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 …

Community Opinions- USVI Homelessness

Interviews conducted by Lana Cuffy STT- The United States Virgin Islands is in a crisis facing homelessness. “…as of January 2018, Virgin Islands had an estimated 486 experiencing homelessness on any given day.” According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Statistics, “as of January 2018, Virgin Islands had an estimated 486 experiencing homelessness …

Three Virgin Islanders honored in celebration of United Nations’  74th Anniversary 

written by Joi Thomas-Lewis Three Virgin Islanders were honored in  celebration of United Nations 74th Anniversary , “Our Planet, Our Future” Natives of the U.S. Virgin Islands Kervin L. Clenance, Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh, and Angela Golden Bryan were among 11 individuals — including a mayor and a Florida House of Representatives member — who were …

Apollo Legion Turns 3-Yrs-Old

By: Maxiene Cabo   St Croix, Virgin Islands – October marks 3-years since St. Croix native Charles “Pollo” Goodings Jr. debuted his clothing brand Apollo Legion to USVI residents. Goodings, is a UVI communication graduate and a member of the local music group, Big Band. Also, his business began out of the trunk of his car. …

UVI STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION – STT: “Raising the Bar”

by Christopher McDonald STT- On Saturday, Sept., 21 the Student Government Association (SGA) on STT campus swore in 22 elected officials. Students represent the following positions: Board of Trustees, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Public Relations Officer, and Senators for the four class divisions, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen. SGA is recognized as the official representative …

Basketball Ethics

by Kendrekus Jackson STT- It seems that pro basketball and civil rights don’t mix.  Basketball sports icon Lebron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver have serious turmoil among them and stirred a fire with China.  Protest issues by Human Rights activists in the autonomous …

2019 Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute (TMLI)

reported by Christopher McDonald STT- On October 16, 2019, the students of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) attended Thurgood Marshalls College Fund (TMCF) 19th Annual Leadership Institute. Each student was selected and interviewed from the Albert Sheen and St. Thomas Campus by TMCF representatives. The event was held at Washington Marriott Wardman Park …