By: Erin Slaughter It was a sunny day in Washington, D.C., absent of wind. Inside a conference room located on a campus whose history signifies the need to maintain a democracy that does not overlook or undermine any part of society, the future of journalism was discussed. Gallaudet University was founded in 1864 to accommodate […]
By Erin Slaughter, KTSU2 Investigative Reporter Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) students organized a protest on Wednesday, Nov. 8, citing numerous grievances after two of their interim deans stepped down, and Texas Southern University’s administration vowed to address their concerns. Hundreds of TMSL students walked out of classes and proceeded to Hannah Hall, where […]
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 Joshua Molock On Aug. 27, Texas Southern University held its inaugural Fan Fest, introducing all 16 TSU teams. Fans had the opportunity to meet the student-athletes, get autographs, and interact with teams, which included the TSU Ocean of Soul, TSU Cheerleaders, and Tiger Sensations Dance Team. The event took place at the H&PE arena and had a special appearance by […]
Corrie Williams, the President of Texas Southern University’s National Alumni Association, told the Board of Regents during an open forum at its June 15 meeting on campus that alumni had “great concern on the current state of the university” and were willing to work with the regents to develop solutions. During the meeting, Williams raised […]
Following a six hour meeting on Thursday, June 15, Texas Southern University’s Board of Regents appointed Dr. Mary Evans Sias to assume the role of acting president of the university following Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young’s retirement announcement on Friday, May 26, according to a university news release. Dr. Sias, who was a member of TSU’s Board […]
Texas Southern University’s Board of Regents announced the retirement of its 13th President, Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young, Friday, May 26, after a four-hour closed-door session on campus in the library learning center. Regent chair Albert Myers thanked Dr. Crumpton-Young for her service to TSU. In a letter posted on the University’s website Myers said the president […]
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 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 […]
Kim Gagne spoke to TSU’s School of Communication students about how to jumpstart their media careers by working behind the scenes.