Author: Tierra Smith

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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 […]

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Passing of a Pioneer

Dr. Helen Richards-Smith A distinguished woman left her legacy as she impacted the lives of many, practiced what she preached, and greatly encouraged everyone to further their education not only at Grambling State University, but in the entire community. Dr. Helen L. Richards-Smith served the university, alumni and community for […]


Deltas Show Devotion and Service

The Iota Delta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. is displaying their devotion to service and sisterhood, during Delta Week on the campus of Grambling State University.  Delta Week is from Oct. 20 through Oct. 24, and concentrates on sisters of Iota Delta serving their university and community. […]


DBW holds ‘I’m Aware and I Care’ Event

The Society of Distinguished Black Women (DBW) hosted an event entitled “I’m Aware and I Care” in the Tiger Den of the Favrot Student Union on Monday. The purpose for event was for students to come out and create homemade cards for the sick and elderly people with the members […]


Criminal Justice Department celebrates 40 years

With faculty, administration, students and alumni, members of the Criminal Justice Department, both present and past, celebrated 40 years of excellence at Grambling State University during Grambling State University’s Homecoming activities.             The event held in the Betty E. Smith Nursing Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 17, was […]

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Dancing through the pain

GSU student LaTangela Bell dignosed with fibroadenoma in her left breast.  For one Grambling State University student, the possibility of breast cancer was nearly a reality as a small lump began to develop in her left breast. LaTangela Bell, known for her dynamic dance moves and friendly personality, shared with […]


Laugh House

ldquo;This isn’t the Grambling I’m used to, especially from my favorite HBCU,” said comedian and host Steve Brown at the beginning of the comedy show held on Thursday during the week of homecoming in the T.H. Harris Auditorium. Gaps of seats were unfilled as opposed to being sat in at […]



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Time to Shine

GSU rapper Ellis “Dray” Young will be the opening act Friday at the Home- coming Concert. Opening acts are often believed to be performed by inexperienced artists, but GSU student Ellis Young is no newbie. He is more than prepared to open the Home- coming Concert on Friday, to show […]


80% or bust: Nursing program remains in limbo

The Grambling State University School of Nursing met with the Louisiana State Board of Nursing on Tuesday to discuss the future of the pro- gram. The board decided to keep the current status of the pro- gram, which is currently not accepting any new students into the professional nurs- ing […]