Articles by Jackson State University, Center for University-Based Development

About Jackson State University, Center for University-Based Development (842 Articles)
We blog about things that are absolutely, positively West Jackson (Mississippi).

WESTerday Trivia

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

This West Jackson school was originally built in 1907 and reconstructed in 1929 as an Art Deco style school building. Hint: it is one of Jackson’s star-rated schools. [...]

WESTerday Trivia

September 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

This facility was the epitome of multipurpose buildings in the 1950s serving as a library, concert venue, and basketball arena. It was also located in a West Jackson Park. [...]

WESTerday Trivia

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Established in 1918, this West Jackson park featured a rose garden and swimming lake among other amenities. Name this park! The answer will be posted at 7 p.m. [...]

BOOM, there it is!

September 20, 2010 // 9 Comments

UPDATED: 9/21/2010 For those of you who may not know, BOOM Jackson’s Autumn 2010 issue hit news stands a couple of weeks ago and a flip version of the magazine was [...]

WESTerday Trivia

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

This late 19th century railway was built to connect Jackson, Mississippi to Natchez, Mississippi. Of course, it ran right through present day West Jackson. The answer will be [...]

WESTerday Trivia!

September 9, 2010 // 1 Comment

This prominent West Jackson street is named for a man who was born into slavery and grew up to become a representative in the Mississippi Legislature. He eventually became [...]

WESTerday Trivia!

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

This church was the first baptist church congregation to locate in West Jackson. Hint: The church is located on West Capitol Street. Answer away!!!! Since this is so late [...]