New quarterback leads Tigers to sweet success at Homecoming

Quarterback Devin Williams walks to the sideline during the 3rd quarter of his Tiger debut at BBVA Stadium.   Photo Credit: Mikel Kindle Jr. Written by David Butler Contributing WriterThe Texas Southern University Tigers won their first homecoming game in seven years, beating Mississippi Valley State 42-14. In his first start as a Tiger, sophomore Quarterback Devin Williams puts the team on his back, completing 14 out … Continue reading New quarterback leads Tigers to sweet success at Homecoming

After four years in the dark, the Kappas come to light

Terrance Turner Contributing Writer Darkness blanketed the Sawyer Auditorium on Nov. 20. A standing-room-only crowd had gathered for the probate – an official presentation of newly initiated fraternity members. At around 7:20 pm, nearly everyone in the audience rose. The darkened room was illuminated by a slew of phone flashlights as spectators began to record. The newest members of the Beta Upsilon chapter of Kappa … Continue reading After four years in the dark, the Kappas come to light

McKinney returns to Houston as TSU head football coach

McKinney, who has served as associate head coach and running backs coach at the University of Arizona in 2018, has an extensive history in the Houston and Third Ward area. He was an award-winning head coach at Jack Yates High School prior to joining Kevin Sumlin’s staff at the University of Houston in 2008. “We are beyond excited to bring in someone with the experience … Continue reading McKinney returns to Houston as TSU head football coach

New library set to open fall 2019

Jasmine Gershanov Contributing Writer December 2018 Texas Southern University is taking the next step towards the future and advancement of the university. Coming Fall 2019 students and community members will be able to walk through the doors of the new state of the art library on campus. “We want it to be a beacon to help bring students and community members in a place where … Continue reading New library set to open fall 2019

Confusion reigns after TSU bomb threat

At 2:13 pm on November 28, Texas Southern University’s official Twitter account delivered a sobering message: “Due to a threat received from Houston Police Department, classes at Texas Southern University are cancelled and campus is being evacuated.” Twenty minutes later, they reiterated: “Students, faculty and staff of Texas Southern University are urged to evacuate campus due to a threat received from Houston Police Department. All … Continue reading Confusion reigns after TSU bomb threat