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‘Wakanda Forever’ is cultural must-see

‘Wakanda Forever’ is cultural must-see

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Executive Editor November 17, 2022

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is a movie that every person should go watch, especially if you are a young black student. While the movie has all the appeal of a classic Marvel action film, it is unique...

Editorial: Early registration vital to students

Editorial: Early registration vital to students

Nakhii Young, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Lately, important emails have been sent out to VSU students about Spring 2023 Registration. A head start on spring registration allows students to lock in their spot and not have to be put on a waiting...

Doctoral graduates from the Class of 2022 prepare for Commencement as they sit together. Staff photo.

Graduate Student Association seeks to increase enrollment in graduate school

Terry Jackson, PhD, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The Virginia State University Graduate Student Association (GSA) intends to have a greater impact on the recruitment and retention of students into graduate school. GSA President Chiwale Farrow believes...

(From left to right) Davin Jackson, Cameron Davis, James Barbour & Jordan Kelly. Contributed photo.

Upcoming artists on The Hill

Alika Benjamin-Elliott , Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Virginia State is no stranger to talent. From talent shows, karaoke, freestyle battles, and the P.R.E.P Apollo, the student body is always amazed and entertained by their classmates and friends. Many...

VSU receives Child Care Assistance Grant

VSU receives Child Care Assistance Grant

Kameko Coleman, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Virginia State University is one of four schools that will receive funds from the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant. Over the next four years, VSU will...

Study abroad program aims to enhance student development

Study abroad program aims to enhance student development

Terry Jackson, PhD, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Blaise Davenport, a senior VSU Honors student, has spent most of the Fall 2022 semester studying at “arguably the best university in the world,” Oxford University in England. Davenport is an academic...

Academic Center for Excellence supports student achievement

Academic Center for Excellence supports student achievement

Anjel-Ali Ormond & Helaina Ballou, Executive Editor & Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Housed in the Johnston Memorial Library on the 2nd floor, the Academic Center for Excellence allows for students at Virginia State University to thrive. Reporters sat down with several of the staff of...

The ‘Rebirth’ of Trojan’s women’s basketball

The ‘Rebirth’ of Trojan’s women’s basketball

Charnese Small, Photo Editor & Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Coach Nadine Domond recently left her coaching position at Rutgers University as an assistant coach after six years on the sideline. She is now the new head coach of the Lady Trojans and is ready for the...

Executive Editor Anjel-Ali Ormond

Students need to help keep campus clean

October 26, 2022

If you take a 10-minute stroll around Virginia State University, you will see historic buildings, pretty nature, and great students – but you will also see litter on the sidewalk. Our campus and community...

Super team of College of Humanities &  Social Sciences gets to work

Super team of College of Humanities & Social Sciences gets to work

Terry Jackson, PhD, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

For the first time in Virginia State University’s history, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) has a female dean, Dean Isis Walton, PhD. Previously, the CHSS had been led by the dean...

ECSUs balanced attack hands Trojans home loss 3-1

ECSU’s balanced attack hands Trojans home loss 3-1

Sanaa Bethea, Contributing Writer October 25, 2022

Virginia State University Women’s Volleyball fell to Elizabeth City State University in four sets 25-18, 24-26, 25-13 and 25-19 on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Multi-Purpose Center. Freshman right-side...

Trumpet player Alex Mackey marches in the Homecoming 2022 Parade in Old Towne Petersburg. Staff photo.

Explosion focused on Honda Battle of the Bands

Myiles Spann, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

The Virginia State University Marching Trojan Explosion has been to the Honda Battle of the Bands nine consecutive times, will they return for the tenth? The Trojan Explosion Marching Band, under the...

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