Author: Brandi Graham


Pop Smoke’s tragic death and legacy

Pop Smoke. Courtesy photo Recently deceased Pop Smoke, whose real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, was an up and coming rapper.  On Feb. 19 police responded to a call coming from the area near Smoke’s home on 2000 block of Hercules Drive in West Hollywood, Calif.  The call described several people, […]


Cali model sets roots in Louisiana

Charell Newman has always had a passion for fashion. Courtesy photo Charell Newman, a junior psychology major from Sacramento, Calif., is a model for Strut LA and she loves what she does. “I like the feeling of wearing something stylish and showing it off to other people,” Newman said of […]


GRAHAM: Know your roommate

What’s the first thing you do when meeting a new roommate?    You know the usual awkward first few days of getting to know the person your living with, well that was not the case for Khailla Onojeta, a junior majoring in business management here at Grambling State University.    […]