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Tiger's Roar videographer Kalel Akins visited a polling precinct in Clayton County and spoke with voters about the upcoming runoff election. Early voting in Georgia ends on December 2 and election day is December 6. Visit mvp.sos.ga.gov and check out Joseph Booth's runoff article for more in…

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Tis the season! Savannah State University held its annual Lighting of the Holiday Tree creating a wonderful tradition for its students, faculty and staff. President Kimberly Ballard-Washington held a beautiful ceremony starting off with holiday carols sung by non-other than the members of th…

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 The 85th Miss Savannah State University, Maddison Reliford, hosted a mental health awareness event for ladies only with the award-winning speaker, Lecia Rives. The event took place in the King Frazier Ballroom on Thursday, November 10th. The mission of the event was to help the women on cam…

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On November 16, 2022 Lethal Allure Nation modeling organization hosted a show celebrating their eleventh year being on Savannah State University’s campus. The show was called Grand Theft Auto LA.

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Attending a college that's far away from home can be challenging at times. This is why it is important to take advantage of the resources available not only on campus but in the community. A local church by the name of Overcoming By Faith is a great resource that is devoted to touching the l…

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“Being tired is not an excuse” according to the Elite Army Dance Troupe. A new dance team was founded at Savannah State University by Richard Robins, a current Junior, on September 22, 2022. There are many dance teams available for students on campus, but this organization’s goal is to insti…

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Savannah State has many organizations available for their students. Many of them are empowering organizations for women that hold their own individual missions. HerCampus at Savannah is one of the many empowering organizations here on campus. Their mission is to embrace creativity and empowe…

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The Senate race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker is now having a runoff, which happens when the race is too close to call. When neither candidate gets more than 50% of the votes, a runoff is held. Warnock leads with 49.4% of votes while Walker is second with 48.5%. A runoff will b…

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Although Halloween 2022 has made its final bows, last week Tiger's Roar staff Kalel Akins asked students across campus what their plans for Halloween would be. Did the holiday weekend live up to your expectations? No matter if the answer's yes or no, now the time to start planning for next Oct. 31!

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The Savannah State Kennedy Fine Arts program constructed a monumental showcase for the beacon of the Fine Arts program. On Sunday, Oct. 16, the exhibition was held for none other than the former Director of the SSU Art program Philip J. Hampton.

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Savannah State University’s study abroad program hosts a trip out of the country each year and goes to places such as Aruba, Ghana, Japan, Barbados, Peru, Guyana and more. The next trip will be hosted by Dr. Irina Tedrick on May 13th-27th of next year to travel to Costa Rica.

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According to the CDC, breast cancer is the most common cancer that affects women in the United States. One in eight women will get breast cancer in their life.

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This year Homecoming week has been packed with festivities for not just Savannah State students but also for Savannah residents to enjoy. The entertainment ranged from step shows, food trucks, concerts and even a parade held in none other than Alexis Circle to name a few.

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On August 24, 2022, the Biden-Harris administration announced the Student Debt Relief Plan, which includes one-time student loan debt relief for low- and middle-income families.

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Even though we are about to face some strange weather, we can still look forward to this Monday because that is when Homecoming events will begin to take place. The theme for Homecoming 2022, which takes place from October 2–9, is Roaring Loud. Yes, homecoming is next week, which is surprisi…

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Savannah State University officials have announced a closing of the campus through the remainder of the week due to the incoming hurricane. For Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday Sept. 30, all classes will be conducted in an asynchronous format and will resume in-person on Monday, Oct. 3. Campus …

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Savannah Comic Con is a two-day event held each year in Savannah to bring together fans of comic books and pop culture. As stated by its official website, the event is “dedicated to educating attendees and the world about the sequential arts, i.e., comic books and graphic novels. We are so p…

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Campus Activities Board hosted the 1st Up-Top Friday of the month on Sept. 9, 2022, in the King Frazier Atrium. Up-Top Friday is a traditional party held either in Alexis Circle or King Frazier on Fridays, but there is not always an organization fair which is what made this one different.

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The start of the fall semester is going great as the Class of 2026 participates in their first “Mister and Miss Freshman Showcase”. Many students gathered Wednesday Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom to cheer on the five contestants that ran for their desired position for the Mi…

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As life on campus begins to start back up and come back to life, the main question now on everyone’s mind is: Where is my refund? Well, they're on their way!

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On Saturday, Aug. 27 the Savannah African Art Museum partnered with Carnegie Library for their 108th year anniversary to present “Telling Your Story: Journal Making and Writing Workshop”. It was hosted by Lisa Jackson, the Education and Community Outreach Liaison for Savannah African Art Museum.

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Campus life appears to be shaping up for many returning students as well as incoming freshman and transfers. The first week of school was filled with multiple academic and entertaining events for students, organizations, and faculty members. As undergraduates and graduates continue to get se…

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Orange Crush is an event during Spring Break that everyone looks forward to the most. It is mostly known for a week of partying, having fun and reliving some of the stress that school has put on their students.

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With the high temperatures this weekend in the high 70’s, why not get out and enjoy the fresh air? On Saturday, April 23, Forsyth Park will be the place to be thanks to The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)’s 41st annual Sidewalk Arts Festival. Due to the pandemic, this will be the f…

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Desmond Stowe is the man with a plan at Savannah State University. He organizes events for students to do on campus. As the director of student life, him and his team keep students busy with events and activities.

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The Delta Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated (DST) at Savannah State University held a probate Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 7:13 p.m. at T.A. Wright Stadium.

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Honors Day convocation was held on the lawn of the Kennedy Fine Arts Center, Thursday April 14 at 9:30 a.m.Extraordinary students from the Savannah State university’s (SSU) four colleges – College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Sciences and Technology and Colleg…

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Probate season is a time when a lot of college students both Greek and non-Greek affiliated look forward to showcasing new members of primarily the Divine 9 organizations. At Savannah State University Greek life is one of the driving forces of student activities on campus. This semester it i…

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There are a multitude of student organizations at Savannah State University (SSU). The SSU Wesleyan Gospel Choir is one of the most profound organizations on campus. This year the choir celebrated 47 years of service and existence on Sunday, April 3, 2022 in the Student Union Ballroom. Antwa…

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Dr. Gabriel Arnold, the band director of the Powerhouse of the South at Savannah State University, has quickly achieved one of his goals as a band director leading the band to place in the Top 10 Division II for HBCU bands.  

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Ukraine, a country located in Eastern Europe governed by President Volodymyr Zelensky recently has been invaded by Russia. On February 24, 2022, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin instructed his soldiers to go into the country of Ukraine and take it by force.  

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On Mar. 11, 2022, at 4 pm the city of Savannah kicked off this year‘s festivities with the annual greening of the fountain at Forsyth Park for the weeklong St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

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Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade has been going on for nearly three years. The parade, which is one of the largest in the country, attracts tens of thousands of people to Hostess City to see marching bands, adorned floats, and consume green beer.

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The Dark Knight returns.  The Batman finally makes its way on the silver screen after year after year of production setbacks. Robert Pattinson stars the titular character alongside Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman/Selina Kyle, Jeffrey Wright as Lieutenant Gordon, and Paul Dano as the Ridder respectiv…

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An HBCU prides itself on the traditions and accomplishments it provides for the students and the community. Savannah State University is filled with many opportunities for students to succeed in their prospective careers post-graduation. The department of Journalism and Mass Communications h…

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The Savannah Black Heritage Festival presented the Orchestra Noir Performance on the SBHF YouTube Channel and the Savannah Black Heritage Festival website. The live stream premiered on Saturday Feb. 19, 2022 at 9:30 am and 6:30 pm.

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The Annual African American Read-In premiered Feb. 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm on 90.3 FM. The read-in was also available from www.savannahstate.edu/whcj, where the listeners can stream the audio reading and tune in. The read-in consisted of a schedule of readings and songs from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm…