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Houston Has Plenty for Your Child to Do This Summer

Houston Has Plenty for Your Child to Do This Summer

By Latoya White As Houston students say farewell to another school year, many parents are seeking ways to keep their children active during the summer break. With a variety of options to choose from, the Houston area is making it easier for parents to provide a fun and safe summer for their child. From summer day camps to swimming lessons, the local YMCA has a long list of activities to keep the m... »

MSNBC Brings #GrowingHope College Tour to TSU During Communication Week

MSNBC Brings #GrowingHope College Tour to TSU During Communication Week

By Serbino Sandifer-Walker MSNBC brought its #GrowingHope college tour to Texas Southern University on April 25. The tour was created to generate a national discussion on issues that matter to people in their communities. TSU journalism major Alisha Sullivan said the tour was a very innovative way to start a national dialogue. “I think the tour shines a light on millenials and their visions for th... »

You Have the Right to Post on Social Media

You Have the Right to Post on Social Media

By Cierra Duncan As an increasing number of Americans use social media, questions on the legality of workplace policies limiting certain behaviors online have begun to arise. As the use of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook increase, employers have implemented rules limiting what employees can say online about their workplace and employers. Some companies have implemented policies that r... »

Video:  TSU Hosts Innovative Conference on Social Media

Video: TSU Hosts Innovative Conference on Social Media

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The Social Media Correspondent: Kenneth Ware, Jr.

The Social Media Correspondent: Kenneth Ware, Jr.

As a current graduate student, TSU Herald Life and Style editor and chief social media correspondent, Kenneth Ware is setting the standard for college-leveled multi-platform journalism. In addition to working alongside journalism professor and seasoned multi-platform journalist Serbino Sandifer-Walker and her blog socialmediacorrespondents.net, Ware has also completed internships with The New York... »

Dowling Street is Poised for an Economic Come Back

Dowling Street is Poised for an Economic Come Back

By Cierra Duncan The rough vocals of James Brown can be heard coming out of the ballroom. Children are cooling off while learning to swim at the neighborhood pool. Teenagers are laughing as they come out of the movie theatre.  Businesses are flourishing and the neighborhood is growing. At one point, this was the common occurrence on Dowling Street. Today, the music has stopped.  The neighborhood p... »

TSU Professors Discuss the Power of Social Media on Houston’s Majic 102

TSU Professors Discuss the Power of Social Media on Houston’s Majic 102

Texas Southern University professors Serbino Sandifer-Walker, Christian Ulasi and Tyrone Dixon discussed Communication Week activities  scheduled for April 15-19 on Houston’s Sunday Morning Live with J. Thomas Smith and Val Wilson. Tweet »

Social Media Serves as a Vital Tool for the Socially Savvy

Social Media Serves as a Vital Tool for the Socially Savvy

By Cierra Duncan Social Media Correspondent The advent and rising popularity of social media has caused those working in the media to adapt the way they do their jobs. Social media now serves as a vital tool for everything from promoting events to sharing a completed news story with a broad audience. Social media, whether web-based or mobile-based, encourages two-way communication. Websites such a... »

Social Media News in a Flash Features Entertainer Tami Latrell

Social Media News in a Flash Features Entertainer Tami Latrell

Tami Latrell is the national editor of Interactive One, a subsidiary of Radio one and multiplatinum song writer and recording artist. Latrell will be speaking with Texas Southern University journalism professor Serbino Sandifer-Walker Thursday, April 18 via Google Hangout. To catch the conversation tune in here. To learn more about Latrell watch the our Social Media News in a Flash with Naliah Joh... »

Some of the Most Powerful Architects of Social Media Will Speak at TSU

Some of the Most Powerful Architects of Social Media Will Speak at TSU

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Professor Serbino Sandifer-Walker (713) 313-7749 walker_sx@tsu.edu Some of the nation’s leading thinkers and practitioners of new media headline Texas Southern University’s School of Communication Week Conference scheduled for April 15-19 in the Martin Luther King Jr. Building. This year’s program is being held in conjunction with the 32nd Annual Intercu... »

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