Megan Thee Graduate

By Terrance Turner Dec. 11, 2021 Megan Thee Stallion is now a college graduate. The Houston-based rapper, 26, graduated from THE Texas Southern University this afternoon. She received her bachelor's degree in health administration from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The degree was bestowed upon her at roughly noon today: https://twitter.com/TexasSouthern/status/1469776536488353793?t=5Kb2AR5GhyfM2C6b4vX2zA&s=19 The degree … Continue reading Megan Thee Graduate

In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

Photo from Instagram. Drafted March 2020 (updated March 26, 2022) By Terrance Turner He's one of the biggest social media influencers in Houston. He generates thousands of views among more than 76,000 followers on Instagram. He hosts large-scale events at packed clubs. He lives in a luxury penthouse in Midtown Houston. But who is "Country … Continue reading In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name

Photo from Fox26Houston. By Terrance Turner Last night, a candlelight vigil was held for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School. Floyd graduated from Jack Yates in 1993; the vigil was held on the football field where he once played. Barely a stone's throw away are the Cuney Homes, a public housing project in which … Continue reading At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name

Texas Southern Cancels In-Person Classes, Commencement Due to Coronavirus

By Terrance Turner This afternoon, I received an email from Interim TSU President Kenneth Huewitt. The email reads, in part: "Although there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus, this fact does not stop us from taking action now. Texas Southern University is announcing the following decisions: • In an effort to minimize … Continue reading Texas Southern Cancels In-Person Classes, Commencement Due to Coronavirus

Meeting Michael Vick (Kind Of)

By Terrance Turner Promotional poster for the Empowerment Tour. Courtesy of Vick's Facebook page. Earlier today, former NFL quarterback and Fox Sports analyst Michael Vick came to THE Texas Southern University as part of his Empowerment Tour. The speaking tour has brought Vick to several notable HBCUs, including Alcorn State and Florida A&M University. This … Continue reading Meeting Michael Vick (Kind Of)

Uproar Ensues After TSU Board of Regents Fires President Lane

Former president Dr. Austin A. Lane poses with students and the TSU mascot. (Photo courtesy of TSU.edu). By Terrance Turner On Feb. 4, the Texas Southern University Board of Regents voted to terminate President Dr. Austin Lane. The Board voted 6-1 in favor of termination after a contentious five-hour meeting that stretched until midnight. Lane … Continue reading Uproar Ensues After TSU Board of Regents Fires President Lane