Terrance Turner


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I am Terrance Turner, a Houston native and graduate student studying journalism at Texas Southern University. I previously served as the News Writer for the TSU Herald. Prior to that, I was Managing Print Editor at Dateline Downtown, the student newspaper for the University of Houston-Downtown. I am a writer whose work focuses largely on sociopolitical news, although I also have written about sports, music, and occasionally film.

TSU Herald
NOSH Culinary Showcase

A recap of the NOSH Culinary Showcase at George R. Brown Convention Center on April 24, 2019.

Remembering Late Singer James Ingram

By Terrance Turner During the "In Memoriam" section of the Grammy Awards, the first face pictured was of R&B singer James Ingram, who died on Jan. 29. Ingram, who was 66, had a long history of Grammy recognition. Over the course of his five-decade career, Ingram racked up 14 nominations -- and two wins.

The TMSL Bill, Explained

By Terrance Turner On Feb. 25, State Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX) filed a bill "relating to the establishment of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law as an independent public institution of higher education." HB 2383 would've separated the Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) from TSU.

After four years in the dark, the Kappas come to light

Terrance Turner Contributing Writer Darkness blanketed the Sawyer Auditorium on Nov. 20. A standing-room-only crowd had gathered for the probate - an official presentation of newly initiated fraternity members. At around 7:20 pm, nearly everyone in the audience rose. The darkened room was illuminated by a slew of phone flashlights as spectators began to record....

Dateline Downtown
A Tale of Two Daniels

Brothers Owen and Hayden Daniels both had career highlights in 2016

OutSmart Magazine
Before the Game Even Began, Charlotte Lost It

On August 1, a federal judge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, said that he needed more time to decide whether to block North Carolina's discriminatory HB2 bill until a trial on November 14. The Charlotte Observer reports that U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder-appointed by former President George W.

OutSmart Magazine
Commentary: Athletes in a Bubble?

In the past year, professional athletes have been increasingly emboldened to speak out on social issues. In July, Carmelo Anthony appeared with fellow NBA athletes Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James at the 2016 ESPYs, where they decried issues like racial profiling and gun violence.

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