some laid alone in bed, succumbing to the tragic realities of their love lives, while others called upon their friends,...

Remaining Successful as Midterms Approach

October 7, 2015

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College is a place for a person to succeed in furthering his or her career and goals. Often, college students do not have a set plan to abide by, which leaves them struggling in their pursuit of collegiate success. In order for...

Black Actors Cross Over From Movies to Primetime

October 7, 2015

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Watching “Martin” this weekend on BET was a true flashback. In my apartment complex we don’t have MTV2 or TV One, where they play shows such as “Martin” frequently. Since I opted not to pay for a cable box this was the...

Is Social Media an Ultimate Outlet for the Quasi-feminist?

September 30, 2015

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Twitter and other social media networks have become the main platform for activism for millennials. One group particularly uses these platforms to share their ideals with the masses. This group is none other than the feminists....

Finding Culture Shock at an HBCU

September 30, 2015

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My transition from high school to college was quite interesting. My whole life I went to a predominately white Catholic schools. Every day, I had to wear these dreadful uniforms, all while attempting to avoid the negative vibes...

Online Dating: Is It Catfish or Nah?

September 30, 2015

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Online dating can be a fun and positive thing, however there is much room for negativity when it comes to virtual relationships. What defines online dating? Is it when someone slides through your DM’s on social media, saying...

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