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Martin Luther King Jr.: more than “the dream”

January 16, 2021

BIOGRAPHY As we take this Martin Luther King Jr. Day to recognize a pioneer in the civil rights movement, we do so amidst some of the worst political and racial tension the nation has seen in a very...

Living in Our Skin kicks off 21-day Racial Equity Challenge

Roberts sing
October 15, 2020

Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Black Student Union held a racial awareness event called “Living in Our Skin”. The official statement released by the Black Student Union about the event says that it is their...

Administration offers follow-up statements regarding the fascist on campus

Suzanne Shipley
December 2, 2019

In the wake of an ill-received statement addressing tweets that identified a fascist sympathizer on campus, the MSU Texas administration has collaborated with student leaders to issue another statement...

Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Corbriyana Wingfield
October 15, 2019

Lights. Cameras. Madness! Ligon Coliseum was packed full of energetic students ready to dance, sing, compete and let loose. Some entertained with their athletic talents. Others showed off their...

Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

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February 27, 2019

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....

Black Student Union holds talent show auditions

February 20, 2019

Five talents. Five brave individuals. Five minutes. In a small, dim room, the celebration of Black History Month continued as the Black Student Union members honored their ancestors through the...

Black Student Union holding auditions for sixth annual talent show

February 5, 2019

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...

A day in the life of Jamilah Kangudja

Jamilah Kangudja and Taylor Dinkins describe the Culture Festival and invite student passerbys to attend.
A Day in the life
November 30, 2018

As a Black Student Union parliamentarian, senator for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a member of the Student Government Association, and lover of Chic-fil-A fries; Jamilah...

Black Student Union welcomes all

Jamilah Kangudja, exercise physiology and BSU member, participates in a trash pick up Oct. 5 in Legacy.
November 6, 2018
"We also want to be that safe place where people can come and voice their concerns," Bradford said.

Black Excellence Gala represents black excellence, students on campus

February 23, 2018

To wrap up Black History Month on campus, members of the Black History Month Gala Committee are hosting the Black Excellence Gala on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in Comanche Suites in Clark Student Center. The...

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

Harison Elizardo, sociology junior, read a personal poem for the 5th annual BSU Talent Show. February 7th, 2018. Photo by Elias Maki.
February 9, 2018

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...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Logan Cope, psychology senior, plays Jenga while waiting for the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social to begin on Feb. 1. Photo by Mia Heck
February 1, 2018

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion...

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