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Tennessee State University part of cutting-edge research aimed at reducing cancer disparities

Tennessee State University part of cutting-edge research aimed at reducing cancer disparities

By: Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – This holiday season, cancer survivor Navita Gunter has a lot to be thankful for, mainly her life. But she’s not content with her own personal survival. Understanding her own struggle when she was stricken with cervical […]

Amber Hughes Is A Huge Deal

Amber Hughes Is A Huge Deal

By Leona Dunn We have all heard of Wilma Rudolph and have collectively praised Coach Ed Temple. Not to mention the Tigerbelles, Tennessee State University’s Women’s Track team, are consistent Ohio Valley Conference Champions, but lately, there has been one track star in particular who […]

Tennessee State awarded $2 million grant from UNCF for student job placement improvements

Tennessee State awarded $2 million grant from UNCF for student job placement improvements

By K. Dawn Rutledge NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University has been awarded a $2 million grant as part of the United Negro College Fund® Career Pathways Initiative. The pilot program, made possible through $35.3 million in funding by the Lilly Endowment […]

Martin’s Double-Double Lifts TSU Past EKU, 63-49

Martin’s Double-Double Lifts TSU Past EKU, 63-49

RICHMOND, Ky. — Wayne Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) put on a dominating performance with 14 points and 17 rebounds to carry the Tennessee State men’s basketball team to a 63-49 road win over Eastern Kentucky at McBrayer Arena on Thursday night in Ohio Valley play.   […]

Softball Opens Practice for 2017 Campaign

Softball Opens Practice for 2017 Campaign

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State softball opened practice for the 2017 season on Wednesday evening. The Tigers worked out indoors for the first two days due to wet field conditions.   “As a whole, it was a good practice,” said senior outfielder Courtney Gearlds. “There […]

TSU Opens Kentucky Invitational with Weight Throw

TSU Opens Kentucky Invitational with Weight Throw

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Tennessee State men’s and women’s track and field teams kicked off action at the Kentucky Invitational with the weight throw on Friday at Nutter Field House.   On the women’s side, Daimer Gordon (Ellenwood, Ga.) set a new personal record with […]

Focused On Our Future

Focused On Our Future

By Aarian Forman Coming into this year, we are in new territory. For the first time in our University’s history we will be governed by a local board. There is no need to fear this new place. Since our founding we have overcome the challenges that […]

TSU Celebrated Veterans Day With Ceremony

TSU Celebrated Veterans Day With Ceremony

By K. Dawn Rutledge NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University’s annual Veterans Day ceremony revealed some stark statistics when guest speaker and Vietnam Veteran George Nichols gave a powerful history lesson on military service in the United States. In front of a […]

Collegiate Citizens Police Academy Formed

Collegiate Citizens Police Academy Formed

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University and the Nashville Metro Police Department have formed what’s believed to be the nation’s first Collegiate Citizens Police Academy. Nashville Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson welcomes the new recruits, as TSU Police Chief […]

The Safety in Safety Pins Since the Election

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 […]