Monday, September 17, 2007

Popcorn N Lemonade Film Festival

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The film festival is an extension of the film series that we presently host in the Honors College on campus entitled: pOpCoRn N LeMonAde.Films presented by Songhai News. The newspaper is distributed monthly on campus and the film screenings are every 3rd Thursday.We are in need of monetary, media relations, and in-kind sponsors.

Should you be interested in supporting Songhai News with a sponsorship or media support we would like for you to send your logo to our email address as soon as possible at . The new flyers for the event will go out on the 1st of October.

In addition, a brief description of your organization in a word.doc would be appreciated to go on our news website which you can view the current issue in rotation at:

I look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions feel free to contact me on my cell phone directly: 832-483-7907. FYI: Read the latest news about Songhai receiving a grant from Campus

kYmberly Keeton
Founding Editor N Chief/Publisher
Songhai News: The Black Collegiate Voice @ the University of Houston (main campus)
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September 12, 2007


HOUSTON—Campus Progress, the youth organizing arm of the Center for American Progress, today announced Songhai News: The Black Collegiate Voice, a publication based at the University of Houston, as the most recent addition to the Campus Progress Student Publications Network. As a member of the network, Songhai News will receive journalism training from notable experts, as well as funding to increase the print quality and visual appeal of the publication.

Songhai News was founded with the hope of becoming the voice for minority students on campus, who have been underrepresented by other forms of campus media. "We fill the void left by the University-funded newspaper, the Daily Cougar" said Editor-in-Chief Kymberly Keeton. The latest issue of Songhai News is being distributed on campus now.

Currently, Campus Progress supports a growing and diverse network of 43 student progressive publications on 38 college campuses in 23 states and the District of Columbia with a combined circulation per issue above 85,000. Campus Progress, launched in February 2005 at the Center for American Progress, is a comprehensive effort to help young people make their voices heard on issues that matter.

Campus Progress runs a daily web magazine,; supports student publications on close to 50 campuses; supports local and national student issue campaigns; and has held over 350 event and film screenings.