Leaders welcome back students

Greetings students, faculty and staff to the 2013 spring semester.  


I hope that each and everyone on of you enjoyed your holidays and spent it with love one’s. Once again I have the honor and privilege of serving you this semester as the editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper. The staff and I are here to serve as media liaisons between the university, students and community. As we use this medium to train as professional journalists, we will report and cover the city of Grambling with to the best of our ability, in which I hope we have so far this academic school year. 


The new semester brings new ideas, also changes. We plan on giving the newspaper a completely new make over, some minor and some extensive. In hopes to publicize the achievements of students, faculty and staff, there will be a feature section dedicated to displaying outstanding Gramblinites. Readers can also expect a magazine publication in the near future. 


This semester’s journalistic team consists of: 


Voices editor: Kimberly Monroe

Art & Style editor: Trent Brown

Sports editor: Kevin Keise

News editor: Erina Love

Assistant sports editor: Tierra Smith

Photo editors: Ciley Carrington and Katrina Harris

Design editor and Production manager: Evan Peters

Graphic artist: Channing Montgomery

Magazine coordinator: Lacey Mayo

Editorial assistants: 

Lenore Jean-Baptiste, Diana Sepulveda and Henry Williams


Ernest Hemmingway wrote, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Let your words be your voice, so GSU I urge everyone to join the newspaper and attend our weekly meetings every Monday at 5 p.m. in the Washington-Johnson Complex in room 204. The Gramblinite is an award-winning and student operated newspaper.


Have a great semester and I ask that you all give the university, community and each other five things: love, respect, honor, loyalty and honesty. 




Justin M. Madden


Yours in excellence, 


The Gramblinite