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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…

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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…

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On September 14, 2020 Savannah State announced that COVID-19 testing appointments will be available on the campus for students, faculty, and staff. They will be available in King Frazier ballroom Tuesdays and Thursdays starting September 15, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., and appointments may be boo…

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On May 4, Savannah State C.A. Sydney Palmer will be hosting a Manifesting Monday Zoom Chat thanks to the Freshman Living and Learning Center. The Zoom chat will begin at 6:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time.

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On April 12, 2020, the modeling troupe organization Savage Inc. kicked off their annual savage week, this time virtually. The purpose of this event was for the organization to keep the campus engaged with their organization while providing students with entertainment during their quarantine.

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The end of the spring 2020 semester is rapidly approaching, and Savannah State faculty is working to ensure students do their best during the sudden transition from campus lectures to online classes. Financial aid arrangements are being made to accommodate students in need, and all offices r…

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Savannah State University’s assistant professor of multimedia journalism, faculty adviser for Tiger’s Roar, and this year’s Southern Regional Press Institute director Jessica Sparks will be leaving to pursue her doctorate degree at University of Florida at the end of this spring semester. 

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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…

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Fear has spiked across the nation due to the COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic outbreak. Many civilians are skeptical of leaving their houses for basic needs because the anxiety of coming into contact with an infected individual who may or may not be showing symptoms. Businesses everywhere in…

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Man of La Mancha opened on stage at Asbury Memorial Church directed by Travis Spangenburg with musical direction by Warren Heilman. This inspirational show has another weekend left on March 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 15 at 3 p.m.

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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…

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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…

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The theme of this year’s 69th annual Southern Regional Press Institute was "Going Solo: Prepared to Do It All". For students entering an industry viewed as “dying” by pessimists and “evolving” by optimists, students were encouraged in each session to develop multidimensional skills. 

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Many students attended the “Young Alumni Panel: Success After Graduation” session where they listened to the advice given to them by the alumnis in the room. This particular session was held by online content manager, Kareem McMichael. The recent graduates who spoke on their journeys were al…

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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”.

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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 …