Monthly Archives: December 2014

The “Cook Out” opens in Nashville

Cook Out is a new restaurant that has opened on West End of Nashville, TN.  Many students are excited about the opening.

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Cell Phone Related Car Crash Deaths on the Rise

The National Safety Council estimates one point six million crashes have been caused by cell phone use. Tennessee reported the highest number of fatal crashes involving cell phones, at 93.

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Tennessee Looks to Expand Pre-K Education

Tennessee is asking the federal government for 70 million dollars to help expand pre-kindergarten education.  Valerie Williams, a local resident feels that pre-k is essential to child development.

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Teen Pregnancy Becomes More Common

Parenthood is the leading reason why teen girls drop out of school. Statistics show that less that half of teen mothers ever graduate from high

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Recent College Graduates Work Underpaid Jobs

College students are found to have common jobs after graduation. Tennessee State University students share their views on planning for life after college.

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Nashville Police Officer Injured in Collision

Nashville police officer suffers injuries after a collision on Dickerson Pike and Briley parkway. The officer had his emergency lights on at the time but his destination is still unkown.

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21-Year-Old Killed in Wrong-Way Accident

Family mourns the loss of 21-year-old Nashville native who went the wrong way On Interstate-40 in Cheatam county.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced Joshua Hampton dead just after 11pm monday night.

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Student Social Network Obsession

According to CampusQuad.Com, college students spend 3.6 hours on social networks a day.  Tennessee State University Mass Communications student, Angel Owens, admits to checking her instagram page all day, everyday.

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Fugitives Arrested for the Murder of a Minister

Two suspects prepare for jurisdiction after their involvement in the fatal shooting of a minister. Memphis police have charged each with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Don Smith.

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Taco Bell Employee Accused of Burglary

Taco Bell employee, Masi Kingston, is accused of stealing over $100 in cash from its west end location. He faces multiple charges, including burglary, theft and possession of a controlled substance.

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