The GHOE Step Show

Nakylah Carter is a junior multimedia journalism student at North Carolina A&T State University from Chicago, IL.One of the most anticipated events every N.C. A&T Homecoming is the Greek Step Show, a showcase of Greek unity, strolls and overall production. After the cancellation of homecoming in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Step Show entitled “Comeback Season” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Dating back decades, the Step Show has been an annual homecoming event with a Pre-Dawn Dance that previously would accompany it. In the early 2000s, the event became one on its own. Greek life is a staple on HBCU campuses, and The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), also known as the Divine 9, inspires students to get involved on campus and in the Greensboro community. Understanding how the Step Show is an …

GHOE Fashion Show presents new artists and designers

North Carolina A&T State University’s Greatest Homecoming on Earth holds limitless opportunities at the fashion show. Students will have the chance to display their style along with local fashion artists and designers. Some 12 designers and 10 artists based in the Greensboro area and beyond are participating in the show during homecoming week. In the past, brands like Verge and Couture came to the fashion show during GHOE to show off their latest clothes and styles that are in season. Be on the lookout for new brands that have yet to make an appearance at GHOE thus far. Former students who have participated in the fashion show say it is lots of work. Although everything comes together in the end, there are a lot of trials that happen throughout the process. Aggie Alumni Marcus Williams has some background in working in fashion. Williams was a Verge model …

Will Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson become next Governor?

Lt. Gov. Mark RobinsonIt was only a matter of time before even the Democratic White House would know N.C. Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson’s name, though not necessarily like what routinely comes with it. “The role of a leader is to bring people together and stand up for the dignity and rights of everyone; not to spread hate and undermine their own office,” said White House Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates about the outspoken Black Republican’s recent controversial remarks calling the LGBTQ community “filth.” What exactly did the highest ranking Republican in North Carolina state government say to draw the ire of the highest office in the land, not to mention several North Carolina state senators as well? “There is no reason anybody, anywhere in America, should be telling any child about transgenderism, homosexuality or any of that filth,” Robinson, 53, is …

Mental Health Awareness is vital, and growing

U.S. Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles had the where-with-all to understand the negative impact her mental health may have on her athletic performance during the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Biles withdrew from most of the Olympic competition but remarkably won a bronze medal on the balance beam.As we enter the last few months of this unforgettable 2021 year, we should pause to look at some of the events that have occurred over the year. People all over the world have commiserated and discussed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the health care disciplines that has received much needed attention over the past year and a half is mental health. As we observe the multitude of ways people have managed to live and survive during the pandemic, there is clear call from the public at large that communities across the …

A&T wins Big South opener over Robert Morris, 41-14

This touchdown throw from A&T QB Jalen Fowler to senior Zachary Leslie in the end zone was just out of reach. Photo by Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker.A&T’s long-awaited Big South Conference debut on October 2 was a dominant one, fueled by the re-emergence of several veteran playmakers that finally appear to be near full strength. Senior running back Jah-Maine Martin eclipsed the century mark for the first time this year after suffering a preseason ankle injury, senior defensive end Jermaine McDaniel recorded his first multiple sack performance since returning from a bout with COVID, and senior wideout Zach Leslie showed that he’s fully recovered from a torn Achilles by making a leaping touchdown grab right before halftime, as the Aggies routed visiting Robert Morris 41-14 at Truist Stadium. It was the first ever Big South conference game for both schools. …