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ROTC honors Lieutenant Colonel Jona McKee on his birthday
ROTC honors Lieutenant Colonel Jona McKee on his birthday
April 20, 2022

Virginia State University Alumnus and former Professor of Military Science (PMS) Lieutenant Colonel Retired Dr. Jona McKee was honored and celebrated on campus on Thursday, March 31st. It just...

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Freshmen Alaijah Pratt connects with a high fastball. Pratt has not only commanded the batter’s box, but also the pitcher’s mound going 7-3 this season. She recently threw a two-hit shutout against Bowie State and a one-hit shutout against Lincoln. Photo by  Virginia Statesman staff.
Softball prepares for CIAA
April 19, 2022

Trojans conclude their season with two doubleheaders against Union With just four games left in the regular season, the Virginia State University...

New turf field comes to Rogers Stadium along with four new sports
New turf field comes to Rogers Stadium along with four new sports
April 10, 2022

With the conclusion of the Virginia State University football spring game came the end of grass seed, fertilizer and mowing. Yes, the field at...

Coach Ashley Dewitt watches her athletes throw the shot put at the Fred Hardy Invitational Track Meet at the University of Richmond. Photo by Virginia Statesman staff.
Throws coach just getting started
Atrell Williams, Contributing Writer • March 22, 2022

Her coaching career is her livelihood, yet it all started with her intense supremely competitive career. Ashley Dewitt is the throws coach...

Former head football coach Reggie Barlow watches his offense against Lincoln University during the 2021 season.
Head football coach Reggie Barlow leaves Virginia State for XFL
Gibran Godfrey, Managing Editor • March 14, 2022

After six seasons as the head coach of the Virginia State University Trojans, head coach Reggie Barlow has officially accepted a head coaching...

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Feature photographer Charnese Small celebrates ‘Black Resiliency’ in gallery
Feature photographer Charnese Small celebrates ‘Black Resiliency’ in gallery
Charnese Small, Photographer • February 1, 2022

From time to time the photographers on staff will publish a series of portraits showcasing their talents behind the camera. Below is a link...

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Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity showcase their group at probate. Photo by Gibran Godfrey.
Greek Fraternities, Sororities welcome new members
Cieayrha Piggee-Bogale, Contributing Writer • April 20, 2022

Virginia State University has nine Greek fraternities and sororities operating on its campus and the new neophytes of the Spring 2022 semester...

Program Director Jennifer Williamson takes students under her wings
Program Director Jennifer Williamson takes students under her wings
Myiles Spann, Contributing Writer • April 20, 2022

From Massachusetts, to Louisiana, to Petersburg, Virginia, communicating her way through life, one woman found her heartbeat...

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