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Debunking a college misconception

A myth has been circulating around college campuses that states if your college or university is burned down, all current students graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vincent Miller, president of Student Affairs said this myth is simply not true. “The college experience is most certainly tied to the physical structure of the building, but as we know, changing education, ...

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Review: iPhone X & iPhone 8 worth the price

On Sept. 12, Apple debuted their two new iPhones, the iPhone 8/8+ and iPhone X. The iPhone 8 is an adaptation to the numerical iPhone series (5, 5s, 6, 6s, 7, etc.). The iPhone X is Apple’s top of the line model, separate from the numerical series. The iPhone 8/8+ comes in three colors, silver, gold and space gray. There ...

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People Poll: Do you prefer an early or late class?

A lot of students have different opinions whether morning classes or late classes are better. A poll was taken of a few students to see what they prefer, early classes or late classes?   “I prefer late classes because I don’t like getting up early.” Jake Bartee, Sophomore, Nursing Major “I prefer early classes because football practice. We have meeting, ...

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Review: Madden 18 best football game yet?

The latest installment for sports gaming has touched down in stores and later, consoles everywhere. As of August 25th, EA Sports released Madden NFL 18. This new game is comprised of many groundbreaking features, with the most notable being it’s new Frostbite engine.   The engine intensifies the visuals and gives the user the feel of on-field play. From new voice audibles to impactful bone-crushing effects, EA Sports has shown the gaming community ...

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DIY projects for your dorm

Dorms take the warmth and happiness with you from home. Wherever a child goes off to college, parents and loved ones alike send a special feeling along with them. A big part into the college process happens to be dorm shopping. Doing  it on a budget is even better. Do It Yourself projects add pretty, personalized touches to your dorm ...

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Structuring your academic career for the job world

After graduating college, some may find themselves to be in the job-hunting rut. You have a degree, but have difficulty finding the place that is best suited for it. Regardless, students should be prepared for the job world, even if they do not find one right away. College years are the hallmark for finding yourself—to figure out what you’re passionate ...

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Student success series motivates students

On Tuesday October, 19 Valdosta State University’s African American Male Initiative presented The Student Success Series by Kalan Norris. He is a self proclaimed Millennial Motivator and VSU Alum. This debut of the series highlighted many key points to manifest your dreams. Valuing your vision, improving your skill set, being involved on campus, and staying motivated were some topics discussed. ...

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How to balance school, work and life

Balancing school and a social life are already difficult tasks and throwing a job into the mix makes it almost impossible. If you’re currently stuck with this unfortunate task and you have no idea how to handle it, here are a few helpful tips on keeping everything balanced. You have to prioritize, know what’s most important to you and try ...

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How to survive a power outage

Your lights are out, the Wi-Fi is out and the silence is overwhelming, but you’re starving. What do you do? Or what should you have done? Hurricane Irma barreled by last week and showed the Southeastern region of the United States what the essentials are in a natural disaster. The local Walmart, Dollar General, Target and Dollar Trees were covered ...

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Review: ‘I and You’ an emotional ride

VSU performed the play I and You by Lauren Gunderson on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The play starred Daniel Lennox, Jr. and Mahogany Wesley as the main characters Anthony and Caroline. These two teens are brought together by an American Literature assignment and form an unlikely bond with one another. The show is carried by setting, performance, costume, music ...

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