6 hrs ago
When do police open fire?
With the situation tense in Ferguson, Missouri -- students here in Mississippi wants to send a message about officer-involved shootings.
10 hrs ago
JSU to Rent Apartments to Accommodate More Students
Jackson State University will lease 444-bed apartment complex next to its campus, with hopes of buying it later to accommodate increasing enrollment.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Time Inflames Ferguson With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Article on 'The Coming Race War'
Time magazine used one of the biggest basketball stars of all time to fan the flames of Ferguson.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Coming Race War Won't Be About Race
Ferguson is not just about systemic racism-it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back Will the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student's thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century? You probably have ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Yarber reflects on accomplishments, challenges
The city launches a nationally recognized program to combat troubling crime statistics at the same time a botched 911 call results in a resident's death and a police chief's resignation.
Ambrose named to post at Mississippi College
Ambrose completed a doctorate in urban higher education at Jackson State University.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
To live and resemble a functioning person while being in college can be tricky, but here are a few tips and hacks that might help keep your sanity and wallet in check.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Family of slain JSU student pointing fingers
The parents of a slain Jackson State University freshman said Tuesday that police have withheld details about the shooting that could help solve the case.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Faculty challenges system chief
Southern University Faculty Senate leaders say their problems with system President Ron Mason are past the point of resolving through a sit-down meeting.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Lane College welcomes 10th president
Lane College welcomes 10th president Logan Hampton honored at birthday and welcome event at Water Tower Place on Lane's campus Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/08/02/lane-college-welcomes-th-president/13501661/ Logan Hampton, the 10th president of Lane College, and his wife, Susan, talk ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It's possible
JACKSON, Mississippi - The City of Jackson, Jackson State University and Tim Bennett, owner of Overtime Sports, may begin talks in the next few weeks on the feasibility of building a baseball stadium for JSU in the Historic Farish Street District.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Jackson Free Press is Jackson's smart alternative, covering news, culture and politics for Mississippi's capital city.
SU faculty spar with Mason over college finances
The leaders of Southern University's Faculty Senate say System President Ron Mason is to blame for the cash-strapped school's financial woes and other problems.
Bringing the Jazz Back
The walls are a splash of warm colors, with whimsical figures playing piano, a flowing upright bass, and a saxophone.