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What the new NIL means for student-athletes

An extremely liberating move has been made in favor of college athletes all over the country that seems to answer all the pleas that student-athletes have been making for years.  A law went into effect on July 1st that now allows students opportunities to profit

Biz Markie: We lost more than ‘Just a friend’

By Karol Scott On July 16, 2021, the music and entertainment industry, fans and family paused to mourn Biz Markie. He was born as Marcel Theo Hall in Harlem, New York in 1964. Biz Markie made his way into the music industry as a rapper.

Voorhees announces new dean cohort

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees College recently named three department chairs as the new deans of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, School of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, and the School ofScience, Technology, Health, and Human Services (STHHS). Dr. Katherine Whitaker will serve as the

Texas Southern University Student Featured on Oprah Daily

Rising senior and current Miss Texas Southern University Mariah Campbell is participating in an exclusive live interview with media mogul and legendary journalist Oprah Winfrey on the Oprah Daily website and Facebook page. The journalism major from Longview, Texas, is one of three young journalists

CIAA Football Media Day Set to Kick-off 2021 Season

CHARLOTTE, NC –The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will begin the 2021 football season with its annual football media day on Thursday, July 22. The event will take place in a fully virtual setting for the first time in the conference’s history.   Each of the CIAA’s twelve head football

TSU Taps New Ocean of Soul Band Director

Texas Southern University has named Mr. Brian Simmons as the new Director of The Ocean of Soul Marching Band and an instructor in the Music Department. He will step into this new role on Monday, July 5th, 2021. “It is an honor to join the