Two-time Emmy, two-time NAACP Image, and four-time Gracie Award-winning host, comedian, actor, author, and philanthropist Loni Love has graciously agreed to deliver the keynote address at the Norfolk State University Commencement ceremony. Commencement is scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall on the NSU campus. Earlier this month, […]

Region/state roundup: Norfolk State men, women run to MEAC team, individual crowns COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRY Norfolk State took both Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference team championships Saturday. It was the fourth consecutive time and 16th overall for the Spartans’ men. Junior Gidion Sigei won the men’s individual title for the second consecutive year, finishing the 8-kilometer course […]

Rivers Casino in Portsmouth is now open. Opening ceremonies took place on Monday, January 23, 2023 and included Norfolk State University’s “Spartan Legion” Marching Band. Restaurants and amenities include BetRivers Sportsbook, Admiral’s Steak & Seafood, Crossings Cafe, Mian, Slice Pizzeria, and Starbucks; virtual entertainment with The Sound Bar and Topgolf Swing Suite.  And they plan to add Yard House later this year. […]

The ICE4LIFE Foundation, in partnership with HOT91 and Dance Dimensions, present PROJECT PEN PAL. We are collecting coloring books, crayons, and crossword puzzles for the residents of the Coliseum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hampton. You may donate through this weekend at Dance Dimensions, 415 N. Military Highway in Norfolk.  

The City of Norfolk is hosting two career fairs for a variety of city jobs this week. The public service career fairs will be held at the MacArthur Center from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Click HERE for more information.

Former President Barack Obama said on Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, though he’s feeling relatively healthy and his wife, Michelle, tested negative. “I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise,” Obama said on Twitter. “Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted.”   To […]

Are you finding that it’s taking longer than normal to be connected to the closest Uber driver? That’s not a coincidence. Gas prices are rising, and everyone is feeling the pain at the pump, but rideshare drivers say that most of their earnings are going back into their gas tank, and it’s not worth the […]

NSU’s MLK Day Event

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