UVI COMM MAKES HISTORY AT WH PRESS BRIEFING WITH KARINE JEAN-PIERRE

reprinted from the Daily News-STT A University of the Virgin Islands communications student was able to do something that members of the White House press corps don’t often get to do — engage a White House spokesperson. George Francis, a senior at UVI and contributing writer for its newspaper, joined other student journalists from 21 …

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 …

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 …

UVI Dept of Comm- organizes Jerusalema Dance Challenge via Zoom @ First HBCU

UVI JERUSALEMA DANCE CHALLENGE First HBCU to take on the Jerusalema Dance Challenge via Zoom Staff  CHARLOTTE AMALIE, VI, 20, Oct 2020 – Tuesday, 20, Oct. 2020, at 1:00 p.m. the UVI Department of Communication hosted the Jerusalema dance challenge via Zoom. UVI became the first HBCU to host this dance challenge open to public …

UVI COMM Dept celebrates a Historic FIRST: UVIABJ Student Chapter

  The executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) cast a unanimous decision at its annual meeting in October, that led to a historic event for UVI, the USVI territory and the entire Caribbean area. The University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) became the first student chapter as …

Virgin Islands Documentary Goes to Delaware

By: Maxiene Cabo  St.Thomas, USVI – St. Thomas native, Peter Bailey is proud to announce that his documentary “Paradise Discovered: The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders” will now be taught as part of the University of Delaware’s Development & Family Sciences curriculum this coming fall semester. The film, based on Bailey’s infamous New York Times Op-Ed “Has …

Russel Honoré

reported and written by Nikiyah Gerson  10, October 2019- STX recently had a visit from ‘The General.’  Not the old white guys on tv with the white mustaches who sell chicken and insurance. But Lt. General Russel Honoré, or ‘The General’ as he is affectionately called by people in south Louisiana. Survivors vividly remember the …