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Miss UVI Crowned at 40th Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation

Staff Consortium | October 14, 2020

University of the Virgin Islands senior, Raven Phillips, was crowned the 40th Miss UVI at the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation on Wednesday at John Brewers Bay, on St. Thomas, the institution of higher learning has announced. The coronation dubbed “Our HBCU in Paradise” is a replacement for the annually held Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition.  Phillips, 22, was the lone contestant to vie for the crown this cycle, UVI said. Four of the other contestants withdrew from the competition with concerns regarding dates and logistical changes resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic. The uncertainty of the university’s reopening and other restrictions also affected the other contestants’ participation. Phillips, a social science major with a minor in psychology, hopes to highlight her platform of “Literacy Improvement” throughout…

AARP VI Partners With VI Council on the Arts for Hispanic…

Staff Consortium | October 09, 2020

AARP V.I. in collaboration with the V.I. Council on the Arts will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month…

White History Professor Admits to Falsely Claiming…

Staff Consortium | September 06, 2020

WASHINGTON, CMC – The George Washington University says it is moving to suspend one of its professors…

St. Croix Abattoir Reopens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony;…

Ernice Gilbert | August 15, 2020

ST. CROIX — Suspended since February 14, the St. Croix abattoir reopens for business Monday, allowing…

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Watch: Foreday Morning Tramp in Frederiksted

Staff Consortium | December 22, 2019

ST. CROIX — Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights took to the streets in the wee hours of Saturday morning ending in Frederiksted for the annual Crucian Christmas Foreday Morning Tramp, presented by...

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