TxSU Voter Rally

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Texas Southern University students band together and marched in unison to the polls on election day to make sure their voices are heard.

The rally was held in front of the TSU Student Center where students started forming around 11:00.

Led by Student Government Association President, Justin Lee, the students made their way to St. James Episcopal Church. Continue reading “TxSU Voter Rally”

Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis

Based on this YouTube video: Tim Kaine FIU

Senator Tim Kaine connects with his audience by tying his speech to the values of faith, family, and work. Senator Kaine knows his audience at the Florida International University Arena is well over 50 percent Hispanic-American so when he walks on stage he greets the audience, first in English and then again in Spanish. This small gesture is intended to indicate to the audience that Senator Kaine is a trustworthy politician. Senator Kaine also presents himself as a friendly and approachable man by not wearing a tie and leaving his top collar button undone. His goal is to immediately portray to the audience that he, along with Secretary Clinton, are completely opposite of Donald Trump. Knowing that Americans, especially in this case the Hispanic-American community, hold the values of faith, family, and work in high regard, Senator Kaine draws from his own experiences in order to get the audience to consider him as a relatable equal. Continue reading “Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis”

TxSU Thomas F. Freeman Honors College

The Thomas F. Freeman Honors College at Texas Southern University gives high achieving honors students the opportunity to take part in exclusive raffles for events around the Houston area.

The Honors College is an academic unit that extends an invitation to TSU’s intelligent undergraduate students in order to form a learning community based around interdisciplinarity, or in other words, combining multiple academic disciplines into one activity. Continue reading “TxSU Thomas F. Freeman Honors College”

Run Your Own Race

Run Your Own Race

dr-bowieBy:Dante’ James, Taylor Tolbert, and Tanuke Smith

Two powerful messages echoed across Sawyer Auditorium during Texas Southern University’s Founders Day as the President and keynote speaker challenged each person in attendance to take pride in the historic institution.

However, before the keynote address was delivered, TSU’s 12th President, Dr. Austin A. Lane, opened the ceremony with a challenge to himself, the administrative team, and all other individuals who support the class of 2020 to do their part to ensure everyone in the class makes it across the stage in four years.

President Lane spoke of a strategy to ensure student’s success by increasing TSU’s faculty in the Spring 2017 semester and also by working with the guidance teams to avoid enrolling students in unnecessary courses. Students will only take classes required by their degree plan. Continue reading “Run Your Own Race”