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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.

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Democrat Stacey Abrams took on Republican candidate Brian Kemp in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election. Though 99% of votes were counted, Kemp received 50.3% of the votes, while Abrams trailed in at a very close 48.7% of votes. Neither of the candidates was able to obtain the required 51 percent…

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Africana Studies welcome everyone to participate in some stress-free events held Nov. 27-29. More than 11 percent of college students have been diagnosed or treated for anxiety in the past year and more than 10 percent reported being diagnosed or treated for depression. Africana Studies Club…

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Savannah State University officials announced that 26 faculty members will be fired and not returning for the 2019-2020 academic year due to budget cuts, resulting from declining student enrollment.

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With four weeks left of school, graduating seniors are preparing for the big day. Fall 2018 Commencement is on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m. in Tiger Arena.

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Savannah State University held their homecoming pep rally Oct. 26, 2018 at Alexis Circle. The pep rally began at 12 p.m. Sororities & fraternities, vendors, alumni, student associations, student, faculty, and staff were all in attendance at the Pep rally. Savannah State’s president, Dr. …

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Tuesday is the official voting day for a new governor of Georgia. This election has been catching the attention of major supporters because of the special candidates. Georgia offered a three-week early voting period, which came to an end Friday. Now Georgians all over are prepared to vote fo…

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Members of the LGBT community participated and led a number of events for Savannah Pride weekend, Oct. 25-28. 

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Imagine trying calamari while in Europe or some ropa vieja in Panama. If you’re traveling out the country, you’re bound to encounter some unique, new dishes.  

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Professor Emeritus Matthew Gilligan recalls comments such as “You’re wasting your time here,” and “That program will never succeed,” but that wasn’t going to stop him from achieving his goals.

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As Homecoming approaches, the smell of grilled food and the sound of the Fighting Tiger Marching Band begins to fill the air. With the changing of the season and turning of the leaves, Greek paraphernalia makes way into a more prominent role on campus.

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Downtown Savannah was taken over by dogs in costume on Oct. 20 for the annual Wag-o-Week celebration.The $5 fee for the event, along with vendor fees, went toward helping pets in the Coastal area. Participants took their pets from tent-to-tent, letting them "trick-or-treat" through, and gett…

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Mental health has been on the forefront of many discussions this year after high-profile suicides like those of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffer from a mental health illness, according to the National Alliance on…

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Stories of sexual assault and rape filled the audience with emotions on Thursday at the Blackbox Theater during a spoken word performance sponsored by W.O.R.D. at Savannah State University.

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Tuesday evening at Savannah State University, gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, arrived to give a speech at the gazebo to encourage early voting. The crowd, filled with students, alumni, members of the press and community, brimmed towards the street. The crowd chanted, “Stacey, Stacey, …

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Today is the last day to register to vote in Georgia and Florida. Voter registration is even easier now with the help of social media campaigns and even celebrities helping fans get registered.

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While Savannah thankfully dodged the wrath of Hurricane Florence, which left parts of Florida under water, this does not mean the city is free and clear from any upcoming hurricanes or tropical storms.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This event has moved to Oct. 25.Learning how to interact with people from other countries and cultures equips future leaders in all sectors to address urgent issues shared across borders.Students will have the opportunity to learn how they can interact with other cultures and …

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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…

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Savannah State University professors Susana Hernandez, Otilia Iancu and Pedro Rivera gave a presentation to students on the recent changes and crises that have taken place in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic on Monday, Sept. 24.

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After the conclusion of Paige Bullard’s lawsuit against Savannah State and the Savannah State Foundation Real Estate Ventures, LLC., which resulted in Bullard being awarded $10 million, some may have forgotten about the second lawsuit against the school. 

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Two Savannah State students attended the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference in Washington D.C. from Sept. 16-19 after being named HBCU Competitiveness Scholars as part of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.