Monthly Archive: January 2016

There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

  By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University gets tech savvy this year as the new Tennessee State University App comes out this winter. As technology advances, the university wants to keep up with the students and steadily find ways for them to have access to important information and upcoming events. “We have …

Fisk Jubilee Singers performed during Clinton's visit

HBCUs on Presidential Candidate Clinton’s Mind

  By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer Hundreds lined up outside of Fisk University’s Henderson A. Johnson Gymnasium awaiting the arrival of Hillary Clinton.  Slowly but surely the crowd moved through security into the gymnasium waiting to hear what presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had to say.  The crowd was so big that an estimated two …

SGA Plans for Next Semester

SGA Plans for Next Semester

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer A lot has happened this semester, from Dej Loaf and Future shutting down the homecoming concert, to losing one of our own to a senseless act of violence. Although we have had good times and bad times, the bad times have been unacceptable. That is why the Student Government …

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Keeping Your Holiday Company Happy

By Chef Monay During the holidays, there is always someone who yells out in an angry voice, “Is the food ready yet?”  So this year we are going to stop that one annoying family member by having a delicious appetizer ready. The appetizer gives the family something to snack on, but nothing to heavy that will …

TSU now has students patrolling the campus to help keep students safe

TSU Installs New Student Safety Patrol Officers

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) —For JerMilton Woods, it is personal when it comes to campus safety and the well-being of his fellow students, especially when he thinks about outsiders coming on campus to cause problems. “This is a great university that has been very good to me,” Woods said. “Anything I can do to …

Update on Campus Security and Safety

Update on Campus Security and Safety

By  J. Michaux Meter Staff Writer As a result of recent safety issues on the Tennessee State University (TSU) Campus, the presence of police and security officers has been increased.  The university has contracted with a security firm that began placing officers on campus on November 13, 2015.  The security firm in partnership with TSU …

LETTER TO EDITOR: Making Holiday Choices

LETTER TO EDITOR: Making Holiday Choices

To the Editor: This whole notion of “Choices” has been on my mind for a while. Each day I notice something new about myself. In the past week, I’ve notice that I’ve had a lot of choices to make and it’s up to me to make them. Choices hold a lot of responsibility in just …

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EDITORIAL

By Ashley Parmer Editori in Chief As the holidays roll in, and we travel home to the ones we love, let’s remember to cherish those moments. As we look at the tragedies that have occurred around the world, and even those in our own country, we must take a moment to count our blessings. So …

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TSU Tiger Comes to Life Thanks to Robotics

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University showcased the new advancements made to the Tennessee State Tiger at the John A. Merritt Classic, the first football game of the year. It is a robotic tiger that the engineering department has been working on for both a fun project and a recruiting tool. “Right …

Tom Morrison (right), the Tennessee Higher Education Commission Assistant Executive 
Director for Veterans Education, presents the title and certificate of designation to 
TSU President Glenda Glover, officially declaring TSU a certifi

TSU Salutes and Supports Veterans Educational Goals

  By J. Michaux USAF and DESERT SHIELD Veteran Tennessee State University last year was designated as a Certified Vets Campus.  This designation set TSU apart from other educational institutions as a way of committing to supporting the educational goals of Veterans help ease their transition from military service to college life.  This is the result …