Author: Jade Boykins


GSU prof travels the world to present research

Dr. Lalehparvaran in front of Nelson Mandela University. Dr. Parvin Lalehparvaran, a professor in GSU’s Department of Mass Communication Department, has been invited to travel across the world to present her research at different forums and universities. Lalehparavan recently travelled to China from May to mid June. She presented her […]


Fall Festival with Mass Communications

Students from Ruston Jr. High school getting a lesson on how to operate The Radio Lab from student workers Elijah Roussell and Ahmya Ash. DARYL RILEY II / Courtesy Photo The Department of Mass Communication’s Radio Lab hosted a Fall Festival on Fri. Nov. 26 for students in the area. […]

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it’s that time of year again

If you want to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election but you’re not registered, time is running out. Citizens only have until Oct. 9 to register to vote, those that don’t register before the deadline will be turned away at the polls. “It seems now where there are […]



NAME: Kourtney Burney   HOMETOWN:  San Francisco, California   What inspires your style? “My style is based off of Olivia Pope, dressy and classy at all times. I love how she dresses so she’s really my inspiration. I don’t always dress up but when I do I show out.&rdquo


‘Keanu’ the movie

The hilarious duo, Keegan-Mitchell Key and Jordan Peele are at it yet again with their new movie that will be in theaters, called, Keanu. They both agree that it is the ultimate action movie, something that would usually star DeWayne “The Rock” Johnson and Van Diesel.  After five seasons of […]



Born on July 29, 1989, in Laplace, Louisiana, Shelby Prout (also known as Fiji) knew he had a calling at a young age. He was born as the middle child of five children and grew up being influenced by his father and brother who were both dj’s which led to […]


MTV holds annual awards

The MTV Movie Awards is a film show presented annually on MTV. All of the nominees for the award show are decided by producers and MTV executives, however, the winners are picked online by the general public and fans.  This year, the MTV Movie Awards were held on Saturday, April […]


Fox’s ‘Empire’ returns for second sizzling season

Empire is a fan favorite drama television series that airs on Fox. Fans all over the United States anticipated on the season premiere this past week. The series was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong and was inspired by James Goldman’s play “The Lion in Winter.” Empire is about […]


Women of the Week

Condoleezza “Condi” Rice was born on November 14, 1954, and is the only child of Angelena and John Rice Jr. Throughout her childhood she participated in several different activities like piano, figure skating, music classes, and she even learned how to speak French fluently.  Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice […]


Women’s History Month

Madame C.J. Walker          (Then) Madame C.J. Walker  Madame C. J. Walker was a civil rights activist, philanthropist, entrepreneur and feminist. She was born as Sarah Breedlove on Dec. 23, 1867.    Walker had a hard life growing up and was forced to move around and work […]