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  In early March, Jason Buelterman, mayor of Tybee Island, Ga., announced the city would be imposing fines on several well-known Orange Crush promoters if they did not fill out the proper paperwork to hold the large event on Tybee’s beach.

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On Saturday morning, locals attending the annual Savannah Antiques and Architecture show came to Cranmer Hall to hear Coastal Jazz Association director Paula Fogarty and local jazz legend Teddy Adams give a lecture presentation on Savannah and its participation in the jazz scene throughout t…

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Only six months after her fourth album, Sweetener, Ariana Grande released her highly anticipated new fifth studio album yesterday titled Thank U, Next.

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In the 21st century, the term "Netflix and Chill" has become more than just a term; it’s a lifestyle. "Netflix and Chill" is talked about in most songs, presented on memes and is done on the daily basis. Although Netflix launched in 1997, the company didn’t introduce online streaming until 2…

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It was just a regular day watching TV at my best friend’s house and MTV was playing reruns of True Life. The episode followed two financial dominatrices, also known as “findoms.”

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Mammies, Jezebels and Sapphires are just a few of the negative stereotypes that have plagued black women throughout history of racism and slavery. The trope is rooted back to 19th Century America, when minstrel shows, which involved singing and comic skits, mocked African Americans.

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Savannah State University held its 193 undergraduate commencement ceremony today, Saturday, Dec. 8, at Tiger Arena with the graduate ceremony held Friday, Dec. 7. 

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This week on the Billboard Hot 200 chart, the Brooklyn Rapper, Tekashi  or better known as “6ix9ine,” landed at number two. He released his album “Dummy Boy,” while being in jail on federal gang charges. He missed the number one position on the charts because of rapper, Travis Scott. Apparen…

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Despite that he was born an injustice of being black in America, the Philly Rapper made his struggle into a life lesson pouring his blood, sweat, and tears into this album. The album “Championships” is his first full-length album since his recent release from prison. His album captures a bit…

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Every 40 seconds, another human life is taken by suicide, according to World Health Organization data. Today it seems as though the threat of suicide is affecting individuals in society younger and younger. Cases have even been documented in children as young as five years old. Suicide is th…

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Teachers and public school systems all over America are taking a loss. The United States is experiencing one of the greatest shortages in teachers and state educators in over a decade. Since the early 1990s, the national enrollment number of those in teacher education programs has drasticall…

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Finals week is a trying week for faculty and students alike which is why it is critical take care of both your mental and physical health. The American Psychological Association (APA) considers self-care an “ethical imperative,” and the organization has adopted it as part of its ethics code.  

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In the latest example of the growing use of inclusive language, designed to avoid excluding particular groups of people, some university groups in the United Kingdom have started using the term "womxn" rather than "women" in official communications.

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Elaine Young, a student at Savannah State University, has a newborn and two other children. Though Young is married and two of her children are in grade school, she has an infant girl to worry about when she’s in class.On the mornings that Young has class, she wakes up early to prepare Chris…

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Eric Lopez is woken by the sun and his iPhone alarm. He hits the snooze button for just 5 more minutes, and then finally decides to get up and recites his daily mantra. It's 6:30 a.m.

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When it comes to hair, African Americans are known for being very cultural. The various of unique styles that are worn on African American females is incredible. The south prides itself in the more unique styles. 

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Annie Mcloud starts her day by blessing her husband and kids with a prayer of protection as they go about their day. After she spends time in devotion praying and reading God's word, she gets the kids up for breakfast- for her, toast and hot chocolate, and the kids gets oatmeal, eggs and sau…

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As Savannah State University celebrated its Homecoming, alumni and families brought out the very best to share at tailgate. Each family brings a dish that is special to them.

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Contemporary R&B singer Tank (born Durrell Babbs) will headline Savannah State University’s 2018 Homecoming concert Friday night in Tiger Arena at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 at the door if you did not purchase your ticket already.

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An energetic crowd packed Tiger Arena Wednesday night for the highly anticipated Homecoming Comedy Show and Concert. On the guest list was none other than Oxford, Miss.- native, comedian and actor Karlous Miller. Miller is best known from MTV’s “Wild N Out.” He also has a popular podcast “85…

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Keeshan Williams, senior and mass communication major at Savannah State University, is a well-known DJ in the Savannah area. He has made appearances at weddings, colleges, and other events that allows him to provide music and bring liveliness to a crowd. However, very few people know amount …

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If you missed this year’s residential step show, then you definitely missed out on something amazing! 

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TGIT officially began on Thursday, September 27 and fans predicted the fifth season of “How to Get Away with Murder (HTGAWM) to surpass the iconic Scandal/HTGAWM cross-over when Annalise Keating teamed up with Scandal’s Washington D.C. Fixer, Olivia Pope, to take on an impossible Supreme Cou…

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SAVANNAH, Ga.- The 3rd annual XXL Freshmen Cypher will take place on Oct. 4. In the Student Union Ballroom. The annual rap battle and performance is being presented by the Juice Live.

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Savannah residents and visitors from all over the world gathered together this weekend to hear the Fort Benning Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Band, Brian Miller, Jane Bunnet & Maqueque, the Coastal Jazz Association’s All-Star Band, and Chuck Leavell conclude the week-long Savannah J…

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Just knowing it exists isn’t enough. Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the U.S, and 1 in every 8 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. 

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The Ben Tucker Alumni Band performed at the Lucas Theatre Tuesday as part of the Savannah Jazz Festival. The group performed several of Tucker’s personal compositions such as “Tea for T,” “Doublette” and pieces composed by local jazz celebrity and trombone player Teddy Adams. 

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T.G.I.T is gearing up for yet another fall season and although it's sister, "Scandal" will no longer be joining the line-up, fans are eager to see what's in-store for the new storylines of the shows this year. 

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This past summer, I left Savannah State’s small campus and submerged myself in the Latin American community. I was super excited to go out of the country for the first time, but all of the excitement in the world could not have prepared me for the harsh reality that was Panama. Prior to goin…

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It is the thirty-seventh year of the annual Savannah Jazz Festival, September 23-29. The Coastal Jazz Association remains an all-volunteer, non-profit organization since its creation in 1981. CJA and the Savannah Jazz Festival hope to encourage local musicians and individuals of all ages to …