Author: Kourtney Burney


Mass Comm professor publishes second book

Grambling State University Mass Communication professor, Dr. Martin Edu has recently published a scripture loaded book “Discover What You Have in Christ.”   This is Edu’s second published book, and will not be his last. “One day I had this revelation to write a bible-based book, it was motivated by […]


Students at GSU get breast cancer education

Jalissa Purnell, a junior management and accounting major from Chicago (left), speaks with Dr. Trixie Thompson, founder and CEO of More Than Conquerors (right). October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and each year health professionals in the United States rally to bring awareness to an international health issue that affects […]


Tha Carter V is here

The greatest rapper of all time, known as Lil Wayne, released his long awaited new addition to the Carter series, ‘Tha Carter V’.  The rapper presented the overdue album after four years on his 36th birthday.   Fans have been waiting for this album for years tricked by release dates, and […]


BURNEY: From student to policeman, a difficult transition

Social injustice is a big topic in the world today, and one of the biggest social injustices that American people are divisive on is police brutality. With cases like Philando Castile, Eric Garner, and Stephon Clark, all unarmed black men that were killed at the hands of police officers, it […]

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Bring It Home campaign back

Grambling State University hosted the official “Bring It Home” 2018 Reception with GSU’s President Richard J. Gallot, Jr. This event was held for the faculty giving back to the university through the Office of Institutional  Advancement. The Bring It Home Campaign is a partnership between GSU, Grambling State University Foundation, […]


JTS hours cause student outrage

Students who attend Grambling State University have access to a computer lab for computer use as well as printing. The computer lab is located inside the building Jacob T. Stewart on campus and has over 30 computers and four printers for students to operate on their own. Recently, the computer […]


Student Perspective

To make it in today’s society it is all about two things: what you know and who                you know.  As we all are still embarking on our college journeys, what you learn right here at Grambling can set you up for those two […]


For all my rape victims

We all have secrets that we hope never come to light.  Things we hold within because the public does not need to know. But rape, the forcing of unwanted sex, must not stay as one of those acts we continuously hide.   Rape has been around for centuries as men […]