My perspective on Malcolm X’s impact

Usually when you ask a person whose views or opinion they agree with during the Civil Rights Movement regarding Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X more than likely they will say King. Some, not all. If you ask them why, their reasoning will be because he stood for non-violence […]


Students attend seminar to clear minds

Not many but just enough students met in the Favrot Student Union Room 242 for a stress seminar put on by Iota Phi Theta’s Miss Gold De’Trice Gaines, a junior criminal justice major from Las Vegas, Nevada. The seminar titled “Pulling Out My Hair” was lead by a member of […]


How do you feel about Oscar issue?

As the Academy Awards (The Oscars) slowly approach, so does the controversy it brings. As the days slowly wind down, I have now looked at the whole situation totally differently.  You’re probably wondering what situation I’m talking about; well, have you ever heard “African Americans can’t get mad for not […]


Black Dynasty creates ‘Mayhem’

Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe brought the student body back at Grambling State University to the “Mayhem” on Tuesday night. Giving a five-scene show, the organization kept the crowd very entertained with not only their moves on the catwalk but with just knowing how to have a great time.  The show […]


Quarterback named FCS offensive player to watch

Coming from Tampa, Florida Johnathan Williams didn’t know what to expect arriving on the Grambling campus; he just knew he was ready to play football. Once he found out his head coach from high school would be coming to coach at Grambling State University, Williams decided to come here for […]

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GSU favorite daughter is coming back

The wait is finally over. After waiting for what felt like forever, Erykah Badu is finally coming home! Three weeks ago the Favrot Student Union Board shocked their GramFam Instagram followers by dropping the Homecoming concert fliers. Many followers were thrilled, including a large number of alumni who eagerly began […]


Black Dynasty prepares for another run

Grambling State University’s very own Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe hosted their two-day workshop and one day tryouts this week.  Tuesday kicked off the first day of tryouts, which included an informational about the organization along with introducing the executive board. Requiring them to wear heels or hard bottoms, everyone showed […]


Miss GSU ready for her moment

Being a third generation student at Grambling State University, Queen Joiya Smith is anything but unfamiliar with her surroundings. “I always knew Grambling was the school I wanted to go to. It was sort of like returning home as far as choosing a school, and I just really wanted to […]


Clothing Connection

GramNola is T-Shirt line that was created to represent the city of New Orleans while representing Grambling State University.  Courtesy photo Eric Johnson (left) Desmond Stegall,and Dylan Spearman stand together in different version of the shirt.  Created by Alex Johnson a business management major from New Orleans, the young visionary […]