• SCRIPT EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Kendra G

    LaQuayle Agurs | Associate Editor Kendra G. is a 2001 Hampton alum who went on to spend 15 years as a radio personality and television host. She has made appearances on E!, CNN and FOX, and has interviewed President Barack Obama, Jay-Z, Kanye West and more. LaQuayle Agurs flips the script on Kendra G in her exclusive, one-on-one interview below: […]

    SCRIPT EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Kendra G
  • Drake Keeps Us “Waiting for the 6″

    Sena Adjei | Staff Writer In preparation for his newest studio LP and senior project, “Views From The 6” leviathan MC, Aubrey “Drake” Graham, is an artist who finds his origin in Toronto and has since exploded into critical and public acclaim both in his work with rap collective Young Money and as a stand-alone artist. After a brief silence following his last […]

    Drake Keeps Us “Waiting for the 6″
  • Pirates, Lady Pirates Fall at Norfolk State

      Jelani Scott & Wesley Eggleston | Staff Writers Despite owning the “bragging rights” heading into last Saturday’s Battle of Bay games, both the Hampton Lady Pirates (10-11, 6-2 MEAC) and Pirates (8-14, 4-5 MEAC) basketball teams fell to Norfolk State, 71-66 and 63-60 respectively, in two entertaining contests. Hampton swept all four regular season matchups last year and appeared […]

    Pirates, Lady Pirates Fall at Norfolk State
  • The Untold Story of Weaves

    By Asia Millia Ware | Staff Writer Weaves, you see them all over on campus and a lot of times you may find yourself sporting this popular hair trend. However, as popular as weave is in pop culture do you know the weave industry like you think you do? The boom of weaves has come during the day and age when […]

    The Untold Story of Weaves

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“State of the Black” Series Starts with Church

February 13, 2015 at 6:15 pm

Whitney Johnson | Contributing Writer On Feb. 5, Hampton University’s Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Program the hosted the school’s panel discussion titled...

  • Reuben Burrell Passes At 95
    Reuben Burrell Passes At 95

    Joshua Perrin | Staff Writer Hampton mourns the loss of campus photographer Reuben Burrell The Hampton University...

    February 13, 2015 at 6:02 pm
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    Kristian Winfield | Editor in Chief For...

    February 13, 2015 at 5:55 pm

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South Carolina State Goes South

February 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Jade Lawson | Staff Writer The South Carolina House Subcommittee voted on a 3-1 proposal Tuesday morning to close South Carolina State University (SCSU) for 2 years as they...

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Unmute: The Talk of Mental Illness in the black community

Unmute: The Talk of Mental Illness in the black community

February 13, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Haley Jefferies | Contributing Writer While some mental illnesses are purely genetic often time they are looked at as a White problem and just like lice, Black people to don’t...

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Protective Hairstyles for Surviving Cold Weather

February 5, 2015 at 6:30 pm

As the temperature continues to drop and the wind gets harsher, its time to protect that beautiful hair you’ve been working on all year. It’s time to experiment with protective...

  • The Untold Story of Weaves
    The Untold Story of Weaves

    Google Images | The Hampton ScriptDo you know where your weave comes from? Odds are, you don’t. By Asia Millia...

    February 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm
  • Love Bites In The Night

    Amber Gardner | Staff Writer “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite.” This is a...

    January 23, 2015 at 11:31 am

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Prince, “Black Lives Matter”, and Kanye’s Rant

Prince, “Black Lives Matter”, and Kanye’s Rant

February 13, 2015 at 5:34 pm

Keishonnia Young | Contributing Writer “Likes books and black lives, albums still matter.” – Prince It seemed that the Grammy’s was in a somber mood on Sunday...

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Charlie Sifford: Medal of Freedom Recipient and Golf Pioneer (1922-2015)

February 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm

Jelani Scott | Staff Writer Over the last 20 years, Tiger Woods elevated golf to a higher notch on the sports totem pole and gave it a spot in African-American culture that...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 28, 2014 at 12:19 am

HU Script International Women’s Day from Script Video on Vimeo. ...

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“State of the Black” Series Starts with Church

Whitney Johnson | Contributing Writer On Feb. 5, Hampton University’s Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Program the hosted the school’s panel discussion titled the “State of the Black Church.” The interactive conversation launched jump-started this year’s “State of the Black” discussion series, generating discussion about the significance of the black church in today’s society. The panel discussion is one of four events […]

Reuben Burrell Passes At 95

Reuben Burrell Passes At 95

Joshua Perrin | Staff Writer The Hampton University community is still mourning the loss of Mr. Reuben V. Burrell, who was Hampton University’s campus photographer since 1949. Mr. Burrell passed away on Feb. 3rd at 95. He worked every day at Hampton University up until the day before his death. February 27th Mr. Burrell would have turned 96. “Mr. Reuben […]

