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By Jasmine Adams A February 7th screenshot of Gucci selling a black sweater that pulls up over the lips has caused a fierce social backlash in America amongst it’s Black citizens. The material around the lips is red and full, closely resembling clowns and awfully close to resembling blackface. Since…

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Gucci and the Commodification of Racism and Black Trauma

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Lentynie Tran, a senior physics major and president of the Texas Southern University Computer Society, believes bridging the gap between education and fun is what Texas Southern needs. She believes the Hackathon achieves just that.

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TSU hosts Hackathon that blends education and fun

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By Teelia Gooden The opening scene of The Two Killings of Sam Cooke, a newly released documentary on Netflix, shows the legendary artists Smokey Robinson and Dione Warwick smiling with glee as the soulful sounds of Sam Cooke echoe in the background. The expectation from the documentary has proven to…

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“Remastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke”- Film Review

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Ryan Nickerson, Contributing Writer American citizens have the choice to live informed or willingly oblivious to the world around them. Some people are even inclined to think that if they put their heads down, look the other way and only focus on what’s immediately important to them, their life will…

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Why elections matter

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Jasmine Gershanov Contributing Writer Men and women have come together at Texas Southern University to help reform the criminal justice system. Seven men and women have been selected to participate in the Anthony Graves Smart Justice Speakers Bureau to learn how to speak in front of lawmakers, the press, and…

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One-of-a-kind program taught at TSU

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By Wilson Chaney Another dunk contest has passed. 2019 All-Star Weekend served as another reminder that the once unparalleled event that hosted the most creative athletes in the world that captivated millions of losing ground, and fast. It also proved: the 2010s is the most disappointing era for the NBA…

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The 2010s is the Most Disappointing Era Ever for the NBA Dunk Contest

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By Abreana Smith When you hear the words “cuffing season”, what do you think of? The general masses think of the cold, winter, rain, relationships, having somebody, etc. When I think of cuffing season, I think of short-term relationships, seasonal depression, insecurities, (horrible) coping mechanisms; but most importantly, why the…

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Cuffing Season: Vrai ou Faux?

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On February 11th, 2019, the City of Houston partnered up with Texas Southern University and Clark Condon Engineering firm to host a town hall meeting to inform residents about the proposed changes to Cleburne Street. Beginning May 2019, the  street will be remodeled from Ennis Street all the way down…

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$15 Million for TSU’s Front Door