Cheerleaders want ‘respek’ on their name

Grambling State cheerleaders are slightly disheartened with the student body for not voting to pass an increase to their bill. This year, the cheerleaders sought to add $5 for the semester and $2.50 for the summer to their current fee, which is $10. The extra revenue would be geared toward […]


The Day purple Faded Away

The world officially said goodbye to Prince Rogers Nelson, famously known as Prince, on Saturday in a private service with only close friends and family.  Fans left flowers, cards, posters-majority were the color purple-outside Paisley Park on Saturday just to pay their respects to the fallen legend. Prince had an […]


Ex-World Famed bandsman dies at 41

Courtesy photo Will Michael Polk, Jr. (back right) with alumni band during Homecoming.      Will Michael Polk Jr. passed away as result of a heart illness, Wednesday, March 2, leaving behind a long legacy at both Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and Grambling State University. The GSU alum will be […]

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Sign of the times: Albany State no longer an HBCU?

Albany State University students are outraged about their beloved school in the process of losing its title as a Historically Black College and University in its revised mission statement.  They refused to go unheard. On Friday (March 11), hundreds of ASU students protested during a presentation by the school’s president, […]


A tribute to style and grace

Grambling State University as well as the community have lost one of many legends. Mrs. Mildred Gray Moss was a key part of Grambling history.  Her name alone carries so much weight because of her contributions and the foundation she has placed in major aspects on Grambling’s campus. Courtesy photo […]

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Online article infuriates readers

quot;The math is very clear; the market is trying to kill both of these schools. Grambling is out in the middle of nowhere and suffers from chronic mismanagement," said Kevin Boyd, Louisiana-based national and state political commentator. Kevin Boyd published that statement on THE HAYRIDE, a conservative political commentary site, […]


From GramFam to the Big Screen

A former Gramblinite is rapidly rising to the top of his acting career by being featured in an upcoming film, Carter High, which hits theaters nationwide this November. Orlando Valentino credits much of his success to GSU faculty and staff such as Dr. King Godwin and his experiences in the […]

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Sunday alcohol sales approved

ambling City Council voted 4-1 to approve an ordinance that allows the sell of alcohol on Sundays. Liquor stores in Grambling can legally open their doors between 6:30 a.m. and midnight. The new, updated ordinance also extended closing times for bars to 3 a.m. and raised the legal age at […]


Chances of winning increase to retool our school

Grambling State University, amongst other accredited HBCUs, participated in The Home Depot Retool Your School Grant Program. Students, faculty, alumni and anyone with access to the internet are being asked to vote daily to help win the competition.  This year, however, is unlike the other past six years. For the […]