Monthly Archive: September 2016



If there is one thing that Tennessee State University is known for, it is our top of the line sports teams! Whether it is football, basketball, tennis, golf or track & field, there is always an exciting game to catch, and it is even more exciting when you get to be the one who reports …

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Tigers Take Southern Hertitage Classic

E. Freeman Department of Media Relations NASHVILLE, TN. (TSU News Service) – For Tennessee State University, the 27th Southern Heritage Classic was all that – classic. The TSU Tigers trounced the Jackson State University Tigers 40-26 before more than 46,000 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, to culminate a weeklong series of activities and …

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Tigers Move to 3-0 on the Season in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — For the second consecutive week the Tigers fought off miscues to secure a 31-24 victory at Bethune-Cookman on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers were called for 15 penalties for close to 150 yards and committed three turnovers. Tennessee State improved to 3-0 on the season as cornerback Terrell Bonds pulled down a …

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Meter Advisor Inducted

Sandra Dawson Long Weaver, one of 44 founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 41st annual convention and career fair on August 5th. “It is a great honor and humbling moment to be recognized for our contributions” Long Weaver said.

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The Quick Stop Shop for Career Success

By Shayla Simmons Copy Editor The stresses of school weigh heavily on every student’s back trying to reach the ultimate goal: their dream career. Students work tirelessly to make that aspiration a reality by receiving high marks and joining organizations and clubs to build a stellar resume. Yet how can you translate all that hard …

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Former Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Revolution

By Khandi Wilson Staff Writer A Political Revolution is Underway. The time of the common man is now. There was once a time in history when it was socially unacceptable for an ordinary Joe to go out and run for public office. One had to have extensive knowledge of the position, and for the most …

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Marine Corps Leadership Seminar Teaches TSU Business Students Critical Skills

By E. Freeman Department of Media Relations NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University business majors are taking notes from the U.S. military. On Sept. 7, more than 40 students from the College of Business participated in a daylong leadership seminar conducted by a group of Marines. The workshop was part of Marine …

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The Greek Yard Show on TSU Campus

By Victoria Gourdin Staff Writer There’s something unifying about Tennessee State University’s entire student body coming together for an event. People show up representing their organizations, fraternities, and sororities. And people on campus show up to support their friends and watch the show. The Greek Yard Show was “…engaging, entertaining, and very exciting” according to …

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Student Art Gallery Opens in the Arts Dept.

By Martavious Mortin Staff Writer Things are looking promising for the Department of Arts this fall semester. A new art Gallery will be opening up, displaying new work from both students and instructors here at Tennessee State University. As of now, there is no instructor over the program. However, the department plans to open the …