Monthly Archive: September 2016

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African American Museum Educates and Inspires

By Courtney Davis WASHINGTON, DC (Howard University News Service) — The National African American Museum of History and Culture, scheduled to open this weekend, seems to have something for everyone –black and white, young and old, rich and poor. For Remi Maarouf, who visited last Saturday as part of a special preview, the shards of …

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Theater Season Kicks Off with Two Productions

By Martavious Mortin Staff Writer The season for theater has officially started. The Tennessee State University’s Theater Department will be kicking off the school year with two suspenseful plays: Sorry Wrong Number and The Hitch Hiker. Sorry Wrong Number explores the world of the unknowing. Mrs. Stevenson, played by Senior Theater Major, Kala Ross, creates …

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Major Key Alert: Tips and Tricks for Clear Skin

By Ravin Ashlee Mosely-Hall Staff Writer Having clear skin has always been in style but, how does once achieve clear skin? First, everyone’s skin is different so things that work for one person won’t always work for another. Also, believe it or not your diet has an effect on your skin. What you consume determines …

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Mildew Keeps Game Room and Offices Closed

By Alexis Clark Staff Writer   The recreation and game room in the basement of the student center has not been open since the school year started on August 22. Over the summer, the game room and a few of the offices in the basement, including The Meter’s, were affected by mildew. Mildew is a form …

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TSU and Joyner Foundation Form Partnership

MEMPHIS, TN (TSU News Service) – The State’s two largest school districts could see an increase in math, biology and chemistry teachers thanks to a partnership between Tennessee State University and national syndicated radio host Tom Joyner. The initiative, which encourages community college graduates to attend TSU and teach in Memphis and Nashville after graduation, …

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Dos and Don’t: How to Dress Ready for Business

By Knija Kendrick Meter Staff Writer   It is very important to know what to wear and what not to wear when it comes to business attire whether it be for a job interview or to work. You may not know what those are so I went out and interviewed Mass Communications professor, Ms. Morris …

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TSU Student Student Lenox Publishes for The Unspoken

By Delvakio Brown Staff Writer Since 9th Grade Tennessee State University sophomore, Brandon Lenox, has used his talent of words to express himself. After competing in various poetry slams, many people asked Lenox where they could buy his poems. After much thought, he began to put together all of his work and authored Diary of …

Do Police Officers Lives Matter?

Do Police Officers Lives Matter?

By Leona Dunn News Editor   I can honestly say that the Black Lives Matter movement does not believe or insinuate that all police officers are bad, just like people of color have been trying to prove for decades that all black people aren’t bad regardless of the stereotypes or way that we are constantly …

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Are You Ready?

In the last issue, I discussed how college is not about getting a degree, but about preparing for a career. I wanted expand upon that in this issue of The Meter. According to a 2013 study done by The Bureau of Labor Statistics, 48 percent of employed U.S. college grads are in jobs that require …

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A Warm Welcome to New Students

By: Shayla Simmons The start of a new school year is finally upon us at Tennessee State University and with it, both current students and faculty alike welcome the class of 2020 and transfer students to our illustrious campus. For many, this may be the first time away from home and an opportunity to explore …