Third Dorm Goes Down

Kristian Winfield | Editor in Chief For the third time this school year, a dormitory on Hampton University’s campus suffered structural or mechanical damages, forcing residents to be relocated or displaced from their rooms. The latest incident occurred last Friday when a sprinkler malfunction in Virginia-Cleveland Hall (V.C.), one of the campus’ three dorms for female freshmen, flooded two of […]

Pirates, Lady Pirates Slay Bison at Home

Jordan Grice | Sports Editor The Hampton Pirates and Lady Pirates defeated their opponents from Howard this Monday in two impressive performances. Hamptonians crammed into the HU Convocation Center Monday night to watch the men and women basketball teams compete in the 2015 “Battle of the Real HU” part one. The Lady Pirates started the night off by defeating the […]

Hip Hop Conference: Hampton Still Loves H.E.R.

Kiara Y. Bass | Campus Co-Editor On Feb. 11 and 12, the Hampton University School of Liberal Arts held the first annual Hip Hop Conference. This two day event was centered around the theme “The Art of Hip Hop: Do You Still Love H.E.R.” Students received a crash course on hip hop roots, it’s legacy, and the future of the […]

Lady Pirates crush Lady Bears, but miss milestone

Lady Pirates crush Lady Bears, but miss milestone

Jelani Scott | Staff Writer It was clear to the season-high 4,871 in attendance the Lady Pirates were not blinded by the bright lights of ESPN as they extended their 34-game winning streak in the MEAC by soundly defeating the Lady Bears of Morgan State, 99-45. With this win, Hampton is now 25-11 all time against Morgan State. Six accounted […]

SCRIPT EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Kendra G

SCRIPT EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Kendra G

LaQuayle Agurs | Associate Editor Kendra G. is a 2001 Hampton alum who went on to spend 15 years as a radio personality and television host. She has made appearances on E!, CNN and FOX, and has interviewed President Barack Obama, Jay-Z, Kanye West and more. LaQuayle Agurs flips the script on Kendra G in her exclusive, one-on-one interview below: […]

A Note to Our Readers

Yesterday, The Hampton Script published a story titled “Greeks Brawl in Student Center at 12-2,”, which vaguely described an event at Hampton University’s Student Center on Friday. In the face of new information, there now appears to be a discrepancy in the validity of our sources. Some components of the story proved to be untrue. Specifically, Student Government Association president […]

Highs and Lows of Love administration

Highs and Lows of Love administration

                        Averi Collins | Staff Writer When it comes to SGA President Da’Quan Marcell Love, there is no such thing as it can’t be done. “When I was in preschool, I didn’t like the food they served, so I got the rest of my peers and their parents to […]

Silent Power of the Trustee

Jamari Baker | Staff Writer The role of Representative to the Board of Trustees is one that most students know little about. The position is highly important, yet it sometimes goes unnoticed. An interview with current  SGA Representative to the Board of Trustees April Jones, a senior political science major on the pre-law track from Virginia Beach, Va., gave insight […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

HU Script International Women’s Day from Script Video on Vimeo.

Chipotle warns it may stop selling guacamole

Chipotle warns it may stop selling guacamole

Joshua Perrin | Associate Editor Chipotle Mexican Grill may temporarily suspend some salsas and guacamole. The recent California drought is the cause.  However, the good news is that Chipotle customers will not feel this soon. “The sky is not falling,” said Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold. Chipotle says it uses about 97,000 avocados a day or 35.4 million pounds of avocados […]

New football coach vision for the team

New football coach vision for the team

Averi Collins | Contributing Writer After ending the season 4-8 and 4-4 in the conference, the Hampton pirates sought out a new head coach. Connell Maynor, former head football coach of Winston-Salem State University, came to create a new environment for the Pirates. Coach Maynor has a fresh vision for the Pirates and is determined to get them back on […]

High heels and high standards: Woodard makes Hampton her next big step

High heels and high standards: Woodard makes Hampton her next big step

JaMari Baker | Contributing Writer If you were to Google the name April Woodard you would get a plethora of results. One would find that Woodard was a correspondent for the news magazine Inside Edition for 12 years. Results would also show images of the journalist on red carpet events including Black Girls Rock Inc. and the NAACP Image Awards. […]

Pirates 24, JMU 26: First Half Analysis

The Hampton Pirates trail the James Madison Dukes, 26-24, in the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic at the half. Ke’Ron Brown leads the Pirates with seven first half points. Here are some takeaways from the first 20 minutes of basketball: The Pirates are struggling against the Dukes’ 1-3-1 zone and half-court trap. Hampton has shown difficulty getting the ball into the paint […]

Bright Lights

Bright Lights

Keeli Howard | Photography Editor Students gathered around the Christmas tree to officially bring in the holiday season.