There is a way in which outsiders can play a useful role. They can point out things that seem different, out of the ordinary. These are things that local people are so accustomed to that they seem normal.
In the midst of Saturday’s professional boxing card, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson’s camp took time between matches to honor the Boxing Hall of Famer with a replica of his first title belt, which was stolen after he won it in the late 1980s.
The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.
Eclipse watchers on St. Thomas turned the University of the Virgin Islands soccer field into a place of wonder on Monday afternoon, as they gathered with students, and UVI scientists to share information about the event.
The historic roots of the Islamic Caribbean community were explored in a lecture given at the University of the Virgin Islands, the first in a three-part series hosted by the UVI Center for Spirituality and Professionalism.