Monthly Archive: November 2015

3 Sam Yette

The Meter Began With Yette

  By Taylor Powell Meter Managing Editor Samuel F. Yette was born July 2, 1929 and held many titles under his belt. Yette was the first black Washington correspondent for Newsweek. In 1995, he attended journalism school at Indiana University, being only one of two black students. He was also inducted into Sigma Delta Chi, …

FeaturedPhotoAshleyParmer-Editor in Chief


By Ashley Parmer Editor in Chief On April 21, 1950, The Meter was born. During a time when injustice was served constantly to African Americans, The Meter was a platform to make voices heard. During the sit-ins of 1960, students from Tennessee State University and surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Nashville took a …

Majoring in Engineering? Apply for this Scholarship

Majoring in Engineering? Apply for this Scholarship

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee) is accepting applications from engineering and land surveying students in Tennessee for state and national scholarship programs.  The Tennessee Engineering Foundation will award four scholarships to engineering students who meet scholarship requirements. Complete information and application forms are available at  Applications for all …