Monthly Archive: March 2016

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New TSU Police Chief Announced, More Safety Enhancements in Place

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is continuing to implement its 10-Point Safety Enhancement Plan with the hiring of a new police chief and additional safety measures. University officials announced Monday that Gregory Robinson has returned to his alma mater to take the top position. Robinson, who has over 30 years of …

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Starbucks Now Open on TSU Campus

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer When is this Starbucks going to open? That’s what multiple students around campus have been asking all year round, and finally, March 8, 2016, the day had finally arrived. “I went there for the first time today and I think the set-up is beautiful it actually reminds me of …

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TSU Freshman Recreates Worn Out Shoes Into Art

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer Watson Hall is full of young men striving to obtain the goal of receiving a college degree.  One resident in particular is taking advantage of making a difference, one pair of shoes at a time.  When KeShun Pinkney, freshman business supply chain management major, is not in class, studying …

Meter editor-in-chief Ashley Parmer interviews Beverly Bond during the Distinguished Lecture following her Honors Convocation. Bond talked about her early life and how she has handled being very shy. Photo by Sandra Long Weaver

Beverly Bond Comes to Tennessee State University

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer There is no better way to celebrate Women’s History Month  at Tennessee State University than to reaffirm that Black Girls Rock! This is exactly why the 9th Women of Legend and Merit Awards and TSU’s Distinguished Lecture Series featured Beverly Bond, president and CEO of Black Girls Rock. Not …

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Nashville has a special preview of “Story of God with Morgan Freeman”

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer The Jewish West End Synagogue in Nashville on March 16 transformed into a place where people of various religions gathered to take part in an early preview of “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman.”  Nashville is one of a few selected cities to receive an early viewing of …

Students, Jessica Fuqua and Taylor Moore model examples of female and male business attire.

Wardrobe Secrets for a Killer First Impression

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer Wake up and your day is already starting. First class begins at 9:35 and afterwards, a meeting with your professor. Two more classes and then you try to squeeze in lunch. You have enough time to meet with your study group before you have an organization meeting. With such …

Career Center Provides Opportunities

Career Center Provides Opportunities

By Khandi Wilson Meter Staff Writer The Career Center is a prime accessory that Tennessee State University offers to its students. It is a free full service center, located on the third floor of the student center, which provides students with opportunities to develop professionally and personally in their career goals. The main reason students …

Taking Over One Cookie at a Time

Taking Over One Cookie at a Time

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Mikayla Jones came to TSU last Fall, as a freshman ready to start her college career with nothing but high hopes, big dreams, and 24 credit hours. In a year, she’s accomplished being Miss Honors, a business owner and a junior that will have enough credits to graduate in …

Nutrition and Diet Tips for Healthy Eating as You  Age

Nutrition and Diet Tips for Healthy Eating

By Keimonee Burford Meter Staff Writer Many Americans today want to make their fast paced lives as stress free as possible by finding alternatives to cooking in junk food, a type of unhealthy food that most Americans enjoy eating because it is cheap, quick, tasty, and convenient. Fries, chips, cakes, burgers, pizza, cookies, and sodas …