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…
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.
Thursday night, nine long-time supporters of the Southern Regional Press Institute and the media industry were inducted in the SRPI Hall of Fame, joining the first group that was inducted in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
(CNN) -- Actor Jussie Smollett paid two men $3,500 to stage an attack on himself last month, taking "advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson said Thursday.
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”…
The Savannah Black Heritage Festival in cooperation with Beech Institute presented SCAD’s “In Tune: The Ben Tucker Story” documentary, delineating the life and legacy of one of Savannah’s most famous jazz celebrities, Benjamin Tucker.
Students with a declared major or minor of Africana Studies have gathered together to recreate the Africana Studies Club with the objective of preventing the department from being deactivated and bringing the essence of the curriculum to the rest of the campus in a more social environment.