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Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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As the spotlight dims, Grantley Samuels, mechanical engineering senior, approaches the stage with his steel pans. Silence falls over the crowd as everyone becomes mesmerized by his exuberant presence. As the Caribbean-Latin music fills the silence of the room, Samuels leaves the audience wanting more. With...

Black Excellence Gala held Feb. 23

Taylor Henson, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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To wrap up the celebration of Black History Month, the fourth annual Black Excellence Gala was held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites Feb. 23. More than 70 people attended the event which included dinner, a guest speaker, a student speaker, and awards throughout the night. Charles Frazier,...

Black Student Union holding auditions for sixth annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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The Black Student Union will be holding the sixth annual talent show allowing students to showcase their abilities, including, dancing, singing, and reading poetry. Tre'Vonne Bradford, president of BSU and exercise physiology senior, said,“Talent is a creative art. Are you able to sing, dance, or just ...

Black Student Union welcomes all

Black Student Union welcomes all

Jeri Moore, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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"We also want to be that safe place where people can come and voice their concerns," Bradford said.

Black Excellence Pageant postponed to April

Tasia Floissac

March 6, 2018


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While students rejoiced at the two extra days of holiday due to recent inclement weather, the storm put a damper on the Black Student Union’s plans for the staging of the Mr. and Ms. Black Excellence Pageant on Feb. 22. “We already had a lot of things planned and had bought things for the pageant....

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

brittni vilandre

February 9, 2018


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A crowd of more than 60 students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 7 for the Fifth Annual Black Student Union talent show. Talents ranged from singing and dancing to reading personal poems, keeping students on their feet for each performance. Kerdell Cuffy, finance fres...

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017


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To create an inclusive event focused on gratitude, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff co-sponsored the Give Thanks Celebration with Black Student Union, Organization of Hispanic Students, and East Asian Student Association on Nov. 29 in Comanche. "We host holiday ev...

PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

Bridget Reilly

November 15, 2016


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They didn't start drawing signs until 9 p.m. Tuesday night, a week after America's Donald Trump president-elect took 290 Electoral College votes, more than enough to win the White House.The signs will read: "Love Trumps Hate," "Trump Supporters, We Love You," and "Immigrants Make America Great Again."Mi...

Black Student Union to hold fashion and beauty expo

Dierrica Smith

April 14, 2016


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The Black Student Union will be holding a fashion and beauty expo in Comanche Suites, which will provide natural hair and makeup tips to students as well as a fashion show.Maia Cook, athletic training junior and president of BSU, said, “Originally we wanted to do the expo during women’s history m...

Eight students show case talent at Feb. 18 show

Eight students show case talent at Feb. 18 show

Allison Ashcraft

March 2, 2016


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Students filed in, chattering amongst each other as they took their seats while music blasted through the speakers. Laughter began to fill CSC Comanche as comedian, Ronnie Jordan, took the stage and cracked a few jokes. The Black Student Union and the University Programming Board hosted their third a...

Students discuss language, race at NAACP meeting

Students discuss language, race at NAACP meeting

Samuel Sutton

February 16, 2016


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More than 30 attended the NAACP meeting, "The Evolution of Bitch," hosted by the MSU chapter of the NAACP on Feb. 11.Organizers said they wanted to present the evolution of the word, "bitch," from the early 1900s to today, to see if students thought this word was evolved because of society and if they...

University President: Talk to me

University President: Talk to me

Kharmyn Lewis

November 19, 2015


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Before I committed to attend MSU, I went to a Mustangs Rally. There were seniors from across the country who were curious as to what MSU had to offer; however, I already had done my research about the university and was almost sure that I would attend MSU in the fall. Instead, I was looking for faces mor...

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