WSNC Local Programming

WSSU Integrated Marketing

 

This article first appeared in Archway Magazine.

Get ready, Ramily! This year for Homecoming, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is celebrating what it means to be a Ram with a new theme.

This year’s theme, “Forever Red,” honors the legacy and loyalty of WSSU. The weeklong celebration, Oct. 14-21, will feature concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades, the big game and more.

Enterprise Center

Enjoy live music - GREAT food AND help provide scholarships to deserving students at Winston Salem State University! It’s ONE MORE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE during Homecoming weekend 2018! – It’s a “Soulful Homecoming Brunch” - -Sunday, October 21, 2pm-5pm at The Enterprise Center, 1922 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive! Enjoy a delicious menu – that includes – chicken and waffles - shrimp and grits - and a variety of brunch food favorites! The first 50 guests will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa! Tickets are $25.

Big 4 Alumni Association

The Big 4 Alumni Association of Forsyth County will host a four-day celebration, Oct. 10-13. The Big 4 Alumni Association is a not-for-profit (501 c3) organization comprised of alumni from four historically black high schools: Anderson, Atkins, Carver and Paisley. This year's theme, "Building On Our Foundaton - Uplifting Future Generations," honors the academic legacy and life skills taught at these high schools. Each event in the Anniversary series is designed to celebrate the importance of faith, family, education and volunteerism.

Sarah McCoy

BookMarked with Sarah McCoy welcomes guest, New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry TODAY on Afternoon Jazz with Jim Steele, Thursday, October 4, 4:30 p.m.

  

Enterprise Center

Enjoy live music - GREAT food AND help provide scholarships to deserving students at Winston Salem State University! It’s ONE MORE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE during Homecoming weekend 2018! – It’s a “Soulful Homecoming Brunch” - -Sunday, October 21, 2pm-5pm at The Enterprise Center, 1922 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive! Enjoy a delicious menu – that includes – chicken and waffles - shrimp and grits - and a variety of brunch food favorites! The first 50 guests will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa! Tickets are $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Winston Salem Sate University Foundation.

More News

Today's Schedule

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi vowed this week to demand President Trump's tax returns if Democrats win control of the House of Representatives next month.

Pelosi, seeking to regain her gavel as House speaker after elections in November, told The San Francisco Chronicle editorial board that the move "is one of the first things we'd do — that's the easiest thing in the world. That's nothing."

The remains of Matthew Shepard, whose death became an important symbol in the fight against homophobia — and whose name is on a key U.S. hate-crime law — will be interred at Washington National Cathedral later this month.

Shepard's parents say they're "proud and relieved to have a final resting place for Matthew's ashes."

Updated at 8:52 p.m. ET

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a message for Republican voters who are celebrating the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh: Get to the polls in November if you want more conservatives sitting on judicial benches.

When Mohammed bin Salman became Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince in 2015, just before his 30th birthday, it created a wave of optimism that he could modernize a kingdom that has long resisted change.

Change has come rapidly indeed. Women can now drive, the powers of the religious police have been scaled back, and Mohammed has sketched out plans to overhaul and diversify the oil-based economy.

Tents cover the lawn of a cracked government building in Palu. Coloring books are spread out across a tarp on the lawn. Children play tag in the driveway and wag their arms and hips in the popular "floss" dance, under the shade of palm trees.

This is where they bring children who were separated from their families after the earthquake and tsunami hit central Indonesia last month – as well as kids who were reunited but need trauma counseling.

The Washington Supreme Court has struck down the state's death penalty, saying that it is imposed arbitrarily and with racial bias.

"We are confident that the association between race and the death penalty is not attributed to random chance," the justices wrote in a majority opinion.

For immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, it can be difficult to get a valid identification card. Now there's one very old organization trying to make it easier: the Catholic Church.

The Archdiocese of Baltimore announced Wednesday that its parishioners will now be able to get an ID card that shows name, address and data of birth, accompanied by the parish logo. While the cards clearly state they aren't government-issued IDs, the city of Baltimore and its police department say they will recognize the cards as an official form of identification.

Police in California made headlines this spring when they charged a former police officer with being the Golden State Killer, a man who allegedly committed a series of notorious rapes and murders in the 1970s and '80s.

Authorities revealed they used DNA from a publicly available genealogy website to crack the case.

Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET

After the huge sell-off Wednesday, U.S. stocks fell sharply again Thursday. At one point, the Dow was down nearly 700 points. By late afternoon, it had regained some ground but closed down 546 points or a little more than 2 percent.

Over the past two days, the Dow has lost 1,378 points. The S&P 500 was down 2 percent for the day. The Nasdaq lost 1.25 percent.

Pages

@WSNCRadio on Twitter