• Updated
  • 0

Earlier this semester students were told that instead of in-person commencement it would be online same as Fall 2020. The online commencement was in place due to the concern of the spread of COVID-19.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • Updated
  • 0

It’s the most day for this nation on November 3, 2020, Election Day. Everyone around the United States is lined up to continue voting as well being at risk to use active militias around the polls for citizens to vote. In states such as North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, California, and New Mex…

  • Updated
  • 1

On the evening of October 26, 2020, Savannah State University hosted a drive-in rally for the Biden-Harris presidential campaign. Students faculty and locals gathered to support the campaign and learn more about the potential first lady Dr. Jill Biden.

  • Updated
  • 0

As schools nationwide are adjusting to COVID policies while maintaining social distancing within students and faculty members here on campus, Savannah State has been on its priorities of making sure that students are well and taken care of as this pandemic is being monitored very closely. Wi…

  • Updated
  • 0

As we inch closer to yet another graduation, it can be overwhelming, to say the least. Students are often asked, “What’s next after graduation?” Some students have it all planned out and some students wish they knew the answer to that question. Some students stay in school a little while lon…

  • Updated
  • 0

Schools all around America have been impacted by the current pandemic. Social norms on school grounds and campuses globally have now changed due to regulations in keeping everyone safe. What could be considered a life’s biggest achievement, graduation, has now created a new tradition for fam…

  • Updated
  • 1

The time has come to yet again use your voices to make a change! Over the past weekend, a virtual homecoming event was held to promote voting awareness. Voting is very important; it gives citizens their chance to exercise freedom of speech.

  • 0

Andrew Okorodudu is a Nigerian basketball player at Savannah State that is the energizer bunny of the team. Just learning how to play basketball, Okorodudu just started playing basketball a few years ago is learning fast. Last year he averaged 4.5 points and 8 rebounds and looked to take an …

  • Updated
  • 0

 Da’Ondalyn Simmons, freshman softball player, here at Savannah State has had a see-saw relationship with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it affected her upcoming season, her eligibility on the field, and her personal life.

  • Updated
  • 0

Attending college is a decision that students have created as a milestone, but often it is said that the work starts in applying for the degree.Throughout college, students are taught curriculum in fundamentals for whichever degree they chose to study.

  • Updated
  • 0

To honor senior achievements and adhere to social distancing guidelines, on Saturday, November 21, 2020, Savannah State University will be hosting its virtual 196th Commencement ceremony for graduate and undergraduate students!

  • Updated
  • 0

The Tiger Family has done it again! The students, alumni, staff, and participants of Savannah State’s Homecoming have shown us that homecoming could still be achieved successfully virtually for the safety of everyone. None of us could have expected a virtual homecoming but with COVID-19 stil…

  • 0

There are many ways to embark on a new journey or to even enhance a career. Students with an overall 2.5 or higher GPA are capable of applying to Savannah State’s graduate studies programs where they have the options to study: Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administratio…

  • Updated
  • 0

For decades now parents, teachers and even peers have all pressured teens to attend college. It has always been said that “attending college is very beneficial and vital to their future”. Those who have attended college inform them that college is a big milestone in which everyone can’t take…

  • Updated
  • 0

Homecoming won’t be the same this year due to unprecedented times of COVID-19. It's that time of the year where students across the nation look forward to. During homecoming, there are plenty of events going on every day of the week and students have the opportunity to socialize with other s…

  • Updated
  • 0

It’s Homecomingggggggggg!!! On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, SSU alumni hosted a virtual health and wellness podcast featuring two trainers and a chef. The podcast was streamed on the SSU Alumni Facebook page. The hosts were Sam, Shannon, and AC. The podcast was set up in four different segment…

  • Updated
  • 0

SAVANNAH, GA – Masks are the new accessories for everyone across the nation. While face mask usage has increased due to health reasons, they are still presented as a fashionable trend. The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has drastically increased in the United States, affecting the young and elder…

  • Updated
  • 0

Homecoming has kicked officially kicked off and with PRAISE! Although this year’s festivities are much different from what we are all use to experiencing this time of year, The Campus Activity Board (CAB) still found a way to give us an awesome week of virtual activities.Sunday, students joi…

  • Updated
  • 0

Due to the 2020 global pandemic, Savannah State University will be hosting its first annual virtual homecoming via WebEx and Zoom to reinforce the safety of others and social distancing. The admission for this year's homecoming will be free for everyone to access and participate.

  • Updated
  • 0

This upcoming November students will get an opportunity to cast their vote for the presidential election. For some students, this is their first time voting and for other students, this is their second time voting in a presidential election. In the 2016 election, some of the older students d…

  • Updated
  • 0

This year has created many obstacles for us all, from the new norm created by COVID-19 and learning how to cope with it as well. Especially for seniors graduating in the Fall of 2020, they are now being told that instead of graduating in December they will be graduating earlier than previous…

  • Updated
  • 0

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the way the world operates. Greek organizations are finding their way in this “new normal”, as well. Typically at this time of year, sororities and fraternities at Savannah State are gearing up for recruitment and homecoming. Calendar details are b…

  • Updated
  • 0

It's no surprise that life as many of us have known it has taken a dramatic change. Since its arrival COVID-19 has altered the lives of many making virtual living the new normal. The Savannah State Baseball team is no different taking blows due to COVID-19 resulting in altering the team’s no…

  • Updated
  • 0

The beginning of the 2020 fall semester for students may be the most peculiar semester of them all. COVID-19 has changed the way we go about our daily college life’s. Universities and colleges around the nation have been partaking in class for over a month now from strictly online to partial…

  • Updated
  • 0

As the coronavirus pandemic still has a firm grip across the world, many individuals are left to find alternative activities to pass the time. Many are out of work or are working from home while being confined to their homes, leaving everyone to seek some kind of outlet to get through the da…

  • Updated
  • 0

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…

  • Updated
  • 0

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…

  • 0

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”.

  • 0

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 …

  • 0

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. 

  • Updated
  • 0

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. 

  • 0

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. 

  • 0

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.

  • 0

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.

  • 1

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". 

  • 0

“Through hosting this event I found out a lot of people are not aware that slavery still exist," explained local A21 member Jamie Hubbard.

  • 0

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. 

  • 0

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.