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“I’m Articulate:” An Intellectual Response to Spoken Word TEDTALK

by Catharine Seabrookes *NOTE: Jamila Lyiscott, PhD.,  aka, Dr. J, is an aspiring way-maker, a community-engaged scholar, nationally renowned speaker,  and co-founder/co-director of the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. Dr. J is most well known for being featured on TED.com where her video, ‘3 Ways to Speak English,’ has been viewed over …

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UVI Communication Students Take Home Awards at National Conference 

  by George Francis  Several communication majors and minors at the University of the Virgin Islands participated in the 58th annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) virtual conference last month. The conference was hosted by Savannah State University. The following students placed second and third in the respective categories. Jada Roberts, George Francis, and Kalyna Nielson received an award for …

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Mass Comm students Break the Fourth Wall

Six students n the Communication department participated in the 53rd annual  Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region IV (KCACTF4) in mid-February. They were selected as part of the initial Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA) program. Chosen, primarily for their demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills as well as leadership traits, …

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3 Part Series-Disparities in the USVI-Disruption in the Caribbean’s Educational System

By: Jada Roberts, J’Mari Clarke, Karon Reynolds, Kelsey Gilroy, S’niyah Roberts On a typical first day, teachers will present their students with a syllabus outline, however in the Virgins Islands, and other Caribbean islands, teachers are prepared to adjust their academic schedule for hurricane and earthquake preparations. Nature is unpredictable. Almost four years ago, the …

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SERIES- Part 2-Disparities Between the United States and its Territories

by: Sulaiman Donaie, Saisha Wesley, Jhylie Roebuck, Jedell Titus, Adonai Smith, Mabika Alfonso, Ashly Ravariere Throughout history, the United States has acquired countless territories for purposes such as wars and in earlier years, slaves, and agricultural exports. The United States Virgin Islands composed of the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, and Water …