Author: Ndumiso Shongwe


Tigers gear up for Spring Football Game

The Grambling State football team will wrap up their first practices under new head coach Hue Jackson as the Tigers hold their annual Spring Football Game on Saturday. (The Gramblinite photo by REGGIE JACKSON) For four quarters on Saturday, friends will become foes, teammates will be opponents, and  it will […]


TigerFest 2022 to begin Friday

Grambling State University’s Favrot Student Union Board has announced the events for TigerFest 2022.  The theme for the week of events is “All Roads Lead to Exit 81.”  TigerFest begins Friday and will commence and will run through April 7.  April 1 events include a Zydeco and Crawfish Boil […]


GSU senior releases second book

Grambling State University student Adrian Consonery Jr., a mass communication major from Marietta, Georgia, recently released his second book titled “Legal Thoughts.” In this book, Consonery is transparent and shares his thoughts as a Black man in America.  “I wanted to capture what I was going through in that […]


54th annual Miss Calendar Girl Scholarship Pageant held

Pictured are Madison Johnson (Miss Cover Girl, left) and Kayla Wiley (Miss April). (Photo by De'Vante Martin). The 54th Annual Miss Calendar Girl Scholarship Pageant was held March 19 in the T.H. Harris Auditorium. The theme for the pageant was “Grambling’s Prized Investment.” This year’s Calendar Girl contestants were Ariel Box […]


Coach Roberts leaves GSU’s soccer team, takes over Salukis

After a year leading the Grambling State University women’s soccer program, head coach Craig Roberts announced last week that he is leaving his position. Roberts, who took over the reins in the soccer program at GSU in March 2021 is taking over  the same position with Southern Illinois University women’s […]


GSU’s hoops seasons end with SWAC tourney losses

GSU men's basketball coach Donte' Jackson (photo courtesy of GSU Athletics Communications) It was a tough day for Grambling State on March 11 as both the men's and women’s teams were eliminated from the 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama.  Both teams were coming off comfortable victories in the […]


The influence of African Americans in broadcasting

African Americans — both women and men — have impacted the media through their contributions to the world, which include writing books, hosting television shows, and on radio stations.   Writing has inspired other African Americans to speak up on important issues. As well as hosting television and radio broadcasts […]


Diamond Tigers overpowered at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — The Grambling State baseball lost 0-2 to the Arkansas Razorbacks in a two-game series played at the Baum-Walker Field on March 15 and 16. Game One (Arkansas 14, GSU 1)  The Tigers got off to a positive start when Shemar Page laced a two-out RBI single, scoring […]