Five hair products for African American hair

By Tyler Hatten Growing up, there were only a few good hair products for women of color. With more knowledge of coarse and curly hair, there are now tons of products which focus on growing and maintaining healthy hair. Dealing with our hair doesn’t have to be a hassle. Using just one of these products […]

Movie Review: “Barbershop: The Next Cut”

by Lyle Foster Barbershop :The Next Cut Well, you can talk about me later…….the part of this film that I liked the best was actually at the end when there were some shots about the hope for the city of Chicago and some clips were shared of several youth groups that were going against the […]

Smith takes Christian school in exciting direction

by Bon Tindle New Growth Ministries Christian School has taken education in an exciting direction. While focusing on a college preparatory curriculum, the school also teaches students about other aspects of life that they will encounter once they graduate. “We are very excited, we have a lot of good things happening,” said director Barbara Smith. […]

MSU Multicultural Resource Annex named after Mary Walls

By Cortlynn Stark, MSU The Standard News In 1950, Mary Jean Price Walls was denied admission to Southwest Missouri State College, now Missouri State University, because she was African American. On Friday, the new Multicultural Resource Annex was named after her. Mary Walls applied for admission at SMS after graduating salutatorian of her high school […]