Category: Features

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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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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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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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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 …

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TSU Nashville Alumni Chapter Awards $9,000 in Scholarships

By Leona Dunn News Editor On Tuesday, August 23rd Tennessee State Universities Nashville Alumni Chapter celebrated five students that they recruited from Nashville’s metropolitan area and awarded each with a $1,000 scholarship. T’yana Jackson, Tiara Morton, Burunde Buggs, Raven Edmundson, and Khalil Jones along with their families were honored, along with a small workshop on …

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A Summer in Segovia, Spain

By Victoria Gourdin Meter Staff Writer I have always had a love for languages and cultures in general, with traveling being another passion of mine.  In the spring of my senior year in high school, I traveled to Spain for an exchange program, and early in the fall, my now good friend Ana came from …

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‘Coffee and Conversation’ With Meharry’s First Lady

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College students and faculty joined together for “Coffee and Conversation,” a meet and greet hosted by the Women’s Center with the help of new first lady of Meharry Medical College, Phyllis  D.K. Hildreth.  “There are four Historically Black Colleges all connected by this …

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Tennessean Editor Inspires Communication Students

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer “I got into the business of journalism to change the world.” That was how Michael Anastasi, executive editor of The Tennessean, captivated his audience: The Meter staff, as well as interested Mass Communication students and faculty. Like most other speakers Anastasi began by sharing his professional history, what ignited …

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TSU Freshman Recreates Worn Out Shoes Into Art

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer Watson Hall is full of young men striving to obtain the goal of receiving a college degree.  One resident in particular is taking advantage of making a difference, one pair of shoes at a time.  When KeShun Pinkney, freshman business supply chain management major, is not in class, studying …

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Nashville has a special preview of “Story of God with Morgan Freeman”

By Delvakio Brown Meter Staff Writer The Jewish West End Synagogue in Nashville on March 16 transformed into a place where people of various religions gathered to take part in an early preview of “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman.”  Nashville is one of a few selected cities to receive an early viewing of …