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The Clarion-Ledger
Your weekend to weekend entertainment guidenight, with a 7 p.m. door. Civil rights & wrongs "Nina" is among works in a n
Your weekend to weekend entertainment guide
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 hours ago
night, with a 7 p.m. door. Civil rights & wrongs "Nina" is among works in a new exhibit at the Margaret Walker Center at JSU. (Photo: Special to The Clarion-Ledger) A gallery talk and reception welcomes the opening of the exhibit "Civil Rights,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Offensive line placed at the forefront for JSUline of scrimmage in the run game the past two years and has also to failed to
Offensive line placed at the forefront for JSU
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 hours ago
line of scrimmage in the run game the past two years and has also to failed to protect quarterback LaMontiez Ivy at times. JSU has talent at its skill positions, but the offensive line will be key in letting all that potential flourish on the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Matt Jones & Markus Cook meet the press as JSU kickoff draws near- The countdown to kickoff continues for Jackson State. Tony Hughes' Tigers p
Matt Jones & Markus Cook meet the press as JSU kickoff draws near
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
- The countdown to kickoff continues for Jackson State. Tony Hughes' Tigers play UNLV next Thursday in the season opener. JSU continued preparations with a full pad practice. The Tigers also faced the press. Offensive line coach Matt Jones and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State shifts attention to UNLVprep for their season opener in Las Vegas, which is next Thursday. After going
Jackson State shifts attention to UNLV
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
prep for their season opener in Las Vegas, which is next Thursday. After going through a few weeks of training camp, the JSU has shifted its focus to its FBS opponent. “When you watch them on tape, they’re a humongous, big football team,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU notes: Redshirts looming, Hughes grades campis going to be during the season.” RELATED: Jackson State's Javancy Jones take
JSU notes: Redshirts looming, Hughes grades camp
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
is going to be during the season.” RELATED: Jackson State's Javancy Jones takes personal leave There's 22 freshmen on JSU's roster, so there's a good amount of redshirt candidates. The Tigers have freshmen who may have the chance to play, too.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Camp is over, but QB competition still alive at JSUat the position and the most experienced option, started throughout the spring
Camp is over, but QB competition still alive at JSU
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
at the position and the most experienced option, started throughout the spring and was the first-team quarterback in JSU's first scrimmage. He has been pushed a bit by Jarin Morikawa, who was the backup last season and started four games... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State's Javancy Jones takes personal leavepast Thursday and has completed training camp. Jones has taken a leave of abse
Jackson State's Javancy Jones takes personal leave
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
past Thursday and has completed training camp. Jones has taken a leave of absence to attend to personal/family issues, JSU coach Tony Hughes confirmed to The Clarion-Ledger. There is no timetable for Jones’ return. RELATED: JSU's Javancy... Read more
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Al.com
Former Auburn defensive lineman commits to Jacksonville Stateanother addition from Auburn. Justin Thomas-Thornton, a defensive end who left
Former Auburn defensive lineman commits to Jacksonville State
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
another addition from Auburn. Justin Thomas-Thornton, a defensive end who left Auburn in June, posted his commitment to JSU via social media Saturday night. It is unclear when Thomas-Thornton, who redshirted in 2014 and was a scout team player... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 20to motorists in its first-ever university-sponsored Crop Drop. The staging gro
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 20
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
to motorists in its first-ever university-sponsored Crop Drop. The staging ground for the event, which allowed hundreds of JSU freshmen to earn community service hours, was in the parking lot in front of Jackson Public Schools’ Blackburn Laboratory... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Running back Troymaine Pope making the most of his unlikely chance with the Seahawksrushing for 1,788 yards and a nation-leading 8.20 per carry, including games of
Running back Troymaine Pope making the most of his unlikely chance with the Seahawks
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
rushing for 1,788 yards and a nation-leading 8.20 per carry, including games of 234 yards and 250 in the playoffs. JSU eventually lost to a Carson Wentz-led North Dakota State team in the FCS title game, 37-10, a contest in which Pope had... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU student robbed at gunpoint on campusA Jackson State University student was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon
JSU student robbed at gunpoint on campus
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
A Jackson State University student was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon on campus. JSU Director of Public Relations Olivia Goodheart, says two students were standing on the east balcony of the student center around 4:30 p.m. when they were a... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU's running game is operating with newfound strengthposition and the running game. “Robert Johnson (IV) came back after he had his
JSU's running game is operating with newfound strength
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
position and the running game. “Robert Johnson (IV) came back after he had his surgery running the ball extremely well,” JSU coach Tony Hughes said. “Our freshman running back Terry Sullivan (runs well), we have Joshua Bates running the ball... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Germany's schemes seem to impress at Jackson Stateus to be in the best position to win, and he wants to take advantage of the def
Germany's schemes seem to impress at Jackson State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
us to be in the best position to win, and he wants to take advantage of the defense and he knows how to run the offense.” JSU defensive coordinator John Hendrick is familiar with Germany’s offense. He practices against it every day, but he also... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairmanliver cancer. A player in state history whose life was almost bookended by his
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairman
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
