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