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On July 1, Kimberly Ballard-Washington officially started her tenure as interim president at Savannah State University after the retirement of Cheryl Davenport Dozier. Tiger's Roar sat down with Ballard-Washington after the semester started to discuss her plans in this role and the future of…

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The 36th Annual Oktoberfest is coming to downtown Savannah October 4-6. The free event features live entertainment, food, arts and the popular wiener dog racing. The Oktoberfest festival provides fun for all ages to enjoy.   

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On Tuesday, Sept. 24, students at Savannah State University gathered at the Howard Jordan Building, Torian Auditorium for the 2019 SSU Mayoral Candidates Forum presented by Savannah State’s Student Government Association and the Savannah chapter of the NAACP. 

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Karissa Grace Tatum passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 in a lethal car crash. She was a volleyball athlete at Savannah State and a junior classman of the Mass Communications department. 

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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. 

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Savannah State University finds itself at the doorstep of a controversial decision following a board decision made on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The Chatham Area Transit service for route 12A between East Victory Drive and Savannah State University will be terminated on October 12.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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Savannah held an Anime convention on March 30 and March 31. Savannah State University students Emmalee Walker and Jasmine Freeman were vendors at the Savann Con.

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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.

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Campaign season has officially begun for the Student Government Association executive board positions as well as the class positions for each individual classification.

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  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.

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Mar. 8th—Greening of the Fountain—Forsyth Park—12 p.m.—1 p.m.—Join the city for the annual greening of Forsyth Park’s fountain in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”…

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Savannah State University has made some adjustments to the athletic department over the Semester. From the former athletic director Sterling Steward, departure on Sept. 28 2018, to the former head coach Erik Raeburn dismissal on Dec. 2nd 2018.

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Besides the Black Heritage events offered throughout the entire month of February, there are other community events available to attend for the month of February.

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While most college and high school students were in their beds on the morning of Jan. 21, hundreds of Savannah residents were commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual parade through downtown.

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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.