Do Social Networks Construct Fake Personalities?

Are you one of those people who make it a point to tweet more than 100 times a day? Do you know anyone who does? Society is...

Guiltless Sandusky: The Monster Behind the Penn State Scandal

Disgraced former Penn State defensive coordinator and alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky, who was arrested on Nov.5 for charges of sexually harassing eight boys over a 15-year...

Norfolk State Defeats Hampton in the 1st Battle of the Bay Poetry Slam

On Thursday, November 10, 2011, history was made in Norfolk. A sea of green and gold cheered on their Spartans as they watched their beloved Norfolk State University defeat Hampton...

The Significance of HBCU Bands

HBCUs were originally established in the late 1800's to transition African Americans into society towards the end of slavery. Not long after the establishment of these institutions,...

Herman Cain’s Campaign is Falling Apart

  One week can change everything in an election. For Herman Cain, it's more like half a week. Herman Cain has been accused of sexually harassing by 3 women this...

Midterm Madness!

Midterms: EVERY college student’s worst nightmare. Things seem to be going along smoothly and then –BAM! This time of the semester is dreaded almost as much as...

The Importance of Political Awareness

For decades our ancestors bled, fought and died in order to ensure our rights as equal citizens. The Ku Klux Klan, than a legal militant terrorist organization, developed...

NYPD’s “Blue Code of Silence” Screams Injustice & Prejudice

Earlier this month, a New York Police Department narcotics officer (often shortened to narc), blew a troublesome police scandal wide-open when he testified against corruption inside the...

The Fight for the American Dream

American citizens have been protesters for change for decades. From the rallies against the inclusion of Americans in the Vietnam War to the marches throughout Georgia and...

The Gloucester Institute: HBCUs Leading the Way

HBCU’s Lead Too!             Students from several HBCUs received the chance of a lifetime this past weekend in Gloucester County, Virginia. I am blessed to be a part...

What to do about Amber Cole

Earlier this week, a 14-year-old African-American girl by the name of Amber Cole was recorded performing oral sex for her boyfriend outside of their school grounds. Amber...

My Final Homecoming as an Undergraduate Student

Homecoming is a grand celebration at universities across the nation. The name alone gives everyone a rush as they return to their roots to show their love...

The Plight of the Black QB

Many would have you believe that the hurdles and obstacles that black athletes have had to overcome ended with the integration in baseball with Jackie Robinson. At...

Alpha Phi Alpha General President Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr. visits Virginia Union University

       Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr., the 33rd General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. came to visit the ‘hollow grounds and dear old walls’ of Virginia...

The New American Society : Breaking the Chain

By Dior Ginyard The Troy Davis story has taken over the social media platforms and news air waves over the past couple of days. Everyone, from college students...

Troy Davis’ legacy lives on after executuon

Troy Davis was to be executed tonight at 7 P.M. in a Georgia prison after being accused of killing Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail in August 1989....

Two HBCU Students Killed in the Past Two Weeks, When Will the Madness End?

Bowie State University was in the midst of celebrating its Homecoming on Thursday, September 15, when the student body received horrible news. Dominique T. Frazier was stabbed...

U.S Officials Confirm “Credible But Unconfirmed” Threat on 9/11 Anniversary

Washington, D.C.—United States officials have indicated a “specific, credible but unconfirmed” threat against the United States on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The Department...

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