Beto speaks at TSU for the third time

by Ryan Nickerson Beto O’Rourke’s defeat by Ted Cruz last year was humbling, albeit heartbreaking for Texas Southern students and faculty, who had high hopes for Beto after he spoke at Sawyer Auditorium last fall.   “It crushed me when I found out he lost,” said junior Trey Waddy, “he seemed like such a positive voice in the community.”  Alongside Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Beto captivated … Continue reading Beto speaks at TSU for the third time

TSU Students Head to Austin For Day at the Capitol

Twenty million dollars was the goal but students were looking for more. High hopes and an early start propelled TSU’s Day at the Capitol in Austin, where student leaders talked with state legislatures and advocated on behalf of Texas Southern University. In conjunction with the Texas Legislative Black Caucus’ biennial summit, Texas Southern students were recognized on the House Floor and were given a standing … Continue reading TSU Students Head to Austin For Day at the Capitol

Kamala Harris feels at home in Harris County

As a graduate of an HBCU, Senator Kamala Harris (D- California) returns to her roots as she rallied a group of around twenty-four hundred people, dancing with excitement and anticipation for the presidential hopeful to take the stage. Delivered here at Texas Southern University, one of the nation’s largest and oldest historically black colleges, Harris spoke about the importance of trust, truth, and unveiled a … Continue reading Kamala Harris feels at home in Harris County

Kevin Granger named vice president of intercollegiate athletics Lifelong Tiger sheds interim role following selection and Board approval

HOUSTON (February 23, 2019) – Kevin Granger, who has spent the better part of 27 years with Texas Southern University as a student athlete, coach, administrator and, most recently, as interim vice president of intercollegiate athletics, was named permanently to that position following unanimous approval from TSU’s Board of Regents on Friday. Since being named to the interim role last August, Granger has been busy … Continue reading Kevin Granger named vice president of intercollegiate athletics Lifelong Tiger sheds interim role following selection and Board approval

Honor to the Tigress Chief

TSU’s chief of police, Mary Young, was featured in the Houston Women’s History Tour in what is to be a fantastic start to Women’s History Month. On March 6th, former veteran Houston Police Department officer and acting police chief of our university accepted her award, exuberating boundless tiger pride with a great smile on her face. Young graduated from James Madison High at the young … Continue reading Honor to the Tigress Chief

Melissa Wilson drops gems to help TSU students’ media journey

by Darrion Gray If you’re driving somewhere unfamiliar for the first time, there’s a chance you might get lost. Often times, we as a community, hate to ask for directions. Fortunately, Melissa Wilson, an anchor on Fox 26 Houston, stopped by Texas Southern for a writing workshop to volunteer these directions. In order to ensure that you make it to the desired destination on your … Continue reading Melissa Wilson drops gems to help TSU students’ media journey

Multiple Athletes Set Personal Records at 68th Annual TSU Relays

By Darrion Gray There is only one track meet on Texas Southern’s campus a year. For this reason, TSU relays serve as both a track meet and a senior night. On the second day of the event, there is an opening ceremony where seniors are recognized for their achievements. Seniors Chris Allen, Bronshaye Bolden, Jacob Price, and Mykele Young Sanders all found success at the … Continue reading Multiple Athletes Set Personal Records at 68th Annual TSU Relays

students at Speed Networking

Speed Networking: An Opportunity for TSU’s Young Entrepreneurs

By Treyvon Waddy As a part of TSU’s annual Communications Week, students were given the opportunity to “Show Their Own Net Worth” to companies SER Jobs, Mo-Bang Media, Evolversi, and Back to Eden, all ready and willing to help our Tigers get out there and get connected. Professor Clyde Duncan Jr., one of the several present School of Communications’ professors, had particularly high hopes for … Continue reading Speed Networking: An Opportunity for TSU’s Young Entrepreneurs