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In the Texas Southern University alma mater, there is a popular phrase that goes “All roads lead to Texas Southern.” That phrase couldn’t be truer than it will be on September 12. For those who are not aware, the ABC News Democratic Primary Debate will take place on Thursday, Sept.12…

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All roads lead to TSU for third Democratic primary debate

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Mariah Campbell, Jaya Gafford, and Katriel Pickett Contributing Writers With the third Democratic debate vastly approaching, the 2020 presidential election has generated buzz across the nation as millennials interject their opinions into a social media pool of political conversation. All of the political “Twitter beef” has caused some division amongst this…

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Does your scroll affect the poll?

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Isaiah Robinson, Cory Cyriaque, Akilah Gray-Brooks Contributing Writers With the recent mass shootings, particularly in Texas, many in the university community want the candidates to put politics aside and focus on humanity and safety. The ten candidates who will be participating in the ABC News sponsored debate will be Amy…

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Some say gun violence should be a debate topic

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Za’Niya Miles Contributing Writer Texas Southern University has created the Bahamas Hurricane Student Fund to aid those who have been affected by Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian hovered over the Bahamas for nearly two days; torrential winds and rain whipped up 12 to 18 foot storm surges, as reported by the…

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Texas Southern University lends a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Dorian

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Written by Ryan Nickerson, Managing Editor When asked about how she would address voters who may be interested in voting for a woman president but may vote for a male candidate out of fear, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren rolled up her sleeves and said: “Here’s how I see it”. Then…

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TSU hosts first presidential forum with She The People

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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…

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Beto speaks at TSU for the third time

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By Trey Waddy Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has been under constant pressure following the surfacing of an old medical yearbook photo of him wearing blackface from 1984. The photo in question has what seems to be Northam in blackface standing next to someone dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member….

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Blackface Within Our Government