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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 with radio. Jennifer Williamson, Program Director of 91.3 WVST and Adjunct...

Watson named Miss VSU 2023

Watson named Miss VSU 2023

Issamar Kirby, Contributing Writer April 20, 2022

On Monday, April 1, 2022, Virginia State University held its campus-wide elections for the 2022-2023 school year. Open positions included Mr. and Ms. VSU, Ms. and Mr. 1882, Ms. and Mr. Orange and Blue,...

Shakira Wray, senior Mass Communications Major and Drama Minor operates the radio station console. Wray is an intern for the school’s radio station, 91.3 WVST. She plans to go into the radio industry after she graduates this May. Wray covered the CIAA basketball game tournament and regular-season games. She also works behind the scenes in production and editing features. Photo by Anjel-Ali Ormond.

Campus radio station enters 35th year

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Executive Editor March 25, 2022

Do people still listen to the radio for news and entertainment in Petersburg, Virginia? If so, they may have stumbled across station 91.3 FM to find WVST-FM The Source Live from Virginia State University....

Assistant Director of Bands Taylor Whitehead shares journey

Assistant Director of Bands Taylor Whitehead shares journey

Myiles Spann, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

Thump! Went the sound of a tuba in the distance that once caught the attention of a small child. Little did he know that one sound would take him on a journey of a lifetime he would never imagine. Taylor...

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 to a project that photographer Charnese Small has created...

Zodiac signs apparent in students portraits

Zodiac signs apparent in students’ portraits

Makyla Coles, Photographer January 29, 2022

Photographer Makyla Coles sat down with several VSU students, each representing a unique Zodiac sign. Coles took their portraits to measure how closely related the sign connected with the outward appearance. Her...

Art created by Jalynn White.

Black 82 events fill calendar

Charnese Small & Jalynn White, Photographer January 25, 2022

Beginning with the first week of February, organizations are involved in Black 82, a series of events which celebrate Black History Month. Junior Mass Communications major Jade Chance is involved with...

One spark kept her going

One spark kept her going

Jada Crider, Features Editor January 14, 2022

Senior Ariel Simmons balances job as hairstylist with school Ariel Simmons is originally from Waldorf, Maryland, and currently attends Virginia State University as a marketing major. Besides being a student...

Creation of something great,  Interview with Harold Haughton

Creation of something great, Interview with Harold Haughton

Micah Jones, Writer January 14, 2022

Harold J. Haughton is the founder of the best band in the CIAA: The Trojan Explosion. Due to the current state of the pandemic Haughton was not able to meet face to face, so the interview took place on...

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