Category: Politics

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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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President Trump’s Travel Ban and How it Affects TSU

By Shayla Simmons Copy Editor There are so many current events plaguing news stations that sometimes it may seem hard to keep track. However one to be aware of, of all of the latest executive orders passed by President Trump, is the nationwide travel ban. Implemented on Jan. 27, 2017, a mere eight days after …

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TSU Goes After Legislative Support

By Lavenia Chappel From the ground breaking cancer research to the new developments within the engineering department, members of the Tennessee State University family on Feb. 1 presented information about its innovative programs at the 4th annual “TSU Day at the Capitol.”  The event was held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and started with open …

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New Beginnings

By Khandi Wilson These past eight years have been tough and pressing for President Obama and his Administration but they have managed to continue a legacy of pristine confidence and class. As the new year begins to unfold, new surprises and the unexpected are sure to be present with the transition of a new Administration …

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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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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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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 …

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I Voted for Trump

By Leona Dunn “I understand that voting for trump may seem unprecedented at an HBCU,” Marvin Williamson said, “but I know I’m not the only one who did it, even though I may be the only one brave enough to admit to it.” Williamson, a junior criminal justice and history double major, had a different …

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How Do TSU Students Feel About Voting?

By Rheya Traylor Staff Writer In the 2016 Presidential election, the top candidates are Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump. In the eyes of the Tennessee State student body, it is very important to vote this election year. Sophomore Chad Venson says,” If you don’t vote, you can’t complain about the laws that will be passed …

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Last Presidential Debate Before November 8th

By Khandi Wilson It is nearing the end before it is time for the nation to vote on who is going to be the next President of the United States. During their performance, it was noticeable that Donald Trump had made traditional debate preparations which helped how he answered the moderator, Chris Wallace’s, various questions …