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 …

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 …