As part of the PVAMU Fine Arts Week, Professor Ann Johnson hosted the “Art As Activism” lecture series. This year’s theme was The Art of Black Resistance. Since the series’ inception, Johnson has brought in her “sisters and brothers-in-art” to produce the series. In 2015, Rabea Ballin and Johnson presented the inaugural presentation. The following …

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Prairie View Trail Riders Association will kick-off the rodeo season with its Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition and Hog Roast, noon Feb 27, 2017. The free event will take place just west the football stadium on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. Founded in 1957 by James Francies, Myrtis Dightmas Sr. and A.N. Poindexter Sr., …

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SPIT Knowledge Lecturer Bun B graced the stage of the Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium, Tues. Feb. 21, to deliver a message to the students of Prairie View A&M University. A member of the popular rap duo, UGK, Bun B is now a member of the Rice University faculty as a Distinguished Lecturer. He co-teaches a Religion …

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Rec Sports Is On The Move!

February 22, 2017

Rec Spots is on the move! Recently, students and staff traveled to TexFit, a conference hosted by the University of Texas. Every year, schools volunteer to participate in an aerobics class that highlights diverse choreography and techniques. This was the second time Prairie View has attended the conference and participated in the aerobic demonstration competition. …

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The President’s Lecture Series welcomes an encore performance of Mahalia by The Ensemble Theatre to the Opal Johnson-Smith auditorium Tuesday, February 28. Mahalia celebrates the life and music of one of the most recognizable voices in gospel music. Written by Tom Stolz and directed by Shirley Marks Whitmore, the tribute includes music by various gospel …

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