Favrot Student Union Board to sponsor Classic spectator bus

The Favrot Student Union Board is sponsoring a spectator bus to the Bayou Classic for Grambling State University students. Deadline is Monday, Nov. 18 on a first come, first serve bases.

The $200 package includes transportation, game and battle of the bands ticket, and two night hotel stay (4 per room).

Spectators must be a registered GSU student with no judicial record within the past year. If paying with cash, debit, or credit card, please pay at the Cashier’s Window located in Long-Jones Hall. 

If paying with G-Flex, please pay at the Ticket window located in the Assembly Center. You MUST bring your receipt to Office 215 in the Student Union to officially sign up.


Free PRAXIS workshop study sessions set for Nov. 9, Dec. 7

Any Grambling State student may attend the last two free PRAXIS workshops. The dates for the workshops are Nov. 9 and Dec. 7 in Charles P. Adams Hall Room 216 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

For  more information, call Daphne Tolliver 318-274-2101 or e-mail to tolliver@gram.edu.


‘How I Learned to Drive’ to be presented in Sandle Theatre

The Grambling State University Department of Visual and Performing Arts will present “How I Learned to Drive”. The play will begin Tuesday, Nov. 12 until Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre in the Hutchiunson Performing Arts Center.

The play is written by Paula Vogal and directed by Mary F. Cook. The play contains adult language and themes. The price is $3 for students and $5 for adults.

For additional information contact Duffie Modest at 274-2201; email:  modestd@gram.edu.


Vote daily for GSU to win $50,000 in Allstate Insurance Contest 

Allstate and The Tom Joyner Foundation have teamed up for a $50,000 scholarship competition for the winning historically black college and university.   

Go online at www.allstatequotesforeducation.com, look for vote, select Grambling State University and click the vote button. To make sure your vote counts, go to your email and confirm your vote by clicking on the link sent by Allstate.

The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Nov. 30, so vote today and vote every day. 


Athletics Department to host Health Walk-A-Thon on Nov. 16

The Grambling State University Department of Athletics will hold a Tiger Health Walk-A-Thon on Nov. 16. The event is designed to bring awareness to obesity and heart disease, as well as to support the department.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Chandler Thomas at 317-496-9028 or chandler_thomas11@yahoo.com.  


Important loan information ready for Grambling students

For student loan borrowers, it is important to know the amount of student loan debt that has been accumulated as well as the student loan servicers that students will have to repay six months after graduation or withdrawal from the university. 

Log on to nslds.ed.gov, using Social Security number, date of birth and FAFSA pin. The website will have a student’s loan history and the contact information for servicers who will have to be repaid after the student leaves the university.

Students are urged to utilize the website to ensure that they will be able to successfully manage and repay student loans.  

For more information, call Gavin Hamms at 318-274-6328 or email hammsg@gram.edu.


AAUP Journal of Academic 

Freedom search for student papers

The American Association of University Professors’ Journal of Academic Freedom – a peer-reviewed, online, open access publication – is seeking scholarly articles relating to three clusters of topics: Electronic communications and academic freedom, the abridgement of academic freedom in instruction, and the increased use of suspensions.

In addition to accepting scholarly papers relating to these topics, the Journal of Academic Freedom continues to welcome submissions on eclectic subjects.

Electronic submissions should go to jaf@aaup.org and must include an abstract of about 150 words. The journal uses the sixteenth edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and authors should anticipate that, if an article is accepted for publication, it will need to be put into Chicago style.

The due date for papers on the topic of academia and globalization is Jan. 31. 


New Hope Baptist Church to honor musician Sunday

The new Hope Baptist Church will honor Courtney A. Johnson Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. The church is located at 301 West Vaughn Avenue in Ruston.

The theme for the event will be Music in a Strange Land. The guest minister and church will be Bishop Rodney McFarland Sr and the Greater Free Gift Baptist Church in Monroe.

Pastor Salvin Albritton Jr and the New Hope family extends a invitation to the public.