liver cancer. A player in state history whose life was almost bookended by his association with one of his alma maters, JSU, Bennett was originally from Iowa. He graduated from JSU in 1962 with a bachelor's degree and received his master's from... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairmanliver cancer. A player in state history whose life was almost bookended by his
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairman
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
liver cancer. A player in state history whose life was almost bookended by his association with one of his alma maters, JSU, Bennett was originally from Iowa. He graduated from JSU in 1962 with a bachelor's degree and received his master's from... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State fighting off monotony of campbreaking moments, and I know I did my freshman year. So I told them to stay str
Jackson State fighting off monotony of camp
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
breaking moments, and I know I did my freshman year. So I told them to stay strong and know the ultimate goal." Now that JSU is essentially two scrimmages into camp, the focus will soon shift from working against each other to working toward... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU secondary making most of opportunitiesin front of a pass from quarterback Jarin Morikwawa, secured the ball, and race
JSU secondary making most of opportunities
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
in front of a pass from quarterback Jarin Morikwawa, secured the ball, and raced 15 yards into the end zone. The thing is, JSU’s secondary has been making plays like that since the start of camp. “We’ve been opportunistic,” defensive coordinator... Read more
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Al.com
Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett has diedfor his friendship and his many contributions that have enriched us all and tha
Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett has died
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
for his friendship and his many contributions that have enriched us all and that will always be an important part of the JSU story. Our hearts are with the Bennett family today," the university said in statement. A lifelong student of history,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU defense desires a better grade in second scrimmageof which ended with touchdowns, and the other three with field goals. That's a
JSU defense desires a better grade in second scrimmage
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
of which ended with touchdowns, and the other three with field goals. That's a grade the defense looks to improve when JSU holds its second scrimmage on Thursday afternoon at Ridgeland. “As a defense, we need to clean up our tackling and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
20,000 lbs of sweet potatoes delivered through JSU "crop drop"potatoes were free to the community. "That's one thing I pride my school on, w
20,000 lbs of sweet potatoes delivered through JSU "crop drop"
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
potatoes were free to the community. "That's one thing I pride my school on, we love to give back to the community," said JSU junior Kennedy Jones. "We have a good turnout, everybody's coming, so the community is helping us give back as well, so... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
20,000 lbs of sweet potatoes delivered through JSU "crop drop"potatoes were free to the community. "That's one thing I pride my school on, w
20,000 lbs of sweet potatoes delivered through JSU "crop drop"
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
potatoes were free to the community. "That's one thing I pride my school on, we love to give back to the community," said JSU junior Kennedy Jones. "We have a good turnout, everybody's coming, so the community is helping us give back as well, so... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU defensive line wants to make its presence feltand better each day.” RELATED: Ex-EMCC duo, now at Jackson State, reflects on
JSU defensive line wants to make its presence felt
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
and better each day.” RELATED: Ex-EMCC duo, now at Jackson State, reflects on 'Last Chance U' But for all that potential, JSU’s defense ranked just seventh in the 10-team SWAC against the run last season, and generated 20 sacks, which was tied for... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ex-EMCC duo, now at JSU, reflects on 'Last Chance U'to be seen if Jackson State will have any ties to the second season, but the Ti
Ex-EMCC duo, now at JSU, reflects on 'Last Chance U'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
to be seen if Jackson State will have any ties to the second season, but the Tigers were connected to the first one. JSU's defensive backs coach Cliff Collins, defensive end DeShawn Tillman and corner Dario Robinson were all members of the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State remains rooted in training camp modeonce the final whistle was blown during the scrimmage, and the team had its fir
Jackson State remains rooted in training camp mode
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
once the final whistle was blown during the scrimmage, and the team had its first off day on Sunday. And at this point, JSU coach Tony Hughes is content with what's he's witnessed so far. "We're playing with great effort, we're playing with... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State notes: Scrimmage highlightsSaturday at Madison Centra;. The Tigers' sports information office provided a
Jackson State notes: Scrimmage highlights
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
Saturday at Madison Centra;. The Tigers' sports information office provided a summary of the scoring highlights, though. JSU's offense put together six scoring drives. Jarin Morikawa, who is one of many quarterbacks battling for positioning on... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU defense tries to take positive steps after bad 2015school-record 378 points, and surrendered 50 points or more in four games. Now
JSU defense tries to take positive steps after bad 2015
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
school-record 378 points, and surrendered 50 points or more in four games. Now in the second week of fall camp, JSU is trying to take the proper steps to make sure this fall isn't a repeat of last season's defensive disaster. "We've... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Majority of Mississippi students in debtpredatory and takes advantage of poor people who don’t have anywhere else to go
Majority of Mississippi students in debt
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
predatory and takes advantage of poor people who don’t have anywhere else to go.” Several colleges in the state, including JSU, are developing financial literacy programs to teach students how to avoid perils of loans and other financial skills.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
SWAC Central: Tony Hughes 8/8 press conferenceState finished the first week of fall practice with a Monday morning workout.
