Spartan Echo multimedia editor wins HRBMP scholarship for third time
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Spartan Echo multimedia editor wins HRBMP scholarship for third time

NORFOLK, Va – Winners of the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals’ 2015 Journalism/Media Scholarships have been announced. Seven students won scholarships totaling $4,500. Five are local college students while the high school seniors attend school in Hampton and Chesapeake. The monies will go toward furthering or starting their studies in the fields of journalism or … Continue reading

Thank you for a wonderful summer semester!
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Thank you for a wonderful summer semester!

Our summer semester has come to an end.  We’d like to thank our web content producers for their tireless work.  Each one had their own beat and was responsible for choosing which Associated Press stories to post on our website.  We hope you enjoyed their work, which rivals the daily productivity of most small-to-medium sized … Continue reading

Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing
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Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of “Mad Max: Fury Road.” But this was no ordinary theater chair. As the theater darkened and death machines rumbled across the desert on screen, Koenig’s chair rumbled with them. As bullets whizzed by Furiosa, the movie’s heroine played by … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Lunch with President Moore July 8 and August 12

Faculty and Staff Brown Bag Lunch Discussions   Mark your calendars! Faculty and staff are invited to join President Eddie N. Moore, Jr. for Brown Bag Lunch Discussions each month this summer. Bring your lunch to the Faculty/Staff Cafeteria on the following Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.   July 8 August 12   Let us know … Continue reading

Q&A: Angela Bassett talks playing boss in ‘Rainbow Six’ game
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Q&A: Angela Bassett talks playing boss in ‘Rainbow Six’ game

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angela Bassett is taking on the mantle of “Six,” the codename for the leader of the elite counter-terrorism group depicted in the video game series “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six.” Bassett was unveiled Monday during a Ubisoft news conference at E3 as the latest “Six” in the upcoming “Rainbow Six: Siege” installment … Continue reading

Box office top 20: ‘Spy’ cracks ‘San Andreas’ with $29.1M
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Box office top 20: ‘Spy’ cracks ‘San Andreas’ with $29.1M

  NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa McCarthy’s globe-trotting comedy “Spy” cracked The Rock’s disaster movie “San Andreas” at the weekend box office, taking the top spot with a $29.1 million debut. The 20th Century Fox release led a crowded but somewhat lackluster weekend. Focus Feature’s low-budget horror prequel “Insidious: Chapter 3″ opened strongly with $22.7 million. … Continue reading

Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music
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Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple announced a major new foray into streaming music on Monday as it showed off a host of new software features for its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. The $10-a-month music service is called Apple Music and combines on-demand listening, a 24/7 radio station hosted by live DJs and a forum … Continue reading

WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15
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WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15

Kim Fields of Hot 91.1 FM WNSB in Norfolk, Virginia, our student media colleagues at Norfolk State University, interviewed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on May 29, 2015. Here is the interview in its entirety. Near the end, the governor talks about how he appointed three new Board of Visitor members at Norfolk State University. Continue reading