UVI Student Winners of the Historic Self-Determination and Constitutional Development Poetry and Essay Contest

(STX/STT, June 12, 2024) staff. UVI Student Winners of the Historic Self-Determination and Constitutional Development Poetry and Essay Contest The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is pleased to announce the cash prize winners of the Historic Self-Determination and Constitutional Development Poetry and Essay Contest, hosted by the Social Science Department spearheaded by UVI Political …

SWIFF 2023: Global Storytelling thru Film

by Shugga Rosenbloom (Cannes, October 12, 2023). The Student World Impact Film Festival (SWIFF) is the largest student film festival globally, featuring films from artists in 149 countries. The festival aims to empower filmmakers from marginalized communities to harness the power of storytelling, explore their creativity, and share their voices with the world. The 2023 …

Snoopdog Maintains his “Rep”

(STX, September 28, 2023). The iconic hip-hop rapper, Snoop Dog added another entity to his list of product endorsements and maintains his reputation as a commercial staple. Grubhub launched its video campaign with Snoop singing a snappy jingle, “Did somebody say.” Grubhub launched its video campaign with Snoop singing a snappy jingle, “Did somebody say.” …

STX Students Lack Basic Needs

by Felicia Felix, contributing reporter/photographer (STX, September 22, 2023). CHS and SCEC High School students joined in protest against inhumane, unfit school campus conditions and voice demands to DOE CHS and SCEC High School students joined in protest against inhumane, unfit school campus conditions and voice demands to DOE. Photo credit: F. FelixAfter more than …

HISPANIC HERITIAGE CELEBRATION

Felisha Felix, reporter/photographer (STX, September 20, 2023).UVI showed out to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Passion and Pride” with the theme positive logo: “Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.” UVI Buccaneers were honored with a Happy Hour Social Wednesday morning at the Albert A. Sheen Campus. Vendors such as Love Croix Helados brought amaretto …

Afrofuturism in Art: Davis, Clinton, and A Tribe Called Quest

by Michael Bell (STX-February 1, 2023) Miles Davis and George Clinton are pioneers in the different genres of music they shaped. Miles was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, and his impact is still felt today. He was a pioneer in developing the jazz genre, and his work helped shape the …

The Significance of Carnival and Festival in the Virgin Islands

By Gimel Pinto (STT-January 4,  2022) Many people outside of the Caribbean see the enthusiasm that carnivals and festivals provide. Still, the natural origins of Caribbean carnivals and festivals lie in the colonization and religious conversion that took place when European explorers made their way to the region. Today, it is a celebration and occasion …