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TSU Football Players Teach Kids Importance of Exercise

By E. Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The TSU Tigers’ football team recently took time to help some tiger cubs understand the importance of staying fit. The program on April 1 was part of activities planned by the university’s Early Learning Center to engage its 2 to 5-year-olds in fun activities with the …

Opinion:Think, Work, Serve

Opinion:Think, Work, Serve

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer The motto at Tennessee State University is Think, Work, Serve. Student leaders embody this mantra. For this reason, each candidate running for office participated in community service on the day before the winners of the election were announced.  This is done to ensure that these students know exactly why …

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Tennessean Editor Inspires Communication Students

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer “I got into the business of journalism to change the world.” That was how Michael Anastasi, executive editor of The Tennessean, captivated his audience: The Meter staff, as well as interested Mass Communication students and faculty. Like most other speakers Anastasi began by sharing his professional history, what ignited …

The Future is in Our Hands

The Future is in Our Hands

By Ashley Parmer Editor in Chief As Millennials, the future is in our hands. We hear this a lot when it comes to saving our planet and getting an education. But the future truly relies on our vote. In this democratic nation, we control who leads us.   We have a voice in the form …

Opinion:The Generational Gap: The Black Revolution Then and Now

Opinion:The Generational Gap: The Black Revolution Then and Now

By Victoria Gourdin Meter Staff Writer   When talking about a generational gap about issues, it is relatively straight forward.  It is a difference of opinion or outlook between people of different generations. However, many people are quick to disregard the importance of the opinions and points of view of those of us in prior …

Freshmen English Introduces ‘The Green Kabaret’

Freshmen English Introduces ‘The Green Kabaret’

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer The freshmen of English 1010 and 1020 presented to TSU their quarterly annual ‘Green Kabaret’. The Green Kabaret is a student-led production with the mission of telling “the critical stories of our time addressing the vulnerabilities of the natural world.” Students use research applied to music, film and theater …

Next Steps for Miss and Mr. TSU

Next Steps for Miss and Mr. TSU

By Alexis Clark  Meter Staff Writer The clock is ticking; the days are winding down as the school year comes to an end. New candidates will be in office for the 2016-2017 school year with new ideas to make Tennessee State University better and more productive. Delvakio Brown, the current Mr.TSU, recently talked about his …

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TSU Leads National Service Project That Continues Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Lucus Johnson NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is using funding it was awarded to help facilitate a national service initiative involving 10 other higher education institutions in the southeast region. Following a competitive grant process, TSU received $447,000 in June from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the …

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New Era Ushered in for SEC

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University held its annual SEC week from April 3 to 8. It all began with the previewing of candidates Sunday evening, right before the annual AOB explosion. At this revealing, each candidate introduced themselves and their platforms. “How do I balance academics and social activities? How do …

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The Presidential Race to the White House

By Khandi Wilson Meter Staff Writer For a while now, the news organizations and various websites have been covering comments made by candidates who are risking it all as well as their money, to become the President of the United States. The race has been going on for some time, and it is starting to …