By Erin Slaughter, Kalin Pickett, and Zoie Sharp-Wilkinson, KTSU2 reporters The city of Houston, Harris County, National Partnership for New Americans, (NPNA), and numerous community and non-profit organizations held a media roundtable at city hall on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to highlight the initiatives being taken to help eligible Houston immigrants become naturalized. Nearly 30 multicultural […]
By Bradley Clark Whether you’re a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior here at Texas Southern University, it is inevitable that you will have to do a job interview in your journey towards success. The idea of doing an interview, especially for those on the hunt for a job, may be stressful. The beautiful thing however, […]
Melody Robinson is not your average Radio, television, and film student. She was crowned the 75th Miss Texas Southern University in 2022 and wants to continue her commitment to service after graduation—this time as an officer in the United States Army.
By Bradley Clark Texas Southern University’s library rang with laughter, joy, and a sense of style as the Department of English, World Languages, and Philosophy hosted the 2023 LIT Fashion event. The showcase held on April 21 capped off the Text and Textile Two-Day Symposium and Fashion Show Transdisciplinary Event, which began on the day […]
By Jamarion Owens and Jerry LeDoux III On April 17, New York Times bestselling author Leila Mottley visited Texas Southern University to read from her debut novel, Nightcrawling, and promote her Nighcrawling Paperback tour. The Oakland, CA native told TSU students and faculty that her novel is fiction but inspired by true events. She said […]
Since grade school, Jesha Magee, 27, a law student at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, practiced a strong need to help others on a small or large scale. “I used to get in trouble in school for sticking up for my friends,” the Fort Worth native said. “And different administrators would say, ‘You can’t […]
On March 4, 1960, several students from Texas Southern University held the first sit-in in Houston at a Weingarten’s grocery store lunch counter, which ultimately played a role in ending segregation across the city.
Dozens of students scurred into a small room just to the right of Kashmere highschool’s cafeteria. Some spoke with their friends, laughing and enjoying one another, while others sat by themselves, observing the scene. Suddenly, the doors swung open, and their lives changed forever. On Wednesday, Feb. 23, Howdy Ice Cream store owner Roderick Batson […]
Texas’ first Black ski club is breaking barriers in the Lone Star state and beyond.
Atlanta rapper Clifford, T.I.,’ Harris made a surprise visit to Texas Southern University to announce his partnership with Moolah Wireless and provide free tablets for TSU students.