NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach
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NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State football coach Latrell Scott announced Thursday the hiring of Kefense Hynson as the Spartans’ new wide receivers coach. Hynson has collegiate experience coaching receivers, quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends and defensive backs. He has worked at the Division I FBS and FCS and Division II levels in addition to several … Continue reading

Veterans Hospital Denver
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Veterans Hospital Denver

  DENVER (AP) — Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project. But the really heavy lifting will be done 1,500 miles away in Washington. The U.S. Senate agreed Friday to raise the project’s spending cap by $100 … Continue reading

U.S. NSA Surveillance
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U.S. NSA Surveillance

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared headed for early Saturday morning votes on whether to change the way the National Security Agency handles American calling records, raising the possibility of a halt to that collection program and two less controversial surveillance techniques designed to track spies and terrorists. With the House already gone for a … Continue reading

31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement
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31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement

NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 31 former Norfolk State student-athletes earned their bachelor’s degrees when the university held its spring commencement on May 9. A little more than half of that total (16) also graduated with honors. It marked the most graduates for NSU since the spring of 2012, when 49 former student-athletes walked … Continue reading

Clark announces 5-player women’s basketball recruiting class
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Clark announces 5-player women’s basketball recruiting class

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Debra Clark announced Monday her five-player recruiting class that will suit up for the Spartans beginning in the 2015-16 season. The class includes two junior college signees, power forward Michelle Wright (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore City Community College) and point guard Ashante Doby (Palm Beach, Fla./Miami Dade College), who … Continue reading

President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead
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President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead

An exclusive interview with the Spartan Echo on May 1 The entire interview is available on video below. by Danielle Kirsh, Online/Managing Editor As enrollment declines at Norfolk State University during its probation, some students worry about the status of the university, but not Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. Norfolk State is “totally … Continue reading