Farewell, GSU, I’m looking toward the future

I came to Grambling hoping to experience and explore my culture a little more and I got just that. I’ve always wanted to attend a historically black college and I did. I didn’t, however, live college out to its fullest potential. I didn’t party. I can count on my hand […]


Monroe the creater

Jared Monroe was always a creator.  “[I] decided to come back to school and my art just really been blossoming,” said Monroe. It wasn’t until 2012 when he realized that art is what he wanted pursue. Monroe, 29, decided to come back to Grambling to complete his degree in art. […]


Derrick ‘The Great’

ldquo;Always be me. Why change?” is the reason rapper Derrick Johnson decided not to go a different route when it comes to choosing his stage name. Johnson, who goes by Lil Derrick or Lil Derrick The Great as his rap name, is a senior mass communication major with four different […]

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Bonjour la France

ldquo;Parlez-vous Francais?” is what one mass communication graduate student will probably be asked a lot this summer. Stephanie Lindsey, 26, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship to travel to Normandy, France in June to film her experience traveling to World War II areas. “I’m very excited!” said Lindsey, a native […]

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Students meet the Greeks

More than 50 Greek organization hopefuls came out on Monday to room 242 in the Student Union to get a glimpse of what the Greek life is about.  The National Pan-Hellenic Council hosted the evening event hoping to spark an interest in some people. President of the NPHC, Charlie Ray […]


GSU vs. ASU SWAC title game preview

Grambling State University is aiming for its first SWAC title since 2011 as they take on the Alcorn State University Braves in a highly anticipated rematch for the conference championship Saturday. The Tigers continued to roll through conference opponents as they extended their conference-winning streak to nine games with a […]


GSU Lady Tigers win war against LSU-A Generals

The Lady Tiger freshmen made an impression in Wednesday (Nov. 18) night’s home opening 106-50 win against Louisiana State University-Alexandria. Grambling State University freshman Jazmine Boyd was the leading scorer with 21 points. Shakyla Hill, another freshman, finished with almost a quadruple double with 19 points, nine rebounds, nine assists […]


Bayou Classic preview: GSU vs. Southern Jaguars

The Southern University Jaguars (5-2 SWAC, 5-4 Overall) are leading the Bayou Classic series 21-20, but the Grambling State University Tigers (7-0 SWAC, 7-2 Overall) seem to have the upper hand in this year’s match up.  Grambling sealed the deal for a spot in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship against […]


Summit targets students from HBCUs, high schools

The New Orleans Convention Company Inc. held its third annual Bayou Classic University-Business Summit in Shreveport on Friday, Nov. 6. The workshop included three seminars that were called Economic Opportunities for Business, Workforce Development, and Cyber Technology that featured GSU’s Dr. Otto Meyers, Interim VP, Advancement, Research, and Economic Development […]


14 acts, but only one winner

In celebration of Homecoming Week, the Favrot Student Union put together a week of activities for visiting alumni and current students, including the annual talent show. There were a variety of performances: from singers, to dancers, to rappers, to poets and even a saxophone player. Jazmyn Hobdy, who is a […]