Hip-Hop & Higher Education

  ALFRED ANDERSON | Staff Writer   Hip-Hop, a genre that prides itself on rags to riches ideology, has played host to numerous artists that discovered their niche and achieved success in non-traditional ways.   These artists were not just gangsters and thugs that grinded their way to the top, …

‘B’ Student: Rutger’s Ph.D. candidate teaches “Beyoncé” course

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TAARI COLMAN | Staff Writter A new course was added to the Department of Women’s and Genders Studies at Rutgers University in January of 2012. Instructed by Kevin Allred, a doctoral student at Rutgers, “Politicizing Beyoncé” is a class dedicated to more than just the vocalists’ very successful musical career. …

Symposium Issue: The Story Behind the Cover photo

Inspired by the past  The Symposium Issue cover photo was inspired by the past, a 1970’s photo entitled ‘Going Places; Students walking by the Bell Tower.’ The Nubian Message wanted to pay homage to past students of the Wolfpack while also welcoming the incoming , so the replica was created …

Students Rally at Talley Over Concert Cancellation

Students were able to write down their concerns to be taken to the meeting with administration.

  Aaron Jones | Staff Writer The Talley Ballroom made to accommodate 1200 guests looked spacious in comparison to the small crowd of some 50 students and faculty members who attended the Rally for Talley, Friday. The rally, organized in response to the sudden cancellation of the Pan Afrikan concert featuring …