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Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.7 Million to Nonprofits

November 1, 2019

Cone Health Foundation today announced the commitment of $4,733,847 in grants to 34 Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations, some of which received more than one monetary grant and others of which received technical assistance with no monetary grant. The awards support agencies working in the foundation’s four focus areas of grantmaking: access to health care, adolescent pregnancy […]

Aggies Trample Bison at Homecoming, Head for Battle at the Border

November 1, 2019

A&T: 62 Howard: 6 As Homecoming sparring partners go, the 1-6 Howard Bison provided about as much resistance last Saturday as probably was expected from them – which honestly, wasn’t a lot to begin with. After keeping things close for over a quarter, the undermanned Bison were eventually undone by their own talent deficiencies as […]

Hagan, Conyers remembered for their service

November 1, 2019

Right on the heels of the heart wrenching Oct. 25 funeral for Congressman Elijah Cummings, Democrats, Republicans and admirers are in continued mourning amid the unexpected passing of two more prominent political figures – former U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D – N.C.) and former Detroit, Michigan Congressman John Conyers. Sen. Hagan, 66, died Monday of […]

N.C. A&TSU Homecoming 2019 Wrap-up

November 1, 2019

After a week of concerts, comedy shows, class reunions and a winning football game, another Greatest Homecoming On Earth (GHOE) has wrapped up. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University celebrated its annual Homecoming with a week of activities (October 20 to October 27), filled with food, laughter and recalling old memories while making new […]

Gospel icons Kee and Lawerence to headline A&T Gospel Concert

October 25, 2019

Gospel greats John P. Kee and Donald Lawrence & Company will headline the Praise of Life concert for N.C. A&T’s Homecoming. The concert is 6 p.m. Sunday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. Students can purchase tickets for as low as $26 at the University Ticket Office. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the […]

The best band in the land brings energy to the BB&T stadium stands

October 25, 2019

North Carolina A&T’s Blue and Gold Marching Machine (BGMM) and Golden Delight are known to put on a show. For homecoming this year expect nothing less. For many fans, halftime at an HBCU is more important than the football game. When the band starts to play, some fans forget the game has started. An award-winning […]

Enjoy Homecoming but don’t overdo it

October 25, 2019

Homecoming traditionally implies an instance of returning to a familiar place where we once grew up or lived. It is a place that nurtured us and holds a dear and special meaning. As we get ready to observe the Homecoming for N.C. A&T State University, there are a few health reminders I would like to […]

After fiasco at FAMU, Aggies prepare to dominate Bison

October 25, 2019

Surrounded in enemy territory and besieged by their own emotions, A&T suffered a heartbreaking 34-31 overtime loss at Florida A&M this past Sunday in a contest that was marred by an ugly halftime brawl and several player ejections. That defeat marked the second year in a row that FAMU has shocked the Aggies on the […]

Clergy to City: Apologize

October 25, 2019

“It is often said that confession is good for the soul,” said Rev. William F. Wright of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church at a press conference on October 22 about the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. Wright was one of more than a dozen clergy members who have joined together with a request that the City of […]

‘Tis the Spirit of Tailgating Season

October 24, 2019

Tailgating is where Southern legacy meets HBCU culture. During GHOE this occurs from sunrise to sunset. This series of events on Saturday consists of students, Aggie Alumni, family and visitors spread out all over the southside of campus, Murrow Blvd, behind the football stadium, and in the baseball parking lot. Rest assured, everyone and their […]

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