SWAC Central: Tony Hughes 8/8 press conference
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
State finished the first week of fall practice with a Monday morning workout. Head coach Tony Hughes met the media afterwards to talk about the 1st week, the quarterback race, and much more. Click above to see the entire JSU press c... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Competition is the theme for Hughes, Jackson Statea week before the first game or somewhere in that vicinity. A newcomer will st
Competition is the theme for Hughes, Jackson State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
a week before the first game or somewhere in that vicinity. A newcomer will step into the competitive atmosphere, too. JSU announced the addition of kicker/punter Adrian Salazar, who will compete with kicker Christian Jacquemin for punting and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State's offensive line seeks to matureDuring his tenure at Jackson State, Harold Jackson made people well aware of ho
Jackson State's offensive line seeks to mature
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
During his tenure at Jackson State, Harold Jackson made people well aware of how youthful the Tigers' offensive line was. JSU's offensive line has given up 65 combined sacks the past two seasons, so there's been plenty of growing pains. Now, under... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Derrick McCall is back in action for Jackson Statetotal knee replacement surgery on the knee this past spring, which forced him t
Derrick McCall is back in action for Jackson State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
total knee replacement surgery on the knee this past spring, which forced him to miss all of the Tigers' spring practices. JSU's veteran receivers coach has returned to the field for fall camp and is back to help the Tigers prepare for the 2016... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State shows off new football jerseysJSU held its annual "Meet the Tigers" event on Saturday and showed off its new
Jackson State shows off new football jerseys
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
JSU held its annual "Meet the Tigers" event on Saturday and showed off its new jerseys for the first time. "I love the new jerseys," Hughes said. "I hope the players like them as much as I do, and the fans like them as much as I do." RELATED:... Read more
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Al.com
UMS-Wright senior running back Michael Matthews commits to Jacksonville Stateacademics and the players," he told AL.com. "Everyone made me feel welcome. I f
UMS-Wright senior running back Michael Matthews commits to Jacksonville State
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
academics and the players," he told AL.com. "Everyone made me feel welcome. I feel like I'm a part of the team already. JSU already feels like home." Matthews could carry even more of the load for the Bulldogs this fall with the announcement... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State offense aims to learn from strugglesDuring team drills on Thursday, JSU quarterbacks threw two interceptions. LaMon
Jackson State offense aims to learn from struggles
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
During team drills on Thursday, JSU quarterbacks threw two interceptions. LaMontiez Ivy had an interception returned for a touchdown for the third consecutive day. But Germany, who is in his first season with the Tigers, believes those struggles... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
JSU ready to start fall campchampionship game and we are not satisfied with that. Not playing well really r
JSU ready to start fall camp
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
championship game and we are not satisfied with that. Not playing well really rebooted us really quickly,” Grass said. JSU returns just eight starters but has loaded up on FBS transfers like former Auburn running back Roc Thomas, who steps in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State graduate has sweet business ideapecan pies. Kelly, 34, a Jackson resident, said she loves owning a bakery, usi
Jackson State graduate has sweet business idea
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
pecan pies. Kelly, 34, a Jackson resident, said she loves owning a bakery, using knowledge about business she acquired at JSU and relying on her creativity. “If I’m decorating a cake, I may look up and two or three hours may have passed,” she... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU notes: Tigers try to knock off the ruston Tuesday. It was a little more of the same when the Tigers held their second
JSU notes: Tigers try to knock off the rust
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
on Tuesday. It was a little more of the same when the Tigers held their second practice of training camp on Wednesday. JSU, which is still trying to round into football shape, held another 5 a.m. practice. Here are some news and notes from the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hughes, JSU secondary trying to alter perceptionhis part with an interception, which he returned for a touchdown, of quarterbac
Hughes, JSU secondary trying to alter perception
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
his part with an interception, which he returned for a touchdown, of quarterback LaMontiez Ivy during the team portion of JSU's second training practice on Wednesday. RELATED: Jackson State attempts to find strength in numbers It was the second... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jobodwana set to represent South Africa, JSU in Riobelonged to Anaso Jobodwana, one of two former Tigers track standouts, along wi
