Karissa Grace Tatum passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 in a lethal car crash. She was a volleyball athlete at Savannah State and a junior classman of the Mass Communications department.
The Savannah State University Athletics Department took a few moments at the first home football game Sunday to remember student Karissa Tatum, who died after a car wreck on Sept. 1.
Savannah State University has international students from all the parts of the world, including the Bahamas. Those students are working hard to help families and friends in the archipelago, which was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian as a Category 5 storm when it hit the area.
Savannah State University will be back up and running as per usual Monday, Sept. 9. Students who live on campus are free to return to campus Saturday, Sept. 7.
As Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Bahamas, Savannah State University was one of the first to call for evacuation of the campus and move its courses to Desire2Learn for the majority of the week.
Savannah State University finds itself at the doorstep of a controversial decision following a board decision made on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The Chatham Area Transit service for route 12A between East Victory Drive and Savannah State University will be terminated on October 12.
Savannah State University has released through the LiveSafe app that since Georgia state Governor Brian Kemp has issued a mandatory evacuation for six of Georgia’s coastal counties, including Chatham County where SSU is located.
Savannah State University has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 3 but students should check their D2L accounts in order to not fall behind in their classwork.
Hurricane Dorian has been updated to a Category 4 storm by the National Weather Service. It's expected that its current path will make landfall on Florida's eastern seaboard sometime late Monday night or Tuesday morning.
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The long-awaited trial of the man suspected in the Christopher Starks shooting on Savannah State University’s campus was postponed again on Wednesday.
A neighbor of the victim of the shooting that took place on Savannah State University's campus Tuesday afternoon recounted her experience being one of the first people to attend to the victim at the scene.
To help students wind down from a hectic school year and to create a relaxed environment ahead of finals, Savannah State Athletics is hosting the “Relaxation Station” for its student athletes.
As the university prepares for the retirement of President Cheryl Dozier, Tiger's Roar asked students on campus what they thought about the legacy Dozier is leaving and what they would like to see in the next leader of Savannah State University.
Cheryl Davenport Dozier has served as the 13th president of Savannah State University. In 2011, Dozier assumed the role as the first permanent female president at the university. This year, Dozier announced she would retire from her role.
Finals are coming and as Savannah State University’s campus reaches the end of the semester, students celebrate with the annual beach party, Orange Crush. Students from SSU, Georgia Southern University, and other schools in the region, flood Tybee Island to relax on the beach, listen to musi…
Savannah State University’s band director Marques Graham was arrested on suspicion of multiple charges including driving under the influence on Sunday, April 14.
In the wake of Bostic Hall’s demolition verdict in summer2019, its sister building Bowen-Smith still hangs on the balance of time, but only for a short period. It has been confirmed that both buildings will be replaced by newer housing facilities capable of lodging a larger number of student…
On May 11, Tiger Arena's gym floor will be ripped up, hundreds of chairs will cover the floor, and students' family members from across the country will fill those stands.
On March 31, the Gamma Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., presented its Spring 2019 line as official members of the organization in the Wilcox-Wiley gymnasium.
Savannah will host a comic convention, also known as Comic Con on April 6 to April 7. Savannah State University students, Emmalee Walker and Jasmine Freeman will be attending a Comic to advertise their artworks and other products. The event will be held at the Savannah Convention Center.
Savannah State University’s Model African Union and Model United Nations organization was established fifteen years ago. After fifteen years of success, the organization was unable to attend the international conference this year in Madrid, Spain due to budget cuts campus wide.
Jeffery Ruff is vying to be Mister Savannah State University for the 1019-2020 academic school year. Sharing his plan and meaning behind his platform, Jefferey hope to motivate the student body to be the best and represent their HBCU with pride.
Have you ever thought about being a director? The directors pop-up workshop hosted by the Mass Communication department on March 15 p.m. at Whiting Hall. The workshop was open for the department students as well as any interested students on campus.
Campaign season has officially begun for the Student Government Association executive board positions as well as the class positions for each individual classification.
It’s that season and the campaigns for the 2019-2020 SGA Royal Court are in full throttle. This is the time of year when Savannah State’s most elite students get the opportunity to prove why they are worthy of being elected as the next leaders of SSU.
Registration will open for students for Fall 2019 on Tuesday, March 26 at 9 a.m. The Registration Assistance Center will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the King Frazier Ballroom. Students can meet with the registrar’s office to declare or change their major or li…
Diversity is an important aspect to any industry, but especially the media. That was the message during the 68th annual Southern Regional Press Institute took place Feb. 28 and March 1 at Savannah State University.
The Independent Student Voice of Savannah State, The Tiger’s Roar, is having one of its best award years ever. The news outlet, which has been in existence since 1938, has been awarded several honors in the past few weeks.
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.
The hallways of Bostic Hall residential facility are empty this semester, as the university prepares to demolish the historic building on Savannah State's campus. Bostic Hall residents were relocated to the Freshman Living and Learning Center for the Spring 2019 semester to clear way for th…