What’s That Drank in Everyone’s Cup

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Alfred Anderson | Staff Writer A Closer Look at the Rap Industry’s Obsession with Lean  Rumors swirled the Internet a few weeks ago that New Orleans rapper, Lil Wayne had died as a result of seizures induced by his frequent use of Purple Drank. While these rumors were false, his hospitalization …

The Haute Seat: Pan Afrikan Edition

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Christopher Lynn | Staff Writer  It’s the Beard Gawd, aka Deion Slanders bringing you the Haute Seat once again. Coming back from a semester hiatus in full form, I bring you my review of the Pan Afrikan week as it pertains to fashion. Pan Afrikan week, from the Kick-Off  to the …

Face Off: Greeks Dominate the Weekend

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  Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief Worn as a symbol of the pain African Americans have endured as a people, Greek members put on their best Grit Faces for Pan Afrikan 2013 Grit faces galore were displayed this past weekend as the 2013 Pan Afrikan Festival came to an end. The greatest …

Bald is Beautiful

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DeErricka Green | Managing Editor Junior Aleiah Miller wanted to participate in the annual St. Baldricks event last year, but she “chickened out.” April 8 of this year however, thanks to the encouragement of friends and family, Miller shaved her shoulder-length hair in order to support the Foundation’s childhood cancer research, …

Learning From Nixon

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Chelsea Gardner | Staff Writer How Past Racial Tensions Will Shape Williams’ Presidency   Brian Nixon, N.C. State’s second African American Student Body President resigned from office in 1990, just one month before his presidency ended, after he was attacked outside of North Hall. Despite the short amount of time left …