Author: De'Vante Martin


AKAs celebrate ‘Skee Week’

The Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. at Grambling State hosted multiple events throughout the last week of black history month as part of their spring semester “Skee Week." Themed under the title “Black LegaSKEE,” the celebration honored a black movie every single day of the […]


Alexia P. Hammonds returns to teach yoga at GSU

The accomplished Alexia P. Hammonds is back and determined to make a difference at Grambling State.  Hammonds is currently back at GSU teaching yoga classes from Monday through Thursday at 4:15 p.m. in the newly opened recreation center. The all-level class is challenging students' minds and bodies, including stretching, strengthening the […]


John Simon replaces Art Briles as offensive coordinator

Another week, another offensive coordinator at Grambling State Football.  Grambling State head coach for football Hue Jackson has promoted John Simon to the position of offensive coordinator.  Jackson made the revelation on March 4,  after the team’s commencement of spring training..  Simon, a former University of Memphis assistant coach and […]


NCLAC teams up with Grambling to host ‘Pushout’ documentary

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) and Grambling State University recently partnered together to host both a physical and virtual screening of the feature-length documentary “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.” It was shown on Feb. 24 in the newly renovated Nursing Building Auditorium on campus. The […]


The wait is over — Intramural Center and Natatorium reopen

Michael Ensley oversees students using the pool at GSU's new natatorium. (Photo by Glenn Lewis/University Communications) After being closed for seven years and two years respectively, the Dr. Charles D. Henry Natatorium and the GSU Intramural Center were reopened on Feb. 28. “We are glad to have gotten to this […]


GSU lifts protective mask mandate

Grambling State University (GSU) has lifted the protective mask requirement that has been in effect since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020. Face masks and coverings may be worn on campus but are not required. GSU gradually resumed on-campus work for team members beginning in […]


Students brave cold to attend GSU High School Day

Grambling State University successfully hosted High School Day despite cold, harsh weather on Feb. 26  at the Black and Gold Room of the Favrot Student Union.   Parents and high school seniors from near and far braved the cold and rain to attend the informative event.    The High School […]


Women’s History Month Profile: Fidelia A. Johnson

Name: Fidelia A. Johnson Born: 1905 Occupation: Educator   Fidelia Adams Johnson spent most of her life developing and finding new ways to improve teacher education in Louisiana. Better known as “Mama Fi” to her students and the community, Johnson was the daughter of Charles P. Adams, the founder of […]


GSU ARP emergency grants available

Grambling State University students who need financial assistance for expenses incurred during COVID-19 response could be eligible for a student grant.  Students who have incurred emergency expenses due to COVID-19 for example, cost of attendance expenses like food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, childcare, and others may qualify for […]


Women’s History Month Profile:

Mary McLeod Bethune was one of the most influential women in the 20th century. She was not only an educator, she was a civil and women’s rights leader and an advisor during President Franklin Roosevelt’s term. Bethune was born on July 10, 1875, in South Carolina to two former slaves, […]