Author: Yarica Charleston

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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 […]


It’s about that time again

The beginning of the NBA season always brings up month long and even season long questions…”Will Kobe be the same?” “Will Russ pass the ball?” “Will LeBron finally win one at home?”   Around campus you can tell the basketball fans were ready for the season to start. “Football season […]


Anderson is an all-around athlete

Tyler Anderson is a volleyball standout, basketball phenom, track star, an all around outstanding athlete at Grambling State University. She is a senior from East St. Louis, Il. who majors in psychology. Aside from her tremendous athletic abilities there is much more to know about Tyler Anderson. Since her freshman […]


Blackface: costume or controversy?

In recent years, there have been many publicized photos of White people painting themselves to portray a Black person for Halloween. Due to the prevalence of social media, these occurrences have finally reached the forefront of the public eye, causing many to question the fad.  In many instances, members of […]


Grambling Chamber honors local indiviuals

Dr. Ponton and other local indiviuals honorees The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce held the 7th Annual Community Contributions Banquet on Oct. 23. The event served as a way to recognize the commitment of local individuals who serve the community of Grambling. The award winners of the Community Contributions Banquet […]


Like mother, like daughter

Kim Garner (left) shares a moment with daughter Jalin Ford after the Homecoming on field performance. Ford is a member of Orchesis, as was her mom. If you had the pleasure of meeting alumna Kim Garner you would instantly think she’s a graduating senior, and as for her daughter, they […]


Local church changes to ‘Fall Carnival’

Halloween, for most people, is a holiday that generally glorifies the dark things of this world and gives off a spooky vibe. For the most part even though Halloween consist of candy and dressing up in your favorite costumes, not everyone celebrates the holiday. Some Christians do not take part […]


The act of giving back

During the Criminal Justice Department’s 40th anniversary celebration on Oct. 17 the department received a financial lift.  Several donations was presented by alumni and friends. Dr. Joyce Montgomery-Scott presented a plaque to  Elaine Douglas Deberry for her outstanding contribution to the department. In early October, according to Montgomery-Scott,  she contacted […]

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Grambling Lab schools continue efforts to survive

Grambling State University Labortary School located on GSU campus is apart of the city of Grambling education system.   The Grambling High Foundation pulled its charter school application form the Louisiana Department of Education on Oct. 13 because it would have not been approved. The application would have secured funding […]

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It’s all in the NUMBERS

Grambling State University welcomes several new adminstration with top salaries at the university. Eighteen people at Grambling State University make more than $100,000 as the university faces a $3 million deficit and is requesting faculty and staff to retire. The highest paid person at the university is the Interim President […]