Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Traveling for your Health: Exploring ways to Deal with Stress

by Brittney Steele STX- College is a time when many students find themselves and discover who they want to be. But also, college may present a time of stress which may lead to a lifetime of depression and anxiety. Students are experiencing more levels of stress and depression than ever before. https://collegestats.org/resources/mental-health-guide/ It’s important to …

Local News

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 …

Student Activities

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 …

Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Dominica’s 21st World Creole Music Festival: Successful!

by Lana Cuffy ROSEAU, DOMINICA—It was a successful and well celebrated time of year again for the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) on the island of Dominica last month, October. In a recent Facebook post- Dominica Festivals wrote, “The World Creole Music Festival thanks all stakeholders for continued success!”  It provided entertainment dedicated to the …

Sports

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 …

Student Activities

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 …