• “B4 Da $$” Album Review

    Phillip Jackson | Arts & Entertainment Editor After almost a year delay, Brooklyn bred MC Joey Bada$$ (Jo-Vaughn Scott), finally released his debut album on his birthday, Tuesday, January 20. Prior to the album, the Beast Coast rapper released several singles off of the project, which caused some hype on social media. Scott has been known for his innate ability […]

    “B4 Da $$” Album Review
  • A More Perfect Union

    Malik Jones | Staff Writer On January 20th at 9 p.m., people all around the country tuned in as President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union Address. In the days prior, countless media sources speculated the agenda of the speech and what the President’s stances were on the major issues facing the country. Running tallies by TheRoot.com […]

    A More Perfect Union
  • Shedding Some Light on “Light Girls”

    Lauren Hendricks | Staff Writer Let’s face it; the light skin versus dark skin debate is not going away anytime soon. Over the past few years, writers, activists, and people affected by colorism have worked hard to make this issue an open discussion. In a recent documentary titled “Light Girls,” producer Stephanie Frederic allows African American women to tell their […]

    Shedding Some Light on “Light Girls”
  • Sorority Sisters: Is the Damage Done?

    Ashley Wright | Staff Writer When it comes to Greek life on any campus, the mystery of what goes on inside of the organizations is something all outsiders are curious about. That curiosity has been somewhat answered via the new VH1 reality show, Sorority Sisters. The show, which features several members of Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOS), highlight the “everyday” […]

    Sorority Sisters: Is the Damage Done?

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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...

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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...

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A More Perfect Union

A More Perfect Union

January 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Malik Jones | Staff Writer On January 20th at 9 p.m., people all around the country tuned in as President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union Address. In...

Lifestyle »

Love Bites In The Night

January 23, 2015 at 11:31 am

Amber Gardner | Staff Writer “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite.” This is a common expression told to children around the world as a night...

  • Emojis seek racial inclusion

    Sloane Mebane | Staff Writer Growing up in a predominantly white society, most African-Americans have struggled...

    April 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm
  • 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

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“B4 Da $$” Album Review

“B4 Da $$” Album Review

January 23, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Phillip Jackson | Arts & Entertainment Editor After almost a year delay, Brooklyn bred MC Joey Bada$$ (Jo-Vaughn Scott), finally released his debut album on his birthday,...

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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...

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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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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 […]