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Medicaid changes to take effect

February 15, 2019

Most of North Carolina’s 2.1 million Medicaid recipients are likely unaware that the program is about to dramatically change. That’s because, for years, most of the activity to make the transformation has taken place in legislative hearings and departmental conference calls. But no longer. After years of planning, the changes to North Carolina’s Medicaid system […]

World’s Fastest: N.C. A&T’s Kayla White breaks 200m record

February 15, 2019

Kayla White is the fastest 200-meter runner in the world this year. Aggie Pride is worldwide. The senior out of Miami ran against some of the best athletes in the country in the 200m fastest race at the prestigious Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday […]

GCS Superintendent shines spotlight on GCS’s worst schools

February 15, 2019

Guilford County Schools (GCS) Superintendent Sharon L. Contreras testified before the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor on February 12, where she addressed the condition of school facilities and how infrastructure impacts the educational experiences for students and teachers. She was the only superintendent in the country invited to testify at the hearing, “Underpaid […]

HKonJ 2019

February 14, 2019

Thousands of people descended on downtown Raleigh on February 9 for the 13th annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly march, led by the North Carolina NAACP. The people’s assembly is comprised of more than 125 NC NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 […]

UNCG men hit 20 wins for the third consecutive season

February 8, 2019

UNCG 96 VMI 66 For the first time in program history, UNC Greensboro men’s basketball has reached the 20-win mark three straight seasons, as the Spartans on Thursday, (Jan. 31) defeated VMI 93-66 at the Greensboro Coliseum. This is the fastest the Spartans have reached 20 wins in a season as well, doing so for […]

Sororities unite for women’s heart health

February 8, 2019

One in three women will be impacted by cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). This statistic is especially important for African American women whose risk is increased due to factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes. The AHA says that while nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can […]

Bennett College exceeds fundraising goal

February 7, 2019

Bennett College raised $8.2 million in its nationwide #StandWithBennett campaign. After 55 days of campaigning by Bennett College leaders, students, alumnae and supporters, the college announced on Moday, Feb.4, that it exceeded its $5 million fundraising goal. According to Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, the college is still counting donations. “I am so […]

Donors rally to Stand with Bennett College

January 31, 2019

Students, teachers and guests of Bennett College provided the college’s choral ensemble with a resounding standing ovation as the young ladies took a bow after performing an original gospel piece, “We Who Believe In Freedom.” There was much applause and the sound of amen inside Bennett’s Global Learning Center where The Rev. Dr. William Barber […]

Lady Aggies move to 6-0 in MEAC with win over NCCU

January 31, 2019

DURHAM – North Carolina A&T has figured out one simple concept in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball play thus far this season. If they can’t score, they can’t win. Despite not shooting well from the floor and the free throw line late in the game, the Aggies held on for a 52-49 win over […]

A&T Theatre Arts presents: The Taming of the Shrew

January 30, 2019

North Carolina A&T State University’s Theatre Arts Program presents the raucous Rom-Com, The Taming of the Shrew. This classic play is anything but tame in the hands of director Xulee-Vanecia J. Love. The power reaches a fever pitch as Petruchio, is challenged to tame the beautiful and strong willed shrew, Katharina. This unbridled new spin […]

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