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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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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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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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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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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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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,…

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Another semester is here in the Tiger’s Den of Savannah State University and the procedures of social distancing and wearing a mask are still enforced. It’s now February of the spring semester and the COVID-19 cases on campus have doubled from the fall semester. Making it the highest amount …

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Since the Spring break of Spring 2020, Savannah State has not seen any in person student activities. The school doing its best to keep its students safe (with things like free testing) to avoid the student-faculty and staff from having to return home again for another semester.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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 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.

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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.

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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!

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…