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  • Austin Grooms, a freshman currently undeclared, poses with Joe Englese, who is not listed within the NC State directory. Grooms posted the photo to Instagram Thursday night.
    Oct 23 2015

    Student party at The Retreat parodies ‘black culture’

    Kaitlin Montgomery,  Technician Editor-in-Chief; Chris Hart-Williams, Nubian Message Editor-in-Chief; Rachel Smith, Technician Assistant News Editor; Brenden Parsons, Technician Staff Writer One week after NC State Diversity Education Week a party was thrown at The Retreat At Raleigh Thursday night, where students donned racist costumes depicting stereotypes of black culture. Friday afternoon an Instagram photo surfaced […]

    Oct 22 2015

    Letter to the guy who called me a monkey

    Stephanie Tate | Correspondent Ever since I made the decision to come to NC State, I’ve feared that this day would come. While many of my friends packed their suitcases and headed over to North Carolina A&T State University or Winston Salem State University, both historically black universities, I packed mine and drove to the school […]

  • Black resume
    Oct 22 2015

    Black names matter

    Threa Almontaser | Correspondent Actress and television personality Raven Symoné, best known for her hit Disney television series “That’s So Raven,” comments drew criticism nation-wide last week when she discussed a study about how Americans make racist assumptions based on people’s’ names. On “The View” where Symoné  is currently a co-host she said, “I am […]

    Oct 22 2015

    Diversity program highlights Intersectionality

    QuiAnne’ Holmes | Staff Writer Last week, NC State hosted its annual Diversity Education Week. The week serves to promote awareness and understanding diverse cultures of the nation and world’s and to foster intercultural understanding through a collection of engaging programs. The Black Students Board, BSB of the Union Activities Board hosted an event called […]