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  • Founders’ Day speaker shares impassioned views about JSU

    Founders’ Day speaker shares impassioned views about JSU0

    by L.A. Warren Educational expert and keynote speaker Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre delivered a rousing message in October during Jackson State University’s 139th Founders’ Day Convocation, challenging the audience to “start talking” proudly about the institution. Butler-McIntyre, a former director of human resources for the Jefferson Parish School System in Harvey, La., told students inside the

  • The Road To Destiney

    The Road To Destiney0

    by Maya Brown From growing up in a small Alabama town where the population was less than 15,000 residents and held very few opportunities for African-Americans to become the campus queen at the fourth-largest HBCU in the nation, Destiney Lawrence has made quite the transition. “Fairhope, Alabama, was very slow-paced and family oriented,” Lawrence says.