• Student Government Elections 2014: The Script’s Predictions

    Joshua Perrin | Associate Editor During the Wednesday evening Student Government Association (SGA) debate the Script conducted our first election poll. In efforts to gauge the votes of the student body we sampled 100 random students. Keep in mind this is a small sample size of the 4,000+ undergraduates at Hampton University. Participants were also given the opportunity to write […]

    Student Government Elections 2014: The Script’s Predictions
  • Hampton instructor arrested on drug related charges

    Andrea Castillo | Daily Press Four people were charged by Newport News Sheriff’s Office deputies after officials said a Williamsburg man who worked as a Hampton University instructor tried to send drugs and paraphernalia to three inmates. Deputies intercepted mail addressed to inmates Michael Cleary, 30, and Daniel David Hogge, 50, on April 2 and 3 respectively. Mail addressed to […]

    Hampton instructor arrested on drug related charges
  • I am my brother’s keeper, are you?

    Phillip Jackson | Staff Writer “By almost every measure, the group that is facing some of the most severe challenges in the 21st century, in this country, are boys and young men of color,” said President Barack Obama on Thursday, February 27th as he launched his new initiative “My Brother’s Keeper.” What do we, yes we people of color, define […]

    I am my brother’s keeper, are you?
  • Students walk a mile in women’s shoes

    Janiece Peterson | Campus Co-Editor Each year, many individuals fall victim to sexual violence. According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey, there is an average of 237,868 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year. In hopes of combating this social justice issue, Hampton University students have a chance to make a […]

    Students walk a mile in women’s shoes

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Student Government Elections 2014: The Script’s Predictions

Student Government Elections 2014: The Script’s Predictions

April 11, 2014 at 11:28 am

Joshua Perrin | Associate Editor The 2014 election cycle of the Hampton University Student Government Association comes to a close this evening at 4 p.m. During the Wednesday...

Local & World »

UC Santa Barbara’s “Deltopia” turns into a Riot

UC Santa Barbara’s “Deltopia” turns into a Riot

April 11, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Santa Barbara Police Officers prepare to stop the riot at UC Santa BarbaraFox News | Hampton Script                 Phillip Jackson...

Opinions »

I am my brother’s keeper, are you?

I am my brother’s keeper, are you?

April 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Phillip Jackson | Staff Writer President Obama’s new initiative promotes unity for young African-American males.whitehouse.gov | HAMPTON SCRIPT “By almost every measure,...

  • Don’t sleep, women do cheat
    Don’t sleep, women do cheat

    JaMari Baker | Staff Writer Opposed to men, women are considered better cheaters.informationng.com | HAMPTON SCRIPT As...

    April 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm
  • How to seal the deal
    How to seal the deal

    Ryaan Boyd | Staff Writer Five dating tips that can help men seal the deal.madamenoire.com | HAMPTON SCRIPT As...

    April 3, 2014 at 4:19 pm

Lifestyle »

Emojis seek racial inclusion

April 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Sloane Mebane | Staff Writer Growing up in a predominantly white society, most African-Americans have struggled at one point or another with an identity crisis. Many African-Americans...

  • College decisions can lead to cancerous future
    College decisions can lead to cancerous future

    Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising consistently can prevent cancer.AP Images | Hampton Script               Jasmine...

    April 11, 2014 at 4:14 pm
  • Cohabitation: a necessary evil?
    Cohabitation: a necessary evil?

      Cohabitation before marriage is becoming a more common trend among young adults.AP Images | Hampton Script                       Kiara...

    April 11, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Arts & Entertainment »

Freshman Art Student is One of a Kind

Freshman Art Student is One of a Kind

April 10, 2014 at 3:57 pm

Dylan Fleming | Staff Writer Could you imagine being in class all by yourself at a university of 5000 students? Not being able to ask anyone in your own classification about...

Sports »

Lady Pirates focused despite summer changes

Lady Pirates focused despite summer changes

April 11, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Reginald Mitchell | Hampton Script Jelani Scott | Staff Writer Hampton, Va. — For the Hampton Lady Pirates softball team (13-14, 4-2 in MEAC), the 2013-14 season has...

Multimedia »

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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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 […]

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.

Michigan man charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting of teen

Michigan man charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting of teen

Maulana Moore | Editor-in-Chief   MICHIGAN — Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, Mich. has been charged with 2nd-degree murder, manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride and having a firearm in the commission of a felony . McBride went to Wafer’s porch to ask for help after being in a car accident. Wafer says he accidentally shot her in […]