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Only six months after her fourth album, Sweetener, Ariana Grande released her highly anticipated new fifth studio album yesterday titled Thank U, Next.

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The whole debate that Predominately White Institutions (PWIs) are better than Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) and vice versa is nerve wrecking to me. I attended both since I’ve been in college.

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Seven Seconds is a 10-part crime-drama series on Netflix. Netflix released a trailer for this series at the end of January for the initial air date set for late February. Executive Producer Veena Sud has produced and wrote many movies and shows including “The Killing”, “Seven Seconds” and th…

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Michael B. Jordan reprises his role Adonis Creed in the second instalment of the “Creed” film series. “Creed II” was directed by Steven Caple Jr, a relative newcomer and former classmate of Ryan Coogler. “Creed II” draws heavily on the forty year old  Rocky franchise, causing some to refer i…

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The heist film “Widows,” directed by Steve McQueen, premiered November 16, 2018. McQueen’s last film “12 Years a Slave” took home Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress. McQueen shares writing credit on the film with Gillian Flynn, who is best kn…

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If you’re into hip-hop right now, then there’s no doubt that you’ve heard of the Migos. The Migos set out to make 2018 their year and it doesn’t seem like they’re stopping anytime soon. The highly anticipated release of “The Last Rocket” by Takeoff, the trio’s least public member, through po…

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This year, a highly respected director by the name of Spike Lee released a new movie based on true events that happened to a man named Ron Stallworth in the 70’s.

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Next Town Down is one of the newest boy bands to take to the scene in 2018. The young and vibrant group members, Leon, Malik, Terence, Tre’Von and Chris, are blowing up on the music scene and have been featured on platforms such as The Shade Room and BET.

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As Fall Semester approaches its end, and seniors are figuring out their living arrangements, it's important to understand how decisions made on a home- whether to rent or purchase- can affect a long-term plan toward owning a dream home.

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Police brutality amongst the African-American community is becoming a prevalent issue in the United States.

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The Atlanta Falcons have the best receiving core in the NFL. The 2018 season opener pitted the team against Super Bowl Champs, the Philadelphia Eagles, after the Falcons lost to the Eagles during the NFC Championship.

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R&B singer-songwriter Ella Mai debuts her much anticipated self-titled album. Just in time for fall outerwear and colorful leaves brightening up sidewalks, ‘Ella Mai’ has fans crooning all over the world. The U.K. native brought forth a 16-track album with top-notch featured artists for …

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Based on the New York Times Bestseller by Angie Thomas, "The Hate U Give" is the story of Starr Carter, a sixteen-year-old caught between two worlds: the poor neighborhood she lives in and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. When she witnesses the fatal shooting of her best friend Kh…

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The world of hip-hop has just been blessed with another anticipated album this summer. I found myself eager to listen to QUAVO HUNCHO, a newly released solo-album by 1/3 Migo member, Quavo. Even though he has had the opportunity to dab into solo endeavors (no pun intended), nothing was as se…

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Following his eighth studio album “Hard II Love”, the singer/song writer Usher Raymond debuted a collaborative album with Zaytoven, an award-winning rapper and producer, in a surprise move on Friday, Oct. 12. 

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"Night School" hit theaters on Sept. 28, and was directed by Malcolm D. Lee, who also directed the hit movie "Girls Trip." With Will Packer, film producer, Kevin Hart also produced and co-wrote the script for the movie. This comedy film stars both Hart as Teddy Walker and Tiffany Haddish as …

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We’re all pretty familiar with the phrase “coming out.” Generally, it’s used when an individual who identifies on the LGBT+ spectrum tells others in their friend and family circle that they land on a particular place on the spectrum. However, “coming out” doesn’t have to just relate to gende…

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Let me be the first to admit, I enjoy being busy. It’s easy to stay busy too, especially in a place like Savannah with a major in mass communications. My current problem is that sometimes my busy schedule catches up with me. 

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Pain can take many forms—for some it’s a haunting, emotional pain, for others pain is more of a physical experience. For me, pain is my permanent roommate, making its home within me like a ghostly phantom, coming and going as it chooses. 

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Having confidence is something that we have all experienced before. Some people struggle to find confidence within themselves in everyday life; others struggle to have confidence when it comes to doing things like giving a speech in a room full of people. I am here to give you some tips on h…

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After years, months, sometimes even weeks, of being in a relationship, it can be hard to break up with your partner. Breaking up may be the best for both parties but it doesn't make the decision any easier. Here are a few tips for dealing with break-ups.

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Beyonce’ made history at this year’s Coachella Festival in more ways than one. She has been named the first black woman to be a headliner at Coachella. In addition to such a title, she took over a predominately white stage and turned it into an entire HBCU experience. Her performance lasted …

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The semester ends with a farewell to the overload of homework, all-nighters as well as meal-swipes, we also say goodbye to the illustrious Savannah State University's very own seniors.

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I’m sure we all have a love/hate for this time of the semester. So close to summer yet, too close to finals week. Finals week can bring out the stress and anxiety for a majority of students-- but don’t panic! Properly preparing for your exams is the key to avoiding stress and anxiety. Here a…

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Drake has been thriving in the music industry for some time now. He has had a lot of success with previously released songs, but Drakes' new hit “Nice For What” has everyone bopping. The artist reached his audience by trying a different style of music, New Orleans bounce.

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Spring 2018 is coming to an end and the current president of NAACP, Marcus Givens is hanging up his belt. Givens has displayed extraordinary efforts and dedication while serving as the president for the 2017-2018 school term. His dedication to bringing change to the Savannah community does n…

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"Truth or Dare," directed by Jeff Wadlow premiered on the Friday, April 13, adding even more superstitious tones to this thriller.

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On April 6, Netflix released its new original movie, Amateur, adding to its long list of conversation-driven originals. Prior to this movie’s release, social media was abuzz about the trailer. This film initiated conversation about struggles of athletes. 

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Tyler Perry’s: Acrimony debuted in theaters this past good Friday on, March 30. Opening to 17 million the movie was a psychological thriller that keeps you guessing the entire movie with a twisted end.

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Spring is a season for rebirth, renewal, and resurrection. With personal rebirth, it’s up to the individual to remember that they must sort their personal priorities, build a support system of healthy relationships, and allow themselves time to grow. The Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria…

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Historically Black Universities in the United States are having trouble finding funding. Despite meeting with the presidents of 64 HBCU’s after his inauguration, Donald Trump has not done much to help to sustain the important pillar of black education in America.

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This the beginning of 2018, there have been 15 documented school shootings across America, averaging to 1.5 shootings a week. One of those 15 cases happened right here at Savannah State University.

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White privilege is a term that generates debate because it is based on skin color, which makes it divisive.  It is an uncomfortable conversation, but one that needs to be had. It is also a conversation that needs a spectrum of opinions, and open, candid, dialogue.

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With the recent shooting death at Savannah State University and tragedies nationally at other schools, parents and students are questioning the security of the schools students attend.

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“Until the story of the hunt is told by the Lion, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” An African proverb that describes the true story about race relations since the days of colonialism.