Archive For April 26, 2015

Grad Students Discuss Stereotypes, Media, and Dialect

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By Amber L. Vernon, Journalism Major Graduate students kicked off the fourth day of Texas Southern University’s School of Communication’s Intercultural Communication conference with a morning discussion on the influential power of images and language. The panel focused on how the media fueled negative portrayals of African-Americans and how dialect affects choices in the dating world. Graduate…

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John Tucker: They Call Him Dr. Teeth

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  By Amber L. Vernon A wide grin spread across his face as John Tucker reminisced about how he came to be the award-winning video director he is today. The key was creating a brand. Because of his cheerful nature, he became known for his signature smile. He is known as “Dr. Teeth”. “They used…

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