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Savannah State student Austin Turner is looking to get his degree in sociology, with a minor in behavioral analysis. An interesting fact about Turner is that he is a stupendous swim instructor and a great young man. 

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Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve, succeeded in capturing my attention but failed to detail what is happening and its scale. The main cast consists of Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Zendaya as Chani, Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica, and Oscar Isaac as Leto Atreides. Screenwriters are …

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Grammy award-winning gospel singer, songwriter, producer, and NAACP image award-winning actress Tamela Mann has released her 6th studio album titled ‘Overcomer.’ The album was released on August 6th on all streaming platforms everywhere. The overcomer album has charted at number three on bil…

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With football season being back this fall, everyone has been excited to see our Tigers back in action. Each week faculty, staff, students, family, and friends pack the T.A. Wright Stadium out to see the football team dominate the field. Every Saturday the Tigers have been crushing every oppo…

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The Greek step show was held on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 8 p.m. in the Tiger Arena. This year’s theme was “Friday Night Lights”, featuring comedian and host, Tyler Chronicles from Wild’n Out along with the closing of a concert from Hip-Hop artist, Rich Homie Quan.

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In 2015, Savannah State student, Christopher Starks, was shot and killed in the Student Union building by Justin Stephens, a non-student at the university. Starks was taken to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead. During a Rock n’ Roll marathon, Stephens brought a firearm and fire…

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On Sunday evening, October 17, 2021, Savannah State University students, alumni, and extended family celebrated the end of Homecoming 2021 with a gospel concert in the Tiger Arena. Comedian Karlton Humes—better known by his stage name NotKarltonBanks—hosted the event, while the performers in…

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Savannah State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Program featured a group exhibition by the alumni and faculty and it is currently on display now through Saturday, December 11, 2021 in the Kennedy Fine Arts Building at SSU.  

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The precision and style shown at the SSU football stadium on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 4:51p.m. could be done by no other than Savannah State University’s Powerhouse of the South. 

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Students, faculty, friends, and family gathered on the Thursday night, October 14, 2021, to celebrate the crowning of Mister and Miss Savannah State University in the Tiger Arena. The theme of the night was titled “The Secret Garden: A Night of Splendor By The Sea".

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As homecoming approaches right around the corner, the students along with the faculty and staff are very excited. The week of homecoming consists of different events each day such as the residence hall step show, a concert, the football game, the yard fest and much more! One activity that ev…

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Savannah State students celebrated Hispanic Heritage month on Thursday October 7,2021 participating in the Bilingual poetry reading, “Colores Poetry Jam”. The students from the Estuary, the creative writing club got a chance to emulate original poems from poets with a Hispanic background.

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The continued 5 session event, Tigers Protect The Den: A Series of Campus Forums to Support COVID-19 Safety and Precautions, Dr. Macy Young continued to bring students and faculty together under the Gazebo, to continue the discussion of Covid-19 and how students and faculty can fight against…

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During a five session event, Tigers Protect The Den: A Series of Campus Forums to Support COVID-19 Safety and Precautions, Dr. Macy Young brought students and faculty together under the Gazebo, to continue the discussion of Covid-19 and how students and faculty can fight against it. On Tuesd…

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Marvel's Avengers: Endgame had just departed theaters after becoming the largest film of all time, bringing the MCU's ten-year run to a close. Marvel quickly moved on to the next part of their strategy, which included a Black Widow film, sequels to Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel, a slew of D…

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Located near the back of King Fraizer the International Education building also known as Gardner Hall has added new programs to their building. Melanie Smith, the Study Abroad Coordinator, at Savannah State help student new international student find new experiences and their horizons while …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused universities to modify their approach on how to reopen their schools for in-person learning. Many have implemented protocols and guidelines that are understandable, while other institutions have given mandates that have caused some students' eyebrows to be ra…

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Local Savannah bank, Center Parc Credit Union, donated $2,500 to provide hands-on learning experiences for students and promoting nutritional awareness. The credit union donated the funds to Savannah State University’s community garden as part of its Community Gardens Program, established in…

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Savannah State University’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) is preparing and planning for an exciting year back on campus. Last year, many of the school's events were held virtually due to the covid-19 pandemic, this notably decreased student participation and morale within the student body. N…

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Savannah State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Department of Journalism and Mass Communications will offer a free one-week virtual summer camp for middle and high school students interested in working in mass communications to study with industry professionals. 

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Over the past 12 Years, nearly about 87% of Historically Black Colleges and Universities participated in a campus 1-million-dollar campus improvement competition. Savannah State University was nominated to win up to $50,000 in cash gifted by the “Home Depot Retool your school program.” Howev…

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Knowing some tips from Chief Walters is a rewarding experience. Not only was the process quick and simple, but lots of very useful information was shared that surely many students were not aware of. Chief informed us about new positions that were filled to help keep things in order so plans …

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Back on November 8th of 2013, Savannah Ga, had its first burn that took place beginning at the Savannah National Wildlife refuge. Controlled burns are lit for numerous reasons. Many people use this prescribed burn to prevent a wildfire that can soon become destructive.According to the Nation…

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Modern technology has made filmmaking more accessible than ever. Film, an artform not yet two centuries old, looks nothing like it did in its beginnings. In the past, it would take thousands of dollars worth of equipment to even hope to make a film. Cameras, lights, and sound stages were res…

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The coronavirus has affected students this academic school year and many students were in distress due to the cancellation of the Annual Honors convocation Ceremony. Savannah State university took proper precautions to keep students, faculty, and staff safe during this hard time. However, th…

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Will COVID vaccines be able to control the spread of the virus? As the US surpasses 30 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized three COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna, and Jansen (Johnson & Johnson).

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On Monday, March 22nd, senior, Kevontae Kelly announced FreakNik week to the Savannah State students as an alternative to the university taking away Spring Break this semester.

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The ride of entertainment that we have been waiting for is approaching! Even during a pandemic, the Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Board have been working diligently to provide the student body with events in the weeks to come.

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Though one of the most famous holiday parades has been canceled due to the pandemic, Downtown Savannah, Ga., was filled with plenty of life this past weekend for the celebration of St Patrick’s Day. Loud music, laughter, and excitement filled the atmosphere while people danced and conversed …

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Judas and the Black Messiah is a spectacular movie. This film is based on true events and highlights the life of Fred Hampton who was the chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter based out of Chicago, Illinois. Hampton was a gifted civil rights activist who had the ability and the power t…

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Once someone graduates from college, you can't help but think, "I wonder how they’re doing now?”. So, why not shine a light on a few prominent Alum from our extraordinary institution. This week we are shining a light on Tevin Tyler.

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The Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI), was held from February 25-27. This years event was like others in the past where many passionate journalists and communications students came together for the two day media conference but this time virtually. 

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Being a college student in this pandemic has to be one of the hardest things to do. Some students have to balance school and organizations, while others may have to balance school and work. Regardless of what you have to balance right now, everyone needs a little virtual relief!

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The Dynamic Delta Nu chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated put on an amazing stripe event entitled “Beyond the Lens: Capturing Being Black in America” with guest speaker Cecil Williams. The event was a partnered event with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated, Phi Beta Sigma Fr…

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Students interested in working in journalism, public relations, and multimedia and digital communications are invited to attend the 70th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) at Savannah State University. The event’s theme, which takes place Feb. 25-27, 2020, is “Zooming Into 70th,…