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RAISING THE BAR, CONTINUING TO PUSH HARDER: UVIABJ Student Journalists Faced Stiff Competition in 2024 SRPI

(Staff, STT, USVI, April 2024). For the third consecutive year, Comm majors/minors at the University of the Virgin Islands participated in the Southern Regional Press Institute at Savannah State University and were recognized for their outstanding reporting and writing skills. Students entered articles published between January 2022 and January 2023. Reporters and contributing writers of …

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Descriptions fail us: Music, Noise or What?

(staff. St. Croix, April 19, 2024) UVI’s music professor, Austin Oting Har is an oxymoron. By day, in the music classroom on the STT campus, a quiet, reserved, small-framed young man quietly provides instructions to a group of attentive students. But after 5:00pm, on Friday after work,  preparations for an uneventful evening are interrupted by …

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SAL: Rhetorical Expressions of A Life Long-Lived

Rhetorical Expressions of A Life Long-Lived: Mrs. Sarah Rebeccah Rhymer Richardson contributors: William Steger, Jadah Jarvis, Nico Thomas,  Devon Pelle, Felisha Felix, Nathan Carroll and Cheryl Hendricks-Thomas Centenarian matriarch, and the last of nine siblings to survive, Mrs. Sarah Rebeccah (“Sal”) Rhymer Richardson lived 12 days past her 102nd birthday. Born in Tortola British Virgin Islands, …

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UVI Lady Bucs’ 2023-2024 Season Comes to a Close

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, February 28, 2024 – The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Lady Buccaneer basketball team closed out its 2023-2024 season with a 95-47 loss to the Lady Bulldogs of Tougaloo College in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) 2024 Hope Credit Union Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship at Birthright Alumni Hall in Tuscaloosa, …

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UVI v. Wiley

Buccaneers Surrender Late Lead in Loss to Wiley ST.THOMAS, VI (February 2, 2024) – The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Men’s basketball team surrendered the lead late to the Wildcats of Wiley University in a 62-57 loss Thursday night at the Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center. In a matchup that was a tale …

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Educate yourself, Free your Mind, Ignore Propaganda

parts of this article are reprinted w/permission. Information has been cross-checked and referenced to ensure accuracy. Salam Awad Since October 7th and the increased violence against Palestinians, it’s important to reorient ourselves in the longstanding history of Palestinians and Black Americans being in solidarity with each other throughout our various struggles over the last decades. …

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Welcome 2024

Welcome 2024 UVI Community by Shuggah Rosenbloom The University of the Virgin Islands is excited to welcome back its students, staff, and faculty for the new year 2024. We are moving forward with viral tenacity after a challenging 2023 due to the staggering COVID-19 pandemic and other losses and setbacks. Putting those things behind us, …