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Board of Trustees names Dr. Marcus L. Thompson as President of Jackson State University

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2023-11-16 15:29:55

SUMMARY: Dr. Marcus L. Thompson has been named the 13th President of by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. He brings over 20 years of leadership in education sectors and serves as the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Administrative Officer at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Thompson is recognized for his comprehensive understanding of the university's needs, been involved in various educational capacities, and is committed to the mission and community of Jackson State University. His appointment is set for November 27, 2023, with a later welcome reception.

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Henry Kissinger, secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford, dies at 100

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2023-11-29 20:24:13

SUMMARY: Former Secretary of Henry Kissinger, known for his influence on global affairs during the Nixon and Ford presidencies, passed away at the age of 100. His diplomatic efforts included the extrication of the US from Vietnam, the establishment of ties with China, and the pursuit of peace in the Middle East and with the Soviet Union. Critics denounced Kissinger for his policies in Southeast Asia and for supporting repressive regimes in Latin America. He defended his decisions and reputation, maintaining an active public presence well into his 90s and dismissing “ignorant” detractors who viewed his foreign policy as criminal. Kissinger saw himself as a realpolitik practitioner and continued to be a controversial figure.

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Golden Nugget Biloxi converts Sportsbook to DraftKings with plans to Open All New DraftKings Retail Sportsbook

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2023-11-28 12:13:13

SUMMARY: Golden Nugget Casino and DraftKings Inc. have announced that DraftKings Sportsbook will become the retail sportsbook at the casino, with plans to open an expansive retail sportsbook area in January 2024. The new will include walls, VIP and stadium seating, betting kiosks, and betting windows. The current Sportsbook and kiosks, powered by DraftKings, will remain operational until the new area is constructed. DraftKings and Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi prioritize safe and responsible gaming and are members of the American Gaming Association and National Council on Problem Gambling. Customers are encouraged to use available resources for safe play.

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WXXV Student Athlete of the Week: KeJuan Washington

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www.wxxv25.com – Ansley Brent – 2023-11-24 17:46:20

SUMMARY: KeJuan Washington is a remarkable young athlete who has overcome numerous struggles since being born one pound four ounces and needing three major heart surgeries. Despite these obstacles, Washington is excelling in football at age 13 and already making a positive impact on the younger generation. He credits football with teaching him valuable lessons and is motivated to continue playing to honor the memory of his cousin, who served as a role model to him. Washington is also sharing his skills with younger players in the community and hopes to continue doing so before pursuing his dreams of playing football at the of Alabama.

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