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March 27, 2013

String of attacks kills 6 in Iraq Iraqi authorities say a string of attacks have left at least six people dead, including a candidate in the upcoming provincial elections. Police officials say gunmen attacked two military p...

Do not expect widespread backlash on new gay policies

March 27, 2013

Court decisions sometimes spark dramatic political backlashes. Brown v. Board of Education, which struck down school segregation laws in 1954, temporarily retarded progressive racial reform in the South and advanced the political ca...

Excessive fines for sugary drinks will not curb obesity

March 27, 2013

You are standing on top of a building about to jump. Your mind is made up and you are ready to end your life. The only problem is that the building is too high. So as soon as you are about to put yourself out of your misery, th...

Beyoncé owes fans no apology for new Bow Down recording

March 27, 2013

Beyoncé released a new single called “Bow Down/I Been On” on her website without any warning or explanation. Like everything else she does, it stirred controversy. The record did endorse a vulgar and rather cocky side of...

Beyoncé lovers should not Bow Down after contraversial song

March 27, 2013

Beyoncé’s new single “Bow Down” has generated mixed reviews. With conflicting sounds and wailing voices in the background, I must say that I am not a fan of this one. First of all, the voice over used at the conclusio...

C. African Republic president overthrown by rebels

March 27, 2013

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Rebels overthrew Central African Republic’s president of a decade on Sunday, seizing the presidential palace and declaring that the desperately poor country has “opened a new page in it...

NCAA Tourney could be one for the ages

March 20, 2013

It is that time again. March Madness is the most exciting part of the college basketball season. With ranked teams slipping up left and right and no dominant powerhouse, this tournament is shaping up to be one for the ages. With the unpredictabi...

Ask a black guy

March 20, 2013

Do you avoid pursuing relationships with women who already have children? Why? Guy#1 Duh, why would I do that? If I am going to start a relationship, I prefer to start with somebody who has a clean slate. There are too many pro...

Pope brings new life to the Vatican

March 20, 2013

Very few Argentines were on hand for the proceedings, for the white smoke followed by the traditional proclamation, Habemus papam “We have a pope.” But on the other side of the world, the people of Buenos Aires erupted wi...

Spring Break can get costly

March 2, 2013

Spring Break vacations are beautiful, lifelong, lasting memories but they come at a pretty steep price. Spring break has become a tradition at N.C. A&T just as if it were homecoming or probates. It is the time of year where mos...

Love in college is not the same

March 2, 2013

Back in the day parents used to send their daughters to college not just to get an education but to find a husband. Back in the day parents used to send their daughters to college not just to get an education but to find a hu...

Emmett Till reference shines bad light on Lil Wayne

February 20, 2013

On Tuesday, one of my professors played “Karate Chop Remix” by Future featuring Lil Wayne to ignite our daily discussion. The song begins with Future rapping about drug use as if being drugged out is the coolest thing in...

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