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.
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.
By: Karina Hollingsworth It was a sunny, cool day at Clear Lake Park with a light breeze that quickly came and went. The breeze allowed the fishing line to freely float in the peaceful water while awaiting the first bite of the day. “It’s relaxing.” Wanda Franklin said. This is the kind of day Willard […]
“Yes, you won. You’ve won the game of life.”
– UC Health Doctors
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.