Jobodwana set to represent South Africa, JSU in Rio
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
belonged to Anaso Jobodwana, one of two former Tigers track standouts, along with Michael Tinsley, who will represent JSU in the 2016 Olympic games in Rio later this month. RELATED: Rio bound: Meet Mississippi's 2016 Olympians It's a second... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson State kicks off fall camp with 5:00am workoutState heard the first sounds of fall practice. Just like in the spring, Tony Hu
Jackson State kicks off fall camp with 5:00am workout
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
State heard the first sounds of fall practice. Just like in the spring, Tony Hughes' crew were up and ready at 5:00am. JSU had a 2+ hour session to open camp. This morning was our first chance to look at the newest Tigers. Terry's own Jordan... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU notes: Tigers' first practice in the bookscurious types, the playlist included N.W.A, Future, Dr. Dre and Plies, among ot
JSU notes: Tigers' first practice in the books
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
curious types, the playlist included N.W.A, Future, Dr. Dre and Plies, among others. RELATED: Get The Blitz: Download the JSU app The strong work by receivers Carle Ollie and Romello Shumake in the spring carried over to the first day of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State attempts to find strength in numbersgame pants, jerseys and helmets. Full pads won't come out until Saturday, whic
Jackson State attempts to find strength in numbers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
game pants, jerseys and helmets. Full pads won't come out until Saturday, which will be the team's fifth day of practice. JSU started Tuesday's practice with a walk-through before going into stretches and conditioning. They went into work with... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Jackson State kicks off fall camp with 5:00am workoutState heard the first sounds of fall practice. Just like in the spring, Tony Hu
Jackson State kicks off fall camp with 5:00am workout
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
State heard the first sounds of fall practice. Just like in the spring, Tony Hughes' crew were up and ready at 5:00am. JSU had a 2+ hour session to open camp. This morning was our first chance to look at the newest Tigers. Terry's own Jordan... Read more
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Al.com
Quarterback Eli Jenkins leads Jacksonville State's preseason All Americansinto seventh place in OVC career history in the same category (8,357). Dunn se
Quarterback Eli Jenkins leads Jacksonville State's preseason All Americans
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
into seventh place in OVC career history in the same category (8,357). Dunn served as the anchor of a record-setting JSU offensive line. The Trussville native received multiple All-America honors for his efforts in guiding the Gamecocks to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
State releases scathing J.P.S. auditsome people may receive from time to time, we are having school everyday. We ar
State releases scathing J.P.S. audit
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
some people may receive from time to time, we are having school everyday. We are still sending our scholars to Harvard and JSU. We're still achieving rates we haven't achieved before." JPS officials say they will have a more detailed response... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State releases scathing J.P.S. auditsome people may receive from time to time, we are having school everyday. We ar
State releases scathing J.P.S. audit
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
some people may receive from time to time, we are having school everyday. We are still sending our scholars to Harvard and JSU. We're still achieving rates we haven't achieved before." JPS officials say they will have a more detailed response... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
JSU alumni host sendoff party for incoming freshmenBYRAM, MS (Mississippi News Now) - JSU freshmen were the guests of honor at a
JSU alumni host sendoff party for incoming freshmen
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
BYRAM, MS (Mississippi News Now) - JSU freshmen were the guests of honor at a party welcoming them to the college. The Byram-Terry Chapter of Jackson State University's National Alumni Association hosted the event for the incoming students at Byram... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: July 31in the Department of Educational Studies and Administration. Two people were k
Mississippi campus briefs: July 31
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 24 days ago
in the Department of Educational Studies and Administration. Two people were killed and 12 others injured by gunfire at JSU on May 15, 1970, when Jackson police and the Mississippi Highway Patrol opened fire on protestors. Many others were... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
What to watch for: Jackson State training campyards per punt in 2015, handled kicking duties in the spring and looked like he
What to watch for: Jackson State training camp
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
yards per punt in 2015, handled kicking duties in the spring and looked like he was still trying to get a hang of things. JSU will likely find itself in a few tightly-contested games this fall, so it would be ideal for the Tigers if they could... Read more
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