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Wale announced as “Moonlit!” Concert artist

It is being announced to incoming Freshmen and transfer students during Registration Orientation Welcome that Hip Hop Artist Wale will be performing on campus for APEX weekend, Aug. 24-27. The “Moonlit!” Concert is set for Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. on the Intramural Field. Director of Student Life and ...

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Rap is weird and it’s only getting weirder

Rap and hip-hop are genres that are still fairly young compared to their more storied predecessors. Tracing roots back to 1979 to Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight,” rap and hip-hop as genres have a history spanning at least three decades. Evolving out of the era when black artists like Little Richard were covered by white artists ...

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Define the word, don’t let it define you

»Ronniesia Reed –Assistant Perspectives Editor The N-word has been around for many generations and has been given multiple meanings. One might view this word as being negative or positive. The main thing to remember is, it is just a word and words should never define a person, a race or ...

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