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Career Fair to Feature 135+ Companies

By Shayla Simmons The Career Development Center is hosting a Career Fair to end their Career Fair Prep Month. The event is in hopes that students will be able to land their own career after graduation. 135 companies are expected to be present for the occasion with big names such as AT&T, Bank of America, …

Homecoming 2016: Battle of the Dorms

Homecoming 2016: Battle of the Dorms

On October 10th the Battle of the dorms took place in Kean Hall! The battle was hosted by J Dukes who came all the way from South Carolina to host. The judges Jordan Gather, De’Janel Henry, and Thomas Lavallais was there to judge which student  represented their dorm with the best performance. In between the competition, …

Haslam Announces Local Governing Board for Tennessee State University

Haslam Announces Local Governing Board for Tennessee State University

University to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the eight appointees to the newly created Tennessee State University (TSU) local governing board, giving the university increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 initiative. Tennessee State University’s governing board is …

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Homecoming 2016: Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest

By Khandi Wilson The theme for the 29th Annual Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest was “Celebrating a Legacy of Pride and Progress”. This year, the Department of Communications allotted more students to participate in this event; a total of 36 students had the opportunity to showcase their oratorical skills to kick off Homecoming week. The event, …



If there is one thing that Tennessee State University is known for, it is our top of the line sports teams! Whether it is football, basketball, tennis, golf or track & field, there is always an exciting game to catch, and it is even more exciting when you get to be the one who reports …

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Tigers Take Southern Hertitage Classic

E. Freeman Department of Media Relations NASHVILLE, TN. (TSU News Service) – For Tennessee State University, the 27th Southern Heritage Classic was all that – classic. The TSU Tigers trounced the Jackson State University Tigers 40-26 before more than 46,000 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, to culminate a weeklong series of activities and …

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Tigers Move to 3-0 on the Season in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — For the second consecutive week the Tigers fought off miscues to secure a 31-24 victory at Bethune-Cookman on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers were called for 15 penalties for close to 150 yards and committed three turnovers. Tennessee State improved to 3-0 on the season as cornerback Terrell Bonds pulled down a …

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Meter Advisor Inducted

Sandra Dawson Long Weaver, one of 44 founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 41st annual convention and career fair on August 5th. “It is a great honor and humbling moment to be recognized for our contributions” Long Weaver said.