Jaguar Pride #5: Ins and Outs of Gaming, Ghana, Coloring and Commencement

Lara Hrycaj, Contributing Writer

This week “Jagura Pride” covers a variety of subjects as students get closer to the end of the Spring 2022 semester. Host Claude T. Martinez kicks off the newscast talking to students Marquis Parks and Peter Brassea about their selling donuts donuts on campus to raise funds for their trip to Ghana.

Nuha Abdessalam reports on Denim Day which is Wednesday, April 27, and why denim jeans are linked to Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Dante Corona announces the 2022 GSU Commencement student speakers: Interdisciplinary Studies Major Sonya Petty and Social Works Major Peter Brassea. John Redfield Jr talks to Gamers Unite Coordinator Catherine Carl about GSU’s gaming league and recent tournament.

Tiyen Simmons makes sure the GSU community knows about the Coloring Club and how it is a way to relieve end-of-semester tension. This episode finished with Jazmine Grisby talking to students about the end of the semester and finals week.

The Advanced Audio Production Students in the Media Studies Program at Governors State University are producing a weekly newscast called “Jaguar Pride.” This weekly newscast will cover the news and many of the events happening at GSU plus stories on the students and faculty.

“Jaguar Pride” is hosted and edited by Claude T. Martinez. The students reporters record their own packages covering their specific assignment. Dante Corona is the campus news reporter. Nuha Abdessalam covers health and wellness on the GSU campus. Tiyen Simmons is assigned to GSU’s arts and entertainment. John Redfield Jr spotlights a specific faculty member or student each week. Jazmine Grisby is the road reporter asking GSU students questions on different topics each week.

Every Tuesday until the end of the Spring 2022 semester there will be a new episode “Jaguar Pride” posted here on the GSU Phoenix website. Listen to “Jaguar Pride” in the player at the top of this story or by clicking this link Jaguar Pride Episode 5