Hampton Roads

What people are saying about Hampton leaving the MEAC

On the eve of the ‘Real HU’ football game, the announcement was a shocker<p>The mood on campus Thursday after the announcement that Hampton was leaving …

MEAC

A woman with a profane anti-Trump decal on her truck was arrested – for something else

After her release, she questioned the timing of the arrest and accused the sheriff's office of retaliation.

Viral

Virginia Makes Every Voter Count

Those who still doubt that their vote can make a difference should take a look at last week’s elections in Virginia.<p>In House District 94, which includes Newport News, almost 24,000 people went to the polls; the Republican and Democratic candidates there are separated by just 10 votes. The race …

Opinion

Hampton shakes up HBCU world by leaving the MEAC for Big South Conference

President William Harvey says ‘There is risk to everything. This is a risk, but it’s not a gamble’<p>In a decision heard throughout the historically …

College & University

Recipe Revival: Early American Brewing Survives at Museums

Before Carillon Brewing Company could open on the grounds of Carillon Historical Park, a history museum in Dayton, Ohio, in 2014, founding brewer …

Williamsburg

Reasons why Cheyney is on life support

Cheyney University is in trouble. Deep, deep trouble, both financially and spiritually. Some of this our fault (as an alum and Trustee I think I can …

HBCUs

The US still has time to correct course on climate change

A new report from the federal government details how human activity, primarily burning fossil fuels, is causing climate change. Released Nov. 3, the …

Climate

Naval Station Norfolk had 270 reports of sexual assault in 2016 – the most in the Navy

NORFOLK<p>Pentagon statistics released Friday show that the world's largest Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, fielded more sexual assault reports than any …

Military

Can Democrats Win the House? Early Clues Emerge

The Democrats’ unexpectedly large, nine-point victory in the Virginia governor’s race last week has sparked hopes within the party that a “suburban surge” will carry it in next year’s elections to a majority in the House.<p>In particular, Democrats are looking to the hefty margins their candidate won …

U.S. Politics

Signing Santa helps make Christmas magical for deaf and hard-of-hearing kids

NORFOLK, Va. (WKEF/WRGT) – In Virginia, one specialized Santa is making sure every kid gets to experience all the joy and wonder of the holidays.<p>A …

Christmas

Andy Katz: Big Five change? UCF injuries, UCLA adversity and more

<i>NCAA.com's Andy Katz is down in Lynchburg, Va., for the 2017 Paradise Jam, where he's bringing the latest news from the teams competing, as well as a</i> …

College Basketball

Guy drops 29 points in Virginia's win over VCU

Kyle Guy scored 29 points and hit two 3-pointers in the final three minutes Friday, leading Virginia to a 76-67 victory against VCU.<p>Ty Jerome also …

College Basketball

Northam to move Layne from transportation to finance

Virginia's secretary of transportation will be moving to a new role in Gov.-elect Ralph Northam's administration: secretary of finance.<p>The …

Business

Preview: Norfolk State at USD

<b>Norfolk State at USD</b><p><b>Saturday:</b> 7 p.m., Jenny Craig Pavilion<p><b>On the air:</b> FSSD; ESPN 1700<p><b>Records:</b> Norfolk State is 0-2; USD is 2-0<p><b>Series:</b> It’s the first …

MEAC

Towson's Carminati Posts 4:54.97 500 Free At Bucknell Invite

Fordham freshman Michelle Martin powered her way to top seed with a time of 23.10. Caitlin Manthe (Towson senior) and Olivia Distefano (LaSalle …

College Basketball

Norfolk State needs to think boldly about its future following Hampton's departure from MEAC

NORFOLK<p>Give Hampton University President William Harvey credit for thinking big. Historically black colleges and universities tend to remain in their …

HBCUs

NC A&T, Grambling and Virginia State still atop latest HBCU football polls

Bethune-Cookman’s Hail Mary victory over North Carolina Central in Durham, altered slightly both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The victory by …

College Football

The Museum of the Bible reflects the discouraging state of Christianity

Somewhere between the surround-screen animation of the New Testament and the backlit glass case containing Elvis Presley’s personal Bible, I began to feel a bit overwhelmed. It was bound to happen; the guide made it clear that the Museum of the Bible was meant to be a highly stimulating …

Opinion

Navy Launches New Virginia Class Attack Sub With Upgraded Missile Tubes

<b>From Navy News Service:</b> <b><br>By US NAVY</b><p><b>NORFOLK, Virginia (NNS)</b> -- The Navy with assistance from the submarine's sponsor Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of the …

Military

Coast Guard says it's $900 million short after "all-hands-on-deck" hurricane response

The U.S. Coast Guard faces $914 million shortfall after scrambling to respond to three devastating hurricanes this year within six weeks, the …

Military

Old Dominion tops Indiana State 62-44 in Charleston

Ahmad Caver had 22 points and six assists to lead Old Dominion to a 62-44 victory over Indiana State at the Charleston Classic on Friday.<p>Caver, last …

College Basketball

The Invisible Face of the American Worker Is Made Stunningly Visible in This New Show

The National Portrait Gallery kicks off its 50th anniversary with the exhibition “The Sweat of Their Face”<p>Comment on this Story

Art

Hampton leaves comfort of MEAC for challenge of Big South

Eugene Marshall was introduced as Hampton University’s athletic director July 1, 2014. He began exploring conference options for the Pirates that …

HBCUs

Student Op-ed Claims White Supremacy, Patriarchy Justify Vandalism Against 'Terrible' Fraternities

An op-ed by a William & Mary student regarding recent vandalism of fraternity houses around campus defended the acts, citing fraternities as “a …

Racism

Sailing World College Rankings, November 16 2017

Sailing World’s College Rankings, presented by Gill, are determined by an open coaches poll. For more information on the poll, or on how your team’s …

Sailing

Baseball Adds Nine on National Signing Day

<b>NORFOLK, Va. --</b> Head coach Chris Finwood and the Old Dominion baseball program signed nine student-athletes to national letters of intent last week …

College & University

Another Arrest Bae? This Virginia Woman’s Mugshot Is Turning Heads

Newport News Virginia Woman’s Mugshot Goes ViralJust a few weeks ago 20-year-old Mirella Ponce’s mugshot went viral after she was arrested for …

Crime

An Unwelcome “Hug”

Today is a great day. It started off as it always does: My alarm went off at 2:17 A.M., I may have hit snooze a couple of times, and then I got up …

Multiple Sclerosis

Aggie creates innovative merchandise

On June 17th, 2017, Elahna Green posted a picture of her hand-painted jean jacket to display her jubilance for attending North Carolina Agricultural …

HBCUs

Dangerous football drills that you'd never see now

ARLINGTON, Va. — Bruce Hanson remembers what it was like to play high school football 50 years ago and knows what it’s like to coach it today. A big difference is in the drills.<p>“We used to hit in practice every day” in the 1960s, Hanson says. “We don’t do contact drills anymore. Back then we’d say, …

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