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

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter 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...

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

Emily Beaman, reporter 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...

Suzanne Shipley

Administration offers follow-up statements regarding the fascist on campus

Brendan Wynne, Reporter and Wai-Kun co-editor 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...

Corbriyana Wingfield

Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Amos Perkins, Reporter 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...

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Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter 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

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter 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

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter 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...

Jamilah Kangudja and Taylor Dinkins describe the Culture Festival and invite student passerbys to attend.

A day in the life of Jamilah Kangudja

Jeri Moore, Reporter 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...

Jamilah Kangudja, exercise physiology and BSU member, participates in a trash pick up Oct. 5 in Legacy.

Black Student Union welcomes all

Jeri Moore, Reporter 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

Andrea Pedon 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...

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

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

brittni vilandre 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...

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

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

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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