Steppin Out’

Members of the Kappa Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. at the 2012 NPHC Pan Afrikan Step Show

Vital Information for the NPHC Pan Afrikan Step Show  Richard Keith | Staff Writer The past two years at the N.C. State National Pan-Hellenic Step Show, have been years of Alpha reign with the Theta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. winning first place at the 2011 show, and …

Foster Fashion, Experience Design…

Sophomore, Charnessa Hamlett accompanied by  her model Bianca Harris, after winnng 1st place in the Novice Category at the 16th annual AATS Fashion Expose.  | Kelly Darden

A Recap of the 16th annual AATS Fashion Expose  Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief The African American Textile Society (AATS) hosted its 16th annual Fashion Expose, Monday, as a part of the 2013 Pan Afrikan Festival. The theme of this year’s expose was “Foster Fashion, Experience Design…” and sponsors included Belk, Maurice’s, …

A Campus Divided

Are black athletes systematically separated from the general black student population?  Alfred Anderson | Staff Writer At North Carolina State University, the black community is relatively small. Many people argue that as black students, we should all aim to help support and encourage one other. However, many students feel as though …

I’ll Show Some Pride, Keep Your Fried

What’s wrong with giving away fried foods? Aaron Thomas | Staff Writer I hope you weren’t expecting me to be in the Brickyard for Pan-Afrikan Pride Day. Black Students Board (BSB) gave away free fried wings to those either wearing Pan-Afrikan Pride t-shirts, or able to answer a Pan-Afrikan trivia question, on …

What is Pan Afrikan?

DeErricka Green | Staff Writer  1970 was a year of firsts for African Americans at N.C. State: Willie Burden and Charley Young became the first African Americans to receive football scholarships from the University; the first African American Cultural Center, located in the old YMCA building, was formed; and, most …