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Black History Month: A quick look at our nation’s HBCUs

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Year Founded: 1873 Previous Names: Branch Normal College, Arkansas Agricultural Mechanical and Normal School, and Arkansas Agricultural Mechanical and Normal College First President: Dr. John Brown Watson Current President: Dr. Laurence B. Alexander Five Major Milestones:  In 1892 Branch Normal College was designated as […]

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Journalist Roland Martin Highlights Black History Month event

On Feb. 7, Grambling State’s Favrot Student Union Board hosted a Black History event called “Fitting into the Country We Built” in the T. H. Harris Auditorium. Roland S. Martin, an American journalist and former CNN contributor was the keynote speaker for the event. Martin’s speech centered around some of […]

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Grambling holds retirement send off for David “Rusty” Ponton

Last Thursday Grambling State University bid farewell to Dr. David “Rusty” Ponton affectionately known as “Coach P” during a surprise party held in the Black and Gold Room. Ponton, who most recently was serving as Special Assistant to GSU President Rick Gallot, first came to Grambling in 1993 as assistant […]

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GSU STEM Queens grace cover of EBONY magazine

Two Grambling State University students are on the current cover of EBONY magazine as STEM Queens. The cover showcases successful HBCU students representing STEM majors.  Junior Destiny Johnson and freshman Taylor Johnson are featured in the magazine along with eight other HBCU “STEM Queens.” Destiny Johnson is a Computer Science […]

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KSLS Club: Looking to Make a Difference

Grambling State’s Kinesiology Sport & Leisure Studies Club is looking to make a comeback this spring semester. The club is open to and invites all Kinesiology majors and minors to join.The  held its first in-person meeting of the year on Jan. 28. Many students are unsure about what activities to […]

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GSU student creates clothing line

Grambling State University sophomore Ameer Muhammad is showing his style while getting a leg up on his fashion competitors.  The Portland, Oregon native has created his own clothing line — “Lavish World.” A self-proclaimed fashion fan, Muhammed said he loves to “rock” different clothing and his brand features multiple clothing […]

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Remembering Virgil Abloh: Beyond the Runaway

We have all come to know the name Virgil one way or another, whether it was through his beloved high fashion label Off-White, his influential relationship with his close friend and business partner Kanye West, his collaborations with Nike sportswear, or being the first fashion designer of African descent to […]

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GSU Library to Open this Spring

After years of construction and labor work, Grambling State’s digital library will open this March. In 2019, Grambling State revealed designs for the new digital library on campus. The project was the first of its kind, with Grambling being the first HBCU with a digital library. Some of the details […]