The Southern Regional Press Institute was held on campus this past week Feb. 20-21. The theme of this year’s regional conference was about how to do it all in journalism as many graduates from Savannah State University's journalism and mass communications program are soon to be young media p…
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated after publication to include the university’s statement as follows: "We are aware an SSU student has been arrested for sexual misconduct against an acquaintance. There is no ongoing threat to the campus. All questions should be directed to the Chatham Co…
Savannah State University and the City of Savannah are collaborating to present the 31st annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, which began February 1 and will end on Feb. 23. The theme for this year’s festival is “Your Story, My Story, Our Stories”.
The 69th Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) will take place at Savannah State University on February 20-21, 2020. This year’s theme is “Going Solo: Prepare to Do It All” with Jessica Sparks, assistant professor of the multimedia and journalism department, as institute director. Sparks …
On February 4 at Neighborhood Comics, Wook-Jin Clark, cartoonist and illustrator, was interviewed about his new Gudetama book “Love for the Lazy” and gave aspiring artists some tips for their future. Clark has been a professional artist for approximately ten years.
Georgia may soon become the fourth state in the U.S. to pass a law against hair discrimination after California, New York, and New Jersey.
Lee Ivory, celebrated journalist, media consultant and executive, former professor of journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University and American University, and former publisher and executive editor of USA Today’s Sports Weekly spoke to mass communications majors on Friday morning.
Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris met on a conference call with various editors of HBCU publications recently to address her student journalism advocacy and her personal support of the importance of media in the upcoming election.
The flu is a common illness in any population, and it usually takes a few days for a person to recover from it. This year it has been projected that there will be many outbreaks that will affect many people, and people should prepare to get their flu shots.
To combat the spread of fake news, Facebook has announced that they are adding a news tab to their U.S. user interface. The company has teamed up with the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, CBS News and Fox News among other news outlets to test the site's new ad-on.
When Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen originally introduced its chicken sandwich no one expected it would be as popular as it was. A fierce competition emerged between the fried chicken chain and the popular Chick-Fil-A, which claims to to be "Home of the Original Chicken Sandwich".
ATLANTA— A sense of urgency and impatience was in the air at the Trump/Pence OutNow protest as a modest crowd gathered on a rainy day at Piedmont Park in Atlanta.
On Oct. 1, a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia’s controversial abortion law, which banned the medical practice after detection of a heartbeat in the fetus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning the public to quit using e-cigarette products after an outbreak of lung diseases reported throughout the United States.
Jarvoo Edwards approached the totem pole with grave poise. Elated to have succumb thus far, the Morehouse interim athletic director began to introduce Morehouse’s newest initiative.
Devil’s Backbone showed the violence and tragic experiences that people faced during the Spanish Civil War.
Savannah State University has international students from all the parts of the world, including the Bahamas. Those students are working hard to help families and friends in the archipelago, which was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian as a Category 5 storm when it hit the area.
Savannah State University has released through the LiveSafe app that since Georgia state Governor Brian Kemp has issued a mandatory evacuation for six of Georgia’s coastal counties, including Chatham County where SSU is located.
Savannah State University has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 3 but students should check their D2L accounts in order to not fall behind in their classwork.
Hurricane Dorian has been updated to a Category 4 storm by the National Weather Service. It's expected that its current path will make landfall on Florida's eastern seaboard sometime late Monday night or Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
The study of black history, black press and the challenge of being a black young adult nowadays was the focus of the Ben Chavis’s speech at Savannah State University on Monday afternoon.
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.
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…
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.
As the midterm elections come to an end, lines are filling up with people going out to cast their vote in the 2018 election. This election is historical because Stacey Abrams could possibly be the first African-American woman governor in the United States.
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…
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, …
Savannah State University announced on Tuesday that due to inclement weather, the university is now closed and classes are suspended on Wednesday, October 10.
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.
(CNN) -- At least four people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Hurricane Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials said Friday.
The Savannah State Lady Tigers Softball team (5-12) took on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (1-17) in a home doubleheader Wednesday afternoon. Winds were around 10 mph and the temperature was in the mid 50’s making the conditions for the game much colder and windier than usual.
The pre-dawn hours of Jan. 31 will host an incredibly view of a super blue blood moon. According to NASA, people living in North America will be able to see the eclipse before sunrise on Wednesday. For eager stargazers the upcoming night will be a “once in a blue moon” treat. Savannah State…
Included in several actions to reverse Obama-era policies, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations on internet providers.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, President Donald Trump announced he was moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel, in a speech delivered at the White House.
Savannah State University represented well at the 10th annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace Conference held at the University of Maryland, College Park.
On Tuesday, October 24th The American League champion Houston Astros met The National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers for Game 2 of the MLB World Series. This game has already been labeled one of the best games in MLB history.