Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hamptonians are thankful!

Happy Thanksgiving from your 'Home by the Sea'

Here are a few things Hamptonians are thankful for

Khalil Lewis
Freshman, Accounting major
“Being alive and healthy. Also for being able to have the family and friends I have in my life.”

Daisha Roberts 
Senior, Public Relations Major 
"I am thankful for my life and opportunity to excel in every aspect of life. I am also thankful for the good health of myself and my family."

Kyle Fitzgerald
Freshman, Kinesiology Major

“God, and having the Cafeteria food to eat every night. I am also thankful for my challenges, because they make me stronger.”

 Tanya Howard
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communications
"The health and happiness of my loved ones. I am very thankful for the opportunity to join the faculty here at the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, I really enjoy working with the students, faculty members and administrators."

Katelyn Hull
Sophomore, Mathematics Major 
“I am thankful to be at Hampton on a Navy ROTC scholarship. Without that I wouldn't be here at Hampton.”

Atia Strange
Junior, Strategic Communications major
“My friends and family and for being alive today.”

-Sechemelia Lewis '15

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

HU Senior Competes Live at 4 p.m. to be AOL Sports’ Newest Host

HU Senior Competes Live at 4 p.m. to be AOL Sports’ Newest Host

Brandon Theo Dorsey
New York—Hampton University senior Brandon Theo Dorsey, is one of the eight finalists for the AOL Sports Search competition. The competition opened auditions for the next great sportscaster to host their new sports show.

Open auditions were available in Los Angeles and New York City, as well as online submissions.
Dorsey, broadcast journalism major from Missouri City, Texas, sent an online submission right from the anchor desk in the HU Scripps Howard School television studio. He impressed the judges and was flown to AOL New York Studios earlier this week to further advance in the competition.

Dorsey and the other contestants have competed in various activities, games, and trivia. AOL Sports will crown the winner today, November 19 at 4 p.m. live on their website

The competition also encourages social media support via Twitter, which will tally into each competitor’s final score.

To vote for Dorsey as AOL Sports’ newest host, you simply tweet: “I want Brandon08 to win #AOLSports Search @BrandonTheoD.”

Dorsey is currently ranked in first place.

-Gianina Thompson