Author: Damien Fairconetue


G-Men fall to Rattlers in 20-16 heartbreaker

The Grambling State University Tigers football team faced an uphill challenge to return to .500 as they faced the Florida A&M University Rattlers on Saturday at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Grambling came into the game with a 1-5 overall record to Florida A&M’s 4-2 record.  In previous games, the […]


Grambling State, NWS team to be StormReady

Pictured from left to right are GSU Assistant Police Chief Albert Ernest, GSU Police Chief Rod Demery, and NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Charlie Woodrum. (Photo by T. Scott Boatright) As he’s met incoming freshmen and their parents during Summer Orientation sessions, new Grambling State University Police Chief Rod Demery has […]


Dr. Edwin Litolff named GSU VP for Finance

Dr. Edwin Litolff has been named Vice President of Finance at Grambling State University. Having served recently as Associate Vice President of Operations at Southeastern Louisiana University, Litolff brings years of experience in the University of Louisiana System and higher education in Louisiana to the role. “Dr. Edwin Litolff is […]


GSU mourns loss of alumna C. Brown Lewis

Grambling State University is mourning the death of alumna Browne C. Lewis, who was serving as Dean of the North Carolina Central School (NCCU) and passed away on June 2 while attending a conference. Lewis graduated number one in her class from Grambling State University with a Bachelor of Arts […]


Copes crowned Miss Grambling; Brooks named SGA president

Pictured are Grambling State University's new Student Government Association President Ja'Quel Brooks (left) and new Miss Grambling Kelli Copes. (Courtesy photo) The week of April 18-22, Grambling State University held its election campaign week.  Positions that were available for the 2022-2023 academic year included Royal Court positions, executive leadership positions, […]


First Generation, next chapter

Kayla Sullers has always believed in jumping into life full-force and building new experiences to help create a better future. The mass communications major isn’t sure what exactly lies ahead in her future as she jumps into the next phase of her life after Thursday’s graduation ceremonies, but she said […]


Equal justice topic of March 25 symposium

Treating each other equally is one of the kindest acts anyone can do.  The Angola Museum recently held a symposium titled “In Pursuit of Equal Justice,” in which panelists talked about the inequality of criminal justice enforcement in Louisiana and prison reform.  Candice Malone from Webster Parish, about 30 miles […]


Movie Review: ‘A Madea Homecoming’

Tyler Perry has a variety of movies and TV shows with unique possibilities and outrageous circumstances. His latest release, “A Madea Homecoming,” is not an exception. In his movie Perry’s directors and camera crews capture biblical moments and reference them to modern life. The objective of the movie seems to […]