Feature, International, International

Palestine Resistance 2023

by Tawfiq Muhsen (STT, October 8, 2023) On October 7, 2023 at 6:30am, different Palestinian brigades in Gaza united and launched the military operation called “Al-Aqsa flood.” The united Palestinian freedom fighters brigades launched rockets and demolished the barbed border fence/wall around the Gaza Strip. They took control over both military bases and different settlements …

Com #110, Feature, International, PODCASTS

PODCAST #COM110 -VIEWPOINTS Episode 2 #ENOUGH wasn’t enough?

(STT/STX, Oct 8, 2023). Listen to viewpoints from our podcast influencers:  Episode #2 ENOUGH wasn’t enough? led by Calyse Garvey features Jadah Jarvis, Nico Thomas, Cheryl Hendricks Thomas and Siddiq McNair Discussion about tweet posted online by Kalabrya Haskins to Houston Rockets player, Kevin Porter, Jr. Porter in early Sept. Porter allegedly physically assaulted Haskin’s …

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PODCAST-COMM @110 – VIEWPOINTS

(STX/STT, October 5, 2023) Listen to viewpoints from our podcast influencers. Episode #1 led by Siddiq McNair, features Jadah Jarvis, Nico Thomas, Calyse Garvey, Hunter Simpson, and Cheryl Hendricks Thomas In early September, Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, former WNBA player Kysre Gondrezick, and was arrested at a Midtown hotel …

Art & Culture, Lifestyle, Feature, International

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.” …

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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 …

Feature, International, Sports

NBA Commissioner Wants to Maintain a Balance

by Nico Thomas (STT, September 21, 2023)-NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s stance on star players and their commitment to respect contracts has caused some controversy.  Silver has been increasingly vocal in recent years about star players demanding trades and not fully honoring the contracts they signed with their teams. The stance has gained significant attention and …

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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 …

Feature, International, Student Activities

SPEAKOUT: “What advice would you give someone going into their first year of College”

by Angelique Lettsome-Samuel, contributing writer (STT, September 18, 2023) “The most important advice I would offer to a student who would like to attend UVI is- enjoy the luxury of being a part of a small and loving community. Although UVI is smaller than most HBCU’s, this HBCU is unique because they’re big on support. …