HAMPTON, VA. — With the celebration of the second inauguration of our first African-American president, the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and the 100th anniversary of the March on Washington, the reflection on African-American history is forefront on the minds of many.
Brittany Delk | Campus Co-Editor Parking hassles have become an age-old struggle for many college campuses; Hampton is no different. When it comes to getting on campus after certain hours, students feel as though Hampton University guests have easier access than HU students. “My friend, who was an upperclassman, was dropping me and another friend off at Virginia-Cleveland Hall. She [...]
Christalyn Solomon | Staff Writer “I’m sure I’m going to cry,” says Morgan Tapp, a senior political science major from Columbia, S.C. She and her other ROTC peers will be leaving their “Home by the Sea” in May to become commissioned officers in the U.S. military. “When I commission, it will by far be the proudest day of my life [...]
By Brandon Theo Dorsey | Staff Writer Hampton Lady Pirates forward, Keiara Avant, was selected as the first-ever Hampton Script Athlete of the Year. Her growing statistics, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year award and fourth consecutive MEAC tournament championship led her to a landslide victory in the online polls. Avant won with 45 percent of the vote [...]
Help decide who will be The Hampton Script’s Athlete of the Year! The Sports Team has nominated six athletes to compete for the Script’s Athlete of the Year and we want YOU to decide who wins! If you don’t know Hampton’s athletes, check out their bios below. Please click the link below to vote in our poll. http://poll.fm/46b6f (Only allowed [...]
Keeli Howard | Photo Editor The South region repeated another victory at this year’s Battle of the States competition. Not following far behind was the Midwest region, coming in second place for the second straight year, and the North rounding out the top three. The celebration in Ogden Hall consisted of creativity in fashion, dance, and talent. The DMV opened [...]
Brittany Delk | Campus Co-Editor Parking hassles have become an age-old struggle for many college campuses; Hampton is no different. When it comes to getting on campus...
Leaving Hampton to Lead and Protect the Nation: ROTC Students await Commissioning
ROTC Students wait in high anticipation for graduation to arrive to commission and become officers in the military. Christalyn...April 17, 2013 at 6:33 pm
By Katerra Jones | Staff Writer As seniors prepare to graduate, many are finalizing their plans for next year. Along with applying for jobs and graduate schools, many are...
Nelson Mandela’s health declines but not his legacy
By Gabriella Barnes | Contributing Writer On March 27, former South African President, Nelson Mandela was admitted...April 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Ronell Chatmon | Contributing Writer Last week on April 12, 2013, Hampton University had its Student Government Association (SGA) officer elections for the next calendar...
By: Domanique Jordan| Staff Writer Coach, Marc Jacobs, Gucci and Steve Madden—the choices are endless. When we shop, especially for designer clothes, the choices are endless. Fashion...
Kiara Dunston | Contributing Writer Kim Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Vanessa Williams, Lance Gross, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are just some of the well-known and relevant entertainers...
By Olivia Lewis | Sports Editor Friday I went to the opening show of 42, the Jackie Robinson biopic of the first black man to play Major League Baseball. I expected to have...
Lady Pirates get No. 15 Seed from The Hampton Script on Vimeo. By: Brandon Dorsey, Staff Writer Once again, the NCAA Selection Committee has stifled the Lady Pirates. Their...
By Simone Hunter | Contributing Writer As the Christmas season approaches, many people become excited for various reasons, such as family bonding, indulging in great food, and shopping sales. But has Christmas become commercialized to attract people to the holiday shopping sales instead? This year, stores like Walmart and Target opened at 8 and 9 p.m., leaving little time for [...]
Leah Barlow | Features Editor Do you have something to say? Blogs have become the way Generation Y is able to communicate—everything from restaurant reviews to relationship advice can be found on the World Wide Web, and anyone can get in on sharing an opinion or experience. Hampton University students Kenneth Greene, Jr., James Hobbs, Cameron Miller and Forrest Carpenter [...]
The Obama rally in Holland Hall Gymnasium attracted long lines of people, all anticipating First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at 12:30 p.m. Some attendees arrived as early as 6:45 a.m.
Leah Barlow | Features Editor Travis Porter made a song about them, Wale shouted them out in “Ambitious Girl,” and J.Cole has mentioned them a few times. Who are they? College Girls. Women in college have always been a topic of conversation, but third-year five-year MBA major, Montiera Straughter from Los Angeles, California, has found a way to build on [...]
A New Direction for Honors College from The Hampton Script on Vimeo. Maulana Moore | Editor-in-Chief “I remember her calling me at 11:30 at night, as that was the time she usually called, and said ‘baby, are you ready to come home,” said Sabin Duncan, interim director of the Freddye T. Davy Honors College. Those words, spoken by [...]
By Shakena Davis, Contributing Writer I was seven years old in North Jersey, swinging hips to hits like “Real Love”- emotions I had yet to experience. I didn’t know what it meant to “Do Anything” for my “Sweet Thing,” but in ’93 a girl—from Yonkers, N.Y.—average as me wearing gold jeans and a matching tee stepped on stage at the [...]
By Sekia Magnum, Staff Writer Social Maverick is an up and coming clothing line founded, owned and designed by sophomore Anthony Holt, a business management major from Petersburg, Va. The definition of Social Maverick is best understood starting with the word “maverick.” A maverick is an unorthodox or independent-minded person who looks to accomplish their works with their own methods. [...]
By Shaun Warren, Contributing Writer While growing up in the Seattle, I tried to do almost anything that I could do to be cool. When I was in the seventh grade I smoked for the first time and had my first sexual encounter with a girl. That was the beginning of my walk down the road to destruction. For about eight years [...]