Monthly Archive: December 2016

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TSU Celebrated Veterans Day With Ceremony

By K. Dawn Rutledge NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University’s annual Veterans Day ceremony revealed some stark statistics when guest speaker and Vietnam Veteran George Nichols gave a powerful history lesson on military service in the United States. In front of a crowd of more than 150 students, faculty and staff, Nichols …

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Collegiate Citizens Police Academy Formed

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University and the Nashville Metro Police Department have formed what’s believed to be the nation’s first Collegiate Citizens Police Academy. Nashville Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson welcomes the new recruits, as TSU Police Chief Greg Anderson, left, and MNPD North Precinct Commander Terrence Graves …

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The Safety in Safety Pins Since the Election

By Victoria Gourdin After the recent election of soon to be president Donald Trump, many people throughout the country are feeling threatened. Already Trump supporters have made derogatory comments to people of color, and one transgender woman even had her car set on fire. Because of that and because of the hate that shrouds minority …

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Engineering Students Checking For Bridge Safety

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University engineering students are helping to ensure that road infrastructures around Nashville are safe. A team of six graduate and undergraduate students, along with their professors from the Departments of Civil and Architectural Engineering, are conducting a study on five bridges around the Nashville …

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Panel Takes on Global Diversity and Inclusion at TSU Event

By Lucas Johnson  NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Students attending a recent event sponsored by Tennessee State University’s Office of International Affairs were encouraged to be “curious of cultures other than your own.” The event, “Where I Come From,” was held Nov. 5 and wrapped up the university’s International Education Week. A mix of …

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Election Watch Party Hosted on Campus

By Khandi Wilson On Election day, November 8th, 2016, the 76th Administration and SGA hosted a watch party in the Faculty Dining room. Students gathered in the intimate setting for four hours watching both television screens in the room calculating the popular and electoral votes. In the first couple of hours, the atmosphere was relaxed, …

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TSU Students Show ‘The Mixed Crowd’

By Alexis Clark “The Mixed Crowd” is a show with a series of 3 episodes that has been created by TSU students. Seniors Adam Turner, Cedric Beene, and Dehjonette Gilmore came up with the idea of the show and were eventually the directors, while the production was done by mass communication students from Ms. Forte’s …

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Conference Aims to Help HBCUs Attract More Students

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Historically black colleges and universities are looking for ways to increase enrollment. A group of four HBCU presidents, higher education leaders, innovators and corporate executives met at Tennessee State University Nov. 10 for a one-day conference to dialogue on tactics to gain more students. HBCUGrow, a …

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An Interview With Ambassador Chacon

By Shayla Simmons For those that have dreams of experiencing new cultures, traveling across continents, and meeting new people of all walks of life, working with the state department may be a viable choice. To get the best information on such an amazing opportunity, the best method was to go straight to the source. That …