Category: Miscellaneous

Couple Sues Snapchat Over ‘Speed Filter’ They SayMade Woman Drive Too Fast

Couple Sues Snapchat Over ‘Speed Filter’ They SayMade Woman Drive Too Fast

(AP) A couple is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app’s “speed filter” tempted a woman to drive too fast, causing a crash. Media outlets report Wentworth and Karen Maynard filed a lawsuit in Spalding County state court against Snapchat and 18-year-old driver Christal McGee. The lawsuit says that in September, Wentworth Maynard was …

Opinion:Think, Work, Serve

Opinion:Think, Work, Serve

By Ada Taylor Meter Staff Writer The motto at Tennessee State University is Think, Work, Serve. Student leaders embody this mantra. For this reason, each candidate running for office participated in community service on the day before the winners of the election were announced.  This is done to ensure that these students know exactly why …

Opinion:The Generational Gap: The Black Revolution Then and Now

Opinion:The Generational Gap: The Black Revolution Then and Now

By Victoria Gourdin Meter Staff Writer   When talking about a generational gap about issues, it is relatively straight forward.  It is a difference of opinion or outlook between people of different generations. However, many people are quick to disregard the importance of the opinions and points of view of those of us in prior …

Students, Jessica Fuqua and Taylor Moore model examples of female and male business attire.

Wardrobe Secrets for a Killer First Impression

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer Wake up and your day is already starting. First class begins at 9:35 and afterwards, a meeting with your professor. Two more classes and then you try to squeeze in lunch. You have enough time to meet with your study group before you have an organization meeting. With such …

Award winning business reporter, Gethan Ward speaks to Meter staffers on his journey to success.

Key to Success, Power of the Press

By Alexis Clark Meter Staff Writer “Get your feet wet with The Meter, then from there go for the next step,” says Gethan Ward who paid The Meter staff a visit to inform us of the steps to succeed. Ward is business journalist who writes for the Tennessean and an active member of the National …

10 Tips to a Safe and Enjoyable Spring Break

10 Tips to a Safe and Enjoyable Spring Break

By Shayla Simmons Slowly but surely the clock is winding down to Spring Break for us students. Study groups form in preparation for midterms. Travel arrangements are discussed between friends. The excitement of the memories to be made can be felt all across the campus. Where’s best place to go? What’s the best deal? When …

Top 15 Novels for Black History Month

Top 15 Novels for Black History Month

The time of the year where Black people celebrate our heritage and our ancestors’ triumph is finally here. Black History Month has arrived, and this is the perfect time for African American people to educate themselves and learn about other historical normal events that have occurred throughout history that has not made it on the …

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Restaurant Review: Good Eating Experience at Monell’s

By Martavious Morton “I’ll just have whatever you have for today’s special.” Those are my first words as I sat at my table getting ready to eat at Monell’s Dining and Catering, an amazing cafe on 6th Avenue in Nashville. Monell’s is a family-style restaurant that serves many foods that favor the southern tradition. The …