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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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 …
Notable comedians Darren Brand, Chico Bean and Karlous Miller took center stage Wednesday night at Tiger Arena for day four of Homecoming at Savannah State University.
Students are gearing up and ready for a week full of activities, connections, and a game against Norfolk State University for Homecoming at Savannah State University.
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…
The Savannah Philharmonic presented its annual Picnic in the Park, at Forsyth Park on Sunday, Oct. 7. The event has drawn more than 20,000 people to watch the free concert from the Philharmonic in the park.
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.
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…
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.
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.
TYBEE, Ga.- Seventeen locals will have the chance to show off their special gifts during the 3rd annual Tybee’s Got Talent, which is sold out for its Sunday performance.
SSU’s Jazz Ensemble performed for the first time in history at the Mansion on Forsyth for Savannah Jazz Festival hosted by the Coastal Jazz Association and the City of Savannah.
The Mighty Eighth Airforce Museum hosted author Carol Avriett in an author talk at the Chapel of the Fallen Eagles Thursday morning. This talk is part of a continuous author’s talk series held monthly at the museum.
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.
Georgia’s third leading cause of death for individuals ages 10 to 24 is suicide; each death that makes up the statistic could have been easily prevented.
Every Sunday, volunteers with the non-profit People Helping People will be in Forsyth Park providing services and basic items to homeless and low-income people.
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…
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 …
New school. New city. Re-entering the bottom of the food chain transferring from seniors in high-school to freshman in college can have anyone feeling overwhelmed and missing home.
Students traveled to Ghana, Liberia and Panama over the summer as part of study abroad at Savannah State University. We asked some of the students to share their tips and experiences for others who might be considering traveling abroad.
Collective Face Theatre’s “Big Love” production will take place Friday, Sept. 7, in the Kennedy Fine Arts Building beginning at 8 p.m. A reception and cast meet-and-greet will be held after the curtain close.
Local cultural centers in the Savannah area invite all locals to participate in the upcoming free weekend events celebrating local African-American history starting Saturday, August 18. They are in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and…
On the westside of Atlanta, a young artist named Yung Bino is starting to gain some buzz around Atlanta’s rap scene after dropping his first mixtape titled "Believe in Me," which featured songs with artists Almighty Jay and Jamie Ray.
Marcus Troy Mitchell was Born May 6, 1996 and is from Marietta Georgia. At Savannah State, Mitchell studies Mass Communications and play First Base for The Tigers baseball team. Mitchell Post college plans is to have a career in sports radio or broadcasting
The Coastal Empire is filled with things to do when you're not in class or studying. Don't be afraid to venture off campus and check out some of the attractions Savannah has to offer.
On April 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the Armstrong campus of Georgia Southern University, Savannah State senior, Tenaya Brown, had the opportunity to conduct the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus.
Savannah State University’s Indie Film fest is set to jump off on April 21, 2018. This event is a great opportunity for young upcoming film makers to display their hard work to their peer as well as those who have made a name for themselves in the film making and productions field.
I’m sure we all have a love/hate for this time of the semester. So close to summer yet, too close to finals week. Finals week can bring out the stress and anxiety for a majority of students-- but don’t panic! Properly preparing for your exams is the key to avoiding stress and anxiety. Here a…
Drake has been thriving in the music industry for some time now. He has had a lot of success with previously released songs, but Drakes' new hit “Nice For What” has everyone bopping. The artist reached his audience by trying a different style of music, New Orleans bounce.
Spring 2018 is coming to an end and the current president of NAACP, Marcus Givens is hanging up his belt. Givens has displayed extraordinary efforts and dedication while serving as the president for the 2017-2018 school term. His dedication to bringing change to the Savannah community does n…
African American women have found that going natural can be costly on their pocketbooks, but more on their self-esteem- a cost that, in turn, reveals their identity and beauty.
On April 6, Netflix released its new original movie, Amateur, adding to its long list of conversation-driven originals. Prior to this movie’s release, social media was abuzz about the trailer. This film initiated conversation about struggles of athletes.
With graduation less than a month away many students are wondering what life is like after this huge milestone. It’s important that one builds a routine they never had in college.
Months before graduation Ayana Bethea, a senior business marketing major at Savannah State University, is in search of a career in her professional field. Bethea, 22, a native of Hampton, Georgia calls her search for a job, a full time job in itself.