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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.

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 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.

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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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 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…

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Mar. 8th—Greening of the Fountain—Forsyth Park—12 p.m.—1 p.m.—Join the city for the annual greening of Forsyth Park’s fountain in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day!

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This year the Georgia Film Academy participated in the 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute, hosted by Savannah State University Department of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Journalists and media professionals filled the classrooms of Whiting Hall for the 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute on Feb. 28 and March 1. 

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The 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute, hosted by the Savannah State University Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, focused on diversity in media this year.

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Tatia Adams Fox, Savannah State University alum and Harvard graduate, who is an entertainment specialist for Nickelodeon among other things, addressed a large group of students at the annual Milledge-Owens Awards Luncheon as the final event for the 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Association.

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The annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) is a conference for journalism and mass communication students at Savannah State University (SSU). It was founded in 1951 by Wilton C. Scott, the director of public relations at the University.

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On February 21, the SSU Players by the Sea will be displaying various performances highlighting popular African-American musicals. The show is titled “This Joint is Jumping: A Tribute to Black Broadway Musicals. The performances will consist of a number of musicals such as “Ain’t Misbehavin”…

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The Marsh View room in the King-Frazier student center was filled with students, faculty and staff eager to begin the three-day celebrations of National Freedom Day at Savannah State University.

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Savannah State University has made some adjustments to the athletic department over the Semester. From the former athletic director Sterling Steward, departure on Sept. 28 2018, to the former head coach Erik Raeburn dismissal on Dec. 2nd 2018.

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Savannah State University will be hosting various events in observance of National Freedom Day between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2. Freedom Day is an event tied to the university through the first president, Richard R. Wright. There are a wide range of activities to be expected from this upcoming event.

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Besides the Black Heritage events offered throughout the entire month of February, there are other community events available to attend for the month of February.

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While most college and high school students were in their beds on the morning of Jan. 21, hundreds of Savannah residents were commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual parade through downtown.

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During what has become the longest federal government closure in United States' history, Americans have started to wonder what measures they can take to ensure the safety of the meals that are being prepared for their families.

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Savannah celebrated the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend with the theme “Dream the Dream…Transforming Hearts, Minds and the World.” The weekend was kicked off with a citywide memorial service given in honor of Dr. King at the Second African Baptist Church of Savannah, th…

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association is celebrating the life and legacy of Doctor King January 19-21. This year the theme of the celebration is “Dream the Dream…Transforming Hearts, Minds, and the World”, named by Katlin A. Brown of Memorial Day School. 

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January 18-19—The Enmarket Savannah Hockey Classic celebrates its 20 year anniversary held at the Savannah Civic Center. The teams from University of Georgia, University of Florida, Georgia Tech and Florida State will go head to head to take home the cup. Tickets at https://www.etix.com/tick…

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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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The Student Government Association at Savannah State University hosted a midnight breakfast on Dec. 3 at 9 p.m. in the King-Frazier café. More than 750 students showed up in support of the Student Government Association’s Monday night event.

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Being a campus police officer at Savannah State University comes with a wide variety of duties to ensure safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. These duties include active patrolling, monitoring events, prevent crimes, and help with emergencies.

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Former US President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94 in Houston, according to his spokesperson.

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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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“I am a person who is living with HIV, I don’t necessarily say I have HIV. I am a firm believer in speaking positively in the atmosphere, which means that I’m thriving and taking ownership. Saying ‘I have something’ means that it is taking over me and that’s not the case for me,” said 32-yea…

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Georgia is ranked among the top five states in the nation for the highest chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis rates according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2016.

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It is officially graduation season, and 2018 fall graduates are preparing to walk across the stage on Saturday, Dec. 8. 

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Even though it is the season for joy and laughter there’s one tradition that has the students on their toes before the holiday season, and that’s Finals Week.

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   Savannah State University is the first public black institution in the state of Georgia. Originally named Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth, the name later changed to Savannah State College, then Savannah State University in 1996. The school was founded by the late presid…

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Over one hundred citizens gathered in peaceful protest at the Savannah office of Buddy Carter as part of the #NoOneIsAbovetheLaw protest movement which swept the nation at 5 p.m. local time yesterday evening in order to protect the ongoing Mueller investigation.