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 …

Sign Off From The Editor

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Greetings my Nubian Brothers and Sisters, What’s Up? The Nubian Message and I have survived age 20. Though it was not at all an easy task I made it happen, often by any means necessary. In other words, sleepless nights, countless cups of coffee and more than the allotted number …

Task Force on Academic Programs Proposes AFS & WGS Merger

Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief Beginning next fall Africana Studies (AFS) and Women’s & Gender Studies (WGS) could merge to form a single Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) major. The formation of this merger would lessen AFS and WGS to concentrations. Proposed by the Task Force on Review of Academic Programs, the intent of …