Monthly Archive: March 2016

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TSU Student Takes On Princeton University

Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer Every Tuesday and Thursday morning while most students with 8 o’clock classes are getting ready to head to class, Romin Geiger prepares himself for a long day full of data, and pulls out his blue bike and begins peddling towards Vanderbilt University. If you’re on Jefferson Street headed to work, …

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A Touch Of Confidence Through Beauty

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer While in college it’s hard to keep up with the day to day maintenance of hair and makeup.  With late night studying, completion of homework assignments and everyday tasks college ladies try to get every second of sleep they can and waking up early to make sure their makeup …

TSU student, Eazy, created his own clothing line

New Radio Show Gives Dreamers a Chance

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer If you tune into WTST The Blaze on a Monday or Wednesday evening, you’re not going to hear the sounds of the Billboard Top 100, or songs that are being played on Nashville radio stations.  When Joselyn Hall and Anthony Garrett, known on air as Jo Yvonne and TatsNTunes …

Award winning business reporter, Gethan Ward speaks to Meter staffers on his journey to success.

Key to Success, Power of the Press

By Alexis Clark Meter Staff Writer “Get your feet wet with The Meter, then from there go for the next step,” says Gethan Ward who paid The Meter staff a visit to inform us of the steps to succeed. Ward is business journalist who writes for the Tennessean and an active member of the National …

Sexual Assault Precautions at TSU

Sexual Assault Precautions at TSU

Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer With sexual assault allegations sweeping through the universities of Tennessee, students, parents, faculty and campus police are all on high alert. With statistics stating that one in five college students experiencing sexual assault during their collegiate career, it comes with good reason. The most recent of these allegations come out …

l-r; Mr. Freshman Zucchineus Carruth, Miss Freshman Melanie Reeves, Mr. TSU Delvakio Brown, President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, Beverly Bond, Miss TSU Tyra Laster, Miss Sophomore Jeneisha Harris and Mr. Senior Cedric Tyus

Convocation Special Guest Speaker Honors Students

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Mentor, DJ, producer and entrepreneur, Beverly Bond spoke to Tennessee State University Honors students during the annual Honors Convocation in Kean Hall. At the ceremony students that have made the Dean’s and President’s list along with our numerous honors societies were recognized. Though she was brief with her speech …

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Internships Are a Great Way to Show Initiative

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer Looking for an Internship? We can help! Nowadays a degree is the new diploma; everybody has one. As a result, employers are looking for candidates who have gone the extra mile during their time in college, and an internship is a great way to show initiative. Here are some …

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Linked to Excellence Empowers Women

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Linked to Excellence Music City Branch at Tennessee State University is a program of educated empowering women who have come back to help female students unlock the keys to success in both their workplace and lives.  Alumni and their successful associates meet once a month in the research and …

Excited mid-adult women in office

The Importance of Mentorships for Students

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer At one point or another, every single one of us has had to learn from those who came before us. After all, wisdom comes with experience, so we look to those who have had the experiences. This isn’t only true for fathers who can teach you how to play …

l-r; Stage manager, Anderow Shafik and Dr. Pete Anthony Fields, Jr. anticipates the opening of the show

TSU Presents ‘West Side Story’ March 31

By Victoria Gourdin Meter Staff Writer West Side Story is a well-known play that follows the unrequited love story of Maria and Tony trapped in the midst of gang violence and ethnic differences, much like that of Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Tennessee State University’s Dr. William Crimm has put his creative license to use …