Monthly Archive: November 2016

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The Rich History of Air Force ROTC Detachment 790

By Ada Taylor Editor-in-Chief   It is common knowledge that Tennessee State University has a rich history, but what many people don’t realize is that this extends to the ROTC as well.  In fact, part of that history currently resides on campus in the form of “the airplane” which is on loan to TSU from …

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Last Presidential Debate Before November 8th

By Khandi Wilson It is nearing the end before it is time for the nation to vote on who is going to be the next President of the United States. During their performance, it was noticeable that Donald Trump had made traditional debate preparations which helped how he answered the moderator, Chris Wallace’s, various questions …

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Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Crump to Speak at TSU’s NAAAHP Gala

By Lucas Johnson NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Prominent civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump will be the keynote speaker at Tennessee State University’s 25th anniversary gala for the National Association of African American Honors Programs on Monday, Oct. 31. Crump is the noted Florida lawyer who represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, …

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TSU Career Fair is a Success

By Shayla Simmons Copy Editor Students of Tennessee State University flocked to Kean Hall where the 2016 Career Fair was held, hosted by the Career Development Center. With more than 135 companies making an appearance, students of all kinds took full advantage of the opportunity. Equipped with resumes in hand and dressed to impress, aspirants …

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3rd Party Candidates: How Do You Feel About Them?

By Knija Kendrick Staff Writer Based on the title, you might be asking yourself, “Wait, Hillary and Trump aren’t the only two running?” and the answer would be no. There’s actually a total of 4 candidates: The Democratic party’s Hillary Clinton, the Republican party’s Donald Trump, the Green party’s Jill Stein, and Libertarian party Gary …

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What Veterans Day Means to a Soldier

By Martavious Morton The time to honor our veterans has come again! Being a part of the United States Army opened my eyes and let me know just how much we should appreciate our military veterans. Throughout my 3 years in the military, I have learned that being a veteran means you hold life’s values …

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No More Mildew in the Student Center

By Alexis Clark Staff Writer As we all know, the game room, as well as other offices in the basement of the student center, have been closed because the ceilings were affected by mildew. Unfortunately, the recreation area will not be open until next semester. However, the game room is undergoing improvements for when it …

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Turning Natural, A Proudly Owned Black Business

By Victoria Gourdin Even with the many different movements happening throughout society today, black people are still constantly dealing with many different forms of racism. For this reason, it is expected for a community to stand together.  In general, experts are quick to advise people about what it means to be successful when it comes …

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What Now? What’s Your Plan for Life After College?

By: Ada Taylor Editor In a couple of months, those of us who are seniors will be wondering “What now?” _ especially those who will be graduating in December. However, if we begin preparing now there will be fewer people moving back home and more of us moving on to a career.  Now, this is …