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JSU Student Overcomes Personal Obstacles to Showcase Talent on ‘American Idol’

Deshawn Goncalves, who presently studies music technology and performance at Jackson State University, placed in the Top Nine of the 2020 season of “American Idol,” in spite of personal challenges. He is now recording a debut album with industry leaders ...
  Sept. 1

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A Downtown Oasis: Belhaven Beach

Despite the current ban on water-based activities, visitors of Belhaven Beach can still enjoy a myriad of activities commonly held on sandy shores.
  Aug. 4

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Food

Heirloom Tomato Fattoush Salad

With a month and change left in the summer, Chef Alex Eaton of The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen and Aplos Simple Mediterannean has provided the Jackson Free Press with a summer salad recipe to share with its readership.
  Aug. 4

Sports Bryan's Rant The Slate

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SEC New Event Cancellation Policy

College football returns with a full slate of games this Saturday in what is considered week one of the season. Last Saturday, a handful of games were played on what is called week zero on the schedule.
  Sept. 2

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Roderick Little

Dockers recently featured Roderick Little, director of bands at Jackson State University, in the most recent entry of its "Recognize" storytelling series, which features regular interviews with African Americans who have had a profound influence on their local communities.
  Sept. 15