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  • Gates Scholar overcomes odds to pursue her dreams

    Gates Scholar overcomes odds to pursue her dreams0

    Adrienna Williams was in algebra class when she found out she was selected as a Gates Millennium scholar. Her mother had received a package at home and immediately contacted Williams by phone.                              “My mom started crying, and she called everybody,” WilliamsREAD MORE
  • Junior computer engineering major earns internship,  $25,000  Apple scholarship

    Junior computer engineering major earns internship, $25,000 Apple scholarship0

    by L.A. Warren Jackson State University computer-engineering major Taha Merghani, a junior, has been awarded a one-year college scholarship totaling up to $25,000 and a summer internship as part of the Apple HBCU Scholars Program. This is his second distinguished honor since arriving at JSU. The Sudanese native is among an elite group of 30 students

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  • Adapting from Algeria

    Adapting from Algeria0

    By L.A. Warren Jackson State University student Anissa Hidouk says she experiences “reverse culture shock” when visiting her Algerian homeland, a nation that voted in March to criminalize violence against women who are often abused. “Women have to watch their backs and choose where they hang out because we have a lot of sexual harassment

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