The homecoming week kicked off with an Open Mic Night held in the Jessie Stone Lecture Hall on Monday, November 9th. Young people from around the city came out to showcase their talents, such as singing, dancing, and poetry reading. The local band Alter Ego was the musical entertainment. “One word for homecoming week is definitely busy, but overall the week was a success,” said Charles Johnson, SGA President.
The Week Events:
Tuesday, November, 10th—Coronation for Denisha Foster, Miss SUSLA. The entire royal court was formally dressed with ladies wearing beautiful ball gowns and their escorts in tuxedos. Also in attendance were the Royal Courts from SUNO and SUBR.
Wednesday, November, 11th—Comedy show featuring BET Comic View comedians, Benji Brown and Coco Brown, and a performance from singer, Damar Jackson. The Mardi Gras themed evening was filled with excitement and plenty of laughter.
Thursday, November, 12th—Greek Show: Greeks from GSU, LSUS, SUBR, and LA Tech “stepped” and performed. The winners of the step show were Grambling State University’s, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and Southern University at Baton Rouge’s, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. There was also a live performance from rapper, Big Poppa.
Friday, November, 13th—Pep rally that for the Lady Jags and Port City Jaguar’s bas-ketball game. Both teams defeated their op-ponents.
Written By : Jaleesa McDowell, Feature Student Writer