Category: Miscellaneous

A New Conversation: A Student Opinion Piece

A New Conversation: A Student Opinion Piece

By Leona Dunn The purpose of special elections in the fall has always been to bring in the Freshmen Delegation and fill any vacant spots in the current Student Government Association administration. Yet, lately it’s been looked at as an easier, expedited way to run for a position without putting in as much effort. In …

Spring Break

Spring Break

Alexis Clark Meter staff writer Spring break is officially over, but it appears as if everyone has had a great break! A few students stayed on TSU grounds to complete classes during extreme spring break while others went home to spend time with their families. Still, others enjoyed break with friends in various states across …

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The Grassroots Are Moving

By Khandi Wilson Marc Sternberg, a native born in Baton Rouge said in an interview with NPR, “Before Dr. King had a dream, before Rosa kept her seat, and before Montgomery took a stand, Baton Rouge played its part”. In 1950, Baton Rouge had African-American owned buses that transported their black passengers to and from …

MLK Day Post-Trump: What Does It Mean To You?

MLK Day Post-Trump: What Does It Mean To You?

By Shayla Simmons With the impending inauguration looming over America’s shoulder, many question the fate of its citizens for numerous reasons. For the students of Tennessee State University, the legacy created by past leaders is unsure, especially the strides made for civil rights. As the campus gears up to celebrate the life and legacy of …

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Even the Most Adjusted Students Can Be Homesick

By Rayvin Ashlee Mosley-Hall No matter how excited you are for the parties, games, and organizations, even the most independent college student can find themselves homesick. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, it happens to everyone. There’s no medical definition for homesickness, but according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Homesickness in it’s most …

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Celebrating Hanukkah

By Rheya Traylor As we move into the holiday season, it is important to remember the diverse range of holidays that our peers will be celebrating. The Jewish holiday Hanukkah, or Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days and nights. This year it will start the evening of December 24th and end the evening …

WE NEED YOU!

WE NEED YOU!

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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TSU AMONG SEVERAL PARTICIPANTS IN BACK-TO-SCHOOL FESTIVAL

Lucas Johnson-Department of Media Relations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is doing its part to help area youngsters have a “healthy start” back to school. The university partnered with several organizations on August 13 to sponsor Love’s Healthy Start Festival, an event started by State Rep. Harold Love, Jr. The festival …

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Meet The Meter’s New Editors for 2016-2017

ADA TAYLOR, Editor-in-Chief Taylor is a rising senior and Mass Communications major with an Integrated Marketing concentration. She is from Detroit, Michigan and always looking for ways to help out. She stays active on the TSU campus and hopes to continue doing so after graduation by helping nonprofit and other organizations promote themselves and their …

Memories and Advice from Graduating Seniors

Memories and Advice from Graduating Seniors

AYONNA JAMES Advice to Students: “Live for Tomorrow and not for Today, because the actions you make today affect your tomorrow.” DAVID JENKINS Advice: My advice to an underclassmen is to just make sure you study. You’re going to have days where you want to quit, but just pray, and you will make it through. Next Step: To attend …