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Today, (March 13, 2020) officials of the Gary Community School Corporation announced the closing of schools for the next 3 weeks in an effort to diminish the spread of the Coronaviris. "The health and safety of our students and staff would be at risk, so closing schools was the best...
Officials of the Gary Community School Corporation announced the closing of schools for the next 3 weeks in an effort to diminish the spread of the Coronaviris. "The health and safety of our students and staff would be at risk, so closing schools was the best decision," said GCSC Emergency...
Crusader Staff Report The Gary Common Council on Tuesday, February 18, declined to override Mayor Jerome Prince’s veto of a resolution that demanded the state return local control back to the Gary School District. Following up on his promise, Prince on February 4, vetoed the resolution that was passed before he...
By Melissa Alonso and Dakin Adone, CNN Students on Colorado State University's Pueblo campus will have the option to study cannabis beginning this fall. State officials on Friday approved a bachelor's of science degree program in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education, which said it...
By Lauren Lumpkin, The Washington Post A $10 million gift — the largest in Howard University’s roughly 150-year history — will allow the school to expand a science and technology scholars program that was started to increase the presence of minorities in those fields, the school announced Wednesday. The donation comes...
By Giavonni Nickson The dawn of the new year marks a time to take a more in-depth look at Gary's schools. On January 14 at the Gary Career Center, Emergency Manager Dr. Peter Morikis led a public forum to offer transparency on Gary Community School Corporation's (GCSC) goals for the...
By Selena Hill, Black Enterprise Despite dropping out of college, Lil Nas X is making it easier for students to earn a college degree. The Grammy-nominated artist teamed up with Scholly, a popular scholarship-matching platform, to give away $30,000 in scholarships. Born Montero Lamar Hill, the 20-year-old rapper revealed that three...
Mayor urges local control of Roosevelt be returned to Gary school district By Giavonni Nickson The Indiana State Board of Education recently hosted a community meeting to discuss the fate of Roosevelt and how it fits into the scope of a Gary’s educational landscape. Indiana State Board of Education Representative Tony Walker...
Crusader Staff Report Alumni of the Roosevelt College and Career Academy will travel by motorcade to a community meeting about the future of the school's historic building on Tuesday, August 13 at 6 p.m. at the Gary Area Career Center. The motorcade will begin lining up at 3 p.m. at 25th...
Kahlil Greene said he pursued the top position at his university to “amplify the voices of the underserved communities on campus.” By Kimberley Richards, Huffington Post Yale University student Kahlil Greene is set to become the university’s first Black student body president. Greene, who will begin his junior year at the university...