Local News

Samara’s SAT Studying Strategies

 Have you ever found yourself studying the night before a big test? Or one of your friends reminds you of a quiz you have later in the day, so you try to re-read over your notes? If so, this is cramming, and it is the least effective way to study. With the SAT’s coming up this fall, I would like to give teens some tricks that can be helpful. When studying for a test the most effective ways to study are to space out the studying time, paraphrasing notes and categorizing information. […]

Local News

Eta Nu Wins National Award

     A contingent of Eta Nu brothers numbering in the thirties  traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the 83rd Grand Conclave of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Led by Basileus Terry Bruce Brown,  for the very first time since the chapter’s chartering in 1969, Eta Nu was named National Social Action Chapter of the Year, an honor, though long in coming, was accepted on behalf of the chapter and more specifically chapter and 7th District Social Action Chair Brother Melvin Davis by Region II Representative Lennox George with palpable, heartfelt humility. Having won the award numerous times on the state and district level, winning nationally places the chapter in a different stratosphere fraternally. You see, Social Action, one of Omega’s nationally mandated programs, has been a significant, meaningful and effective tool in Eta Nu’s impact on the citizens of Pompano Beach and Broward County. Programs like the Adoption Party in collaboration with Child Net, Diabetes and Sickle Cell Foundations, Christmas and Thanksgiving Basket giveaways, Voter Registration/Education initiative, Feeding the Homeless, Breast Cancer Awareness and Youth Mentoring/STEM Empowerment programs – among others – have propelled its community successes. […]

National News

State of American Energy Remains Strong Despite Federal Government Barriers

     Occupations requiring skills and training in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines – which are foundational for tens of thousands of well-paying natural gas and oil industry jobs – currently makeup 20 percent of all U.S. jobs, the report revealed. Officials maintain that STEM-educated women and men will lead the industry’s future workforce, so oil and natural gas advocates have maintained a great interest in initiatives that advance education in those fields. […]