Author: Yarica Charleston


GSU Quiz Bowl team grabs top spot at regional

(from left) Whitney Gaston-Loyd, Dave Fields, John Carter, Tom Cunningham (host in red), Charlotte Favors, Jasmine Ayatey, and Jharrayne McKnight pose with trophies at southwest regional tournament at the Honda Campus All- Star Challenge in Prairie View, Texas. On Saturday, four representatives of Grambling State University swept aside opposing teams, […]


Rude Awakening hosts ‘I’m So Rude’

Members of the dance group Rude Awakening held an event titled “I’m So Rude” Sunday in the Tiger Express where students received the chance to showcase their numerous dance and vocal skills, rapping abilities as well as mingle on Sunday, Nov. 16. The purpose of the event was to showcase […]

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GramFam shows support during Radiothon

The Division of Institutional Advancement and KGRM 91.5 FM Radio on the campus of Grambling State University hosted its third annual Radiothon on Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. as a part of homecoming weekend with attempts to raise $50,000 in 12 hours. In total, the profit raised […]


Think about effects of the ‘N’ word

Nigga. A five-letter word with such powerful meaning. It can mean friend to some, but it can be an insult to others.  Hmm, “Nigga please. I’m black so I can say it!” That sounds right. Right?  Nigga has a demeaning past. The word started off as nigger and was used […]