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Proposed merger concerns students

Written by: Elan Waite When most students think about the college they want to attend, there are many things they take into consideration. They consider the cost, programs, campus and, often times, the name and the weight it carries. On Monday, students and alumni of Southern Polytechnic State University located in Marietta, Ga. rallied against a proposed merger with Kennesaw ...

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Welfare: Assistance, not dependence

Written by: Taylor Stone The concept of welfare supports equality of opportunity for everyone regardless of social status or the innate capacity of the individual to achieve equality through hard work and determination. To do this, government officials take it upon themselves to level conditions to allow for the basic standards of living to become universal. Welfare promotes a “positive ...

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Campus Rec brings Battleship to life

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Whoever thought the words “battle” and “fundraiser” could be used together? Leave it to Campus Rec to come up with a way to combine the two. Campus Rec is offering Canoe Battleship next Thursday from 7-11 p.m. at the SRC pool. The game will work just like the traditional board game but with actual water and ...

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Play to find love on stage

Written by: Cole Edwards If you think the hunt for true, romantic love is a quest today, imagine how difficult it was in the 17th century. The VSU theatre and dance department will premiere Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The play explores the nature of love and the often-bumpy road it takes to find love. The play will premiere this ...

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Gaga has bad luck, they read her ‘pokerface’

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World—Anthony here bringing you the latest celebrity gossip that had us buzzing this past week. It seems Hollywood has caught a major case of the babies. Several stars have revealed pregnancies in the last week. Gwen Stefani, Olivia Wilde, Drew Barrymore and Kerry Washington are all reportedly pregnant with babