By: Isaiah Robinson HOUSTON—Texas Southern University is strategically planning and preparing for students’ return to campus with a phased re-opening system called, “Return to TigerLand”, for the Fall 2020 semester as COVID-19 relentlessly strikes the Houston community. With growing concerns regarding the safety of students and faculty mounting as the beginning of the school year […]
Despite the decision to cancel the commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Southern University held a virtual commencement May 9, 2020 in replacement to celebrate the graduating seniors.
Texas Southern University is providing the opportunity for students to receive emergency funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
The KTSU2 Radio Drama debuts Friday, Oct. 4 at 2p.m. HOUSTON (September 30, 2019) The KTSU2 Radio Drama, a contemporary digital narrative that includes sound effects and original music, premieres live Friday, Oct. 4 at 2p.m. on Texas Southern University’s student run digital station, http://bit.ly/ktsu2_, and social media platforms. KTSU2 officially launched on February 19 […]
Washington, D.C. (April 13, 2020) – The NAACP, in conjunction with BET, will host part two of their four-part virtual town hall series, “Unmasked: COVID-19” on Wednesday, April 15, at 8 PM ET/ 5 PM PT. The hour-long call will focus on naming and addressing the real trauma communities are experiencing at this moment. Panelists will also […]
CHICAGO — On CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago’s economy can’t reopen until there’s more widespread testing and decried the disproportionate number of African American deaths from coronavirus, saying the disease is “devastating our community.” Nearly 70% of the city’s COVID-19 deaths have been African Americans, who make up only about […]
By Sujata Gupta COVID-19 was called the great equalizer. Nobody was immune; anybody could succumb. But the virus’ spread across the United States is exposing racial fault lines, with early data showing that African-Americans are more likely to die from the disease than white Americans. The data are still piecemeal, with only some states and […]
KTSU2 is a student-centered, comprehensive training laboratory for undergraduate and graduate students to gain requisite, hands-on skills in multimodalities that prepares them to compete in a technology driven society as engaged citizens and innovative leaders. The goals of KTSU2 are to prepare students for careers in the digital audio and television/video, multimedia industries; to instill […]
Former Vice President Al Gore launched a new youth voter turnout initiative at Texas Southern University Wednesday, urging students to help combat climate change by heading to the polls. “To anybody who believes that we as human beings do not have the capacity or the political will to rise to this challenge, just remember that […]
Photo via Forward Times By: Isaiah Robinson HOUSTON—As she walked on stage, her mocha smooth skin began to illuminate off the stage lighting, the audience instantly gazed at her. The radiation of her light was as of a single lit candle in a dark room. As she began to perform, she commanded and hunted the […]