Monthly Archive: February 2016

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Showing Black Love

By Ashley Parmer Editor in Chief February is all about love and black history. As students at an HBCU, we are immersed in black history and the legacies of Black excellence. But how much do we promote our peers by showing love? Often, we are consumed in the trials that African Americans face. We scorn …

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Women’s Center Has New Location

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer The women’s center has relocated to the second floor of the Floyd Payne Campus Center room 218, but that’s not the only move they will be making this semester. Dedicated to creating programs to help women succeed in their personal and professional lives there are multiple places on and …

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Freshmen, Fresh Faces

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer While racking the brain trying to find the first candidate for excellence, eventually I came to realize that the best place might be to start from the bottom up. By the bottom up I mean a fresh face, untapped potential, a diamond hidden in the rough if you will. …

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TSU is a Smoke Free Campus

By Ada Taylor Metter Staff Writer Social smoking IS smoking. This is the headliner of one of the pamphlets given out at The Great American Smokeout that took place last semester, and it is a message that needs to be told time and time again. You may ask why, but it is a little known …

A Healthier Ford is Here

A Healthier Ford is Here

By Keimonee Burford Meter Staff Writer Ford Apartment Complex has started a program called Healthy Ford to help students better their heath by eating healthy and working out. Being healthy is something that has become a huge epidemic in our country. With the high rates of obesity and diabetes, feel that we cannot just sit …

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TSU Wins 2016 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is being recognized nationally for innovation in international education. It is one of five higher education institutions across the nation to win this year’s IIE Andrew Heiskell Award. The award showcases the most innovative and successful models for internationalizing the campus, study abroad, and international partnership programs …

Higher Education Commission Initiates Harold Love Award

Higher Education Commission Initiates Harold Love Award

By Martavious Morton The Higher Education Commission in the State of Tennessee has begun preparations to initiate the 2016 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award programs. It includes two programs that recognize outstanding community service performed at the campus level by students and faculty/staff. Five students and five faculty or staff members will be selected …

Top 15 Novels for Black History Month

Top 15 Novels for Black History Month

The time of the year where Black people celebrate our heritage and our ancestors’ triumph is finally here. Black History Month has arrived, and this is the perfect time for African American people to educate themselves and learn about other historical normal events that have occurred throughout history that has not made it on the …

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Valentine’s Day on a College Student’s Budget

Looking to make Valentine’s Day special, but don’t have enough fund? Here are some inexpensive date ideas for college students on a budget. Picnic on Love Circle – Love Circle, located in Hillsboro West End, provides a great lookout over the city and a romantic feel for the two of you. Add a few sandwiches …