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2014-10-22

Letter to the Editor

By: Roger Farinha I see how intellectual ideas not only shape our modern global history, but how America has inherited the most advanced and liberal ideas emerging from the history of modern philosophical thought, and how our nation is now on the verge of putting one final crown of reason on the highest liberal ideals of humankind ‒ a task ...

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Athletes need pay not punishment

By Kristin Whitman Money, money, money. It’s all about money in the game of life, but what about collegiate sports? Are universities doing what is right or being hypocritical by not allowing student athletes to make an outside profit from their talents? Two athletes related to this topic are Todd Gurley, University of Georgia’s running back, and Johnny Manziel, Texas ...

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Allow patients death with dignity

By: Elan Waite We like to take life by the horns. We have slogans and witty T-shirts that praise the idea of human agency, but that notion seems to change when it comes to death. In a recent opinion article on cnn.com, Brittany Maynard told her personal story about her painful journey with cancer and her desperate plea to end ...

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Volleyball rides undefeated home streak into weekend for GSC weekend

This story was written by Neil Frawley. The Valdosta State volleyball team has just four more home games left to complete the season with an undefeated home record. After going 1-3 in the South Region Crossover— a tournament VSU played in Lakeland, Florida—the Blazers bounced back to defeat No. 22 West Florida 3-1 Tuesday night. With the win against UWF, ...

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VSU soccer clinches GSC playoff berth

This story was written by Kristin Whitman. Blazers soccer heated up Tuesday night against University of West Georgia with a 3-0 win. The Blazers improved to 7-1-1 in the Gulf South Conference and knocked the Wolves to a 2-6-0 record. VSU currently holds the second best record in the conference. The Blazers scored all three of their goals right off ...

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Dedicated students deserve a free education

By LaMarcus Wilkerson The abolishment of tuition is an American dream that will never come true – unless you move to Germany. Recently, Germany eliminated tuition payments for German students and international students. German universities are a nice alternative for American students who struggle to pay for college and don’t want to be saturated in debt. However, nothing in life ...

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