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Republican Senators Use Nuclear Weapon

By Ada Taylor Editor-in-Chief On Thursday, April 6th, the Senate triggered a policy known as the nuclear option that makes it possible to break a filibuster. It all took place over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who many Democrats feel is unsuited for the job. This is because “he always sides with corporations …

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North Nashville History Preserved on the Plaza

By Lavenia Chappel NASHVILLE, TN — Originally a footpath from the Cumberland River to the Hadley Plantation, Jefferson Street was once known as one of America’s best known districts of jazz, rhythm and blues. It served as the home to artists such as Little Richard, Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, Pats Domino and Memphis Slim.  “This …

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TSU Graduate Jackson is the New Mr. Clean

By Raven Ashlee Mosely-Hall Staff Writer Mr. Clean has cleaned himself up and become a new man! TSU graduate Mike Jackson has replaced the iconic cartoon of the tall, handsome man dressed in all white with a single gold hoop earring, after 59 years. Procter & Gamble held a contest looking for the new Mr. …

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More Than 300 Students, Volunteers Participate in MLK, Jr. Day of Service

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is continuing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an MLK Day of Service. On Saturday, Jan. 21, more than 300 TSU students and volunteers participated in various projects around Nashville that included working with kids, assisting elderly residents, packing food, …

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Ford Appointed VP of Student Affairs

By Shayla Simmons A new Vice President has been appointed to serve the office of Student Affairs here at Tennessee State University. Beating out 72 applicants, Dr. Tracey Ford said she is “very, very student-centered” and will work hard for their success. Ford was hired after searching for six months for a new replacement to …

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By Victoria Gourdin There is a distinct difference between a grade that is passing and grades that leave a student in good academic standing. Furthermore, anyone who is either active throughout the camps, invested in their grades, or both can easily understand how difficult getting to that good academic standing goal can be. Every day …

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Job Market Shows Promise for Tennessee State University 2016 Graduates

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The recent Job Outlook 2016 Survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employees says employers expect to employ 11 percent more new graduates from the Class of 2016 than they did in 2015. That’s good news for TSU students like Danielle Haik, a computer science …

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Dr. Edith Mitchell, Noted Cancer Specialist, TSU Graduate Named to Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Renowned cancer specialist and TSU alum, Dr. Edith P. Mitchell, is part of a panel that recently submitted 10 cutting-edge scientific recommendations to help speed the development of cancer cures. Mitchell, clinical professor and director of the Sidney Kimmel Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities at Thomas …