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  • Chemistry major competing in national pageant

    Chemistry major competing in national pageant0

    Jackson State University senior chemistry major Jaelah Wright-Keely, a native of St. Louis, was recently named Miss Black Mississippi US Ambassador by the Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship Organization. “During my reign as Miss Black Mississippi US Ambassador, I will be hosting community events geared toward my platform Route 365, which stands for rejuvenating opportunities

  • Senior qualifies for dental scholarship program

    Senior qualifies for dental scholarship program0

    Department of Biology’s Marqua Franchesca Lofton has been selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program (MRDSP). The program offers two years of undergraduate academic enrichment, including Dental Admission Test (DAT) preparation and clinical experience in a rural setting. Lofton, a Utica native, is a pre-dentistry major with a

  • Meteorology student studies sun’s corona, space weather during eclipse

    Meteorology student studies sun’s corona, space weather during eclipse0

    Keon L. Gibson, a senior in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, visited Wyoming for the solar eclipse that occurred in August. He measured specific emission wavelengths of the sun’s corona and used computer-controlled telescopes to study how Earth is being impacted by hazardous space weather. Gibson, whose research was funded by the National

  • Miss JSU embraces leadership role

    Miss JSU embraces leadership role0

    by Glynnis D. Pleasant Five days before an interest meeting for Miss JSU candidates, Comelia L. Walker decided to compete for the crown with nothing but a willingness to “complete the journey with God.” Today, she’s the university’s 78th queen. She calls her April 7 crowning her most memorable day. “It was amazing to know

  • Mr. JSU: the ‘people’s choice’

    Mr. JSU: the ‘people’s choice’0

    by Christopher E. Rash Unlike being in an environment where the status quo is encouraged and a precedent exists, DeAngelo Riddle finds himself in a pioneering role as the first Mr. Jackson State University. So, his plan is to simply stay true to himself as “the people’s choice,” he said. “I was encouraged by my

  • Madam (SGA) President

    Madam (SGA) President0

    Jackson State University’s first female SGA president in more than 10 years has an ambitious agenda that includes improving the culture of the state’s only urban HBCU. Alexis Moore, 21, a senior biology major from Ridgeland, Mississippi, said she decided to run for office because she wanted to be the voice for students when it