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Texas Southern University’s “Ocean of Soul” marching band performed two of rapper Don Toliver’s songs during his “surprise” homecoming reception at the corner of Attucks St. and Wheeler Ave on Thursday, Oct 21. The Houston rapper, who was in town for his Bayou Music Center performances on Wednesday and Thursday, was greeted by several fans […]

There is no doubt that the rise of social media has enabled individuals to network and reconnect with one another at a much faster rate than ever before. At the time, Facebook’s capacity to connect people from all over the world was revolutionary. Instagram allowed users to create an online photo album and share it […]

Houston’s first sit-in was held Friday, March 4, 1960 at the Weingarten grocery store lunch counter, and led by Texas Southern University students.  The Houston Rockets honored one of the organizers of that sit-in, Dr. Halcyon Sadberry Watkins, and the TSU professor, who has chronicled the story, Serbino Sandifer-Walker during Black History Month in 2021.  […]

By Briana Williams (contributor) Texas Southern University‘s Recreation Center held Pink Out Day recently aimed at educating students of the deadly effects of breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The organizers of the TSU event included games and other activities to educate students about breast cancer. “Black women are 40% more likely to […]

By Bradley Clark, Mario Dunham and Zy’riah Simmons (contributors) The Granville M. Sawyer Auditorium was filled with joy and laughter as Texas Southern University’s theatre program prepared for its Oct. 8-10 performances of The Wiz. Within the storied auditorium, hungry, eager, and engaged students worked around the clock over three weeks to put the entire […]

By Z’Nye McNeil, Alexis Hood and Kyndel Phipps (Contributors) Prepare to walk down the yellow brick road as The Wiz makes its way to Texas Southern University’s Granville Sawyer Auditorium from Oct. 8-10. The musical, directed by Rachel Dickson will feature Trinity Brooks as Dorothy, Trevor Mouton as Tinman, Samuel Jones as Scarecrow, Talbert Williams […]

By Briana Williams, Brooklyn Gordon and Donovyn Bookman (Contributors) The Texas Southern University’s Recreation Center will host its annual Pink-Out for Breast Cancer event on Oct. 7 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which begins this week. Tiffany Conard, a TSU alumna, a former rec center employee of […]

Facebook appeared to have resolved networking issues that caused the company’s flagship app to be unavailable for more than six hours on Monday. According to monitoring service DownDetector, users of Facebook’s sister applications, Instagram and WhatsApp, reported an increase in account access issues around 11:35 a.m. ET Monday—rendering all three applications inoperable. The company, which […]

by Mikol Kindle This photo essay is of TSU’s 2021 Homecoming game day Saturday, Oct 2. KTSU2News photojournalist Mikol Kindle captured the images through his creative lens.

Houston- Texas Southern University welcomed the 2021 Homecoming this weekend after being canceled in 2020 because of COVID-19. The celebration started off with a parade Saturday morning and ended with a football game between the TSU Tigers and the North American University Stallions in the afternoon. Alumni traveled in from many different states to attend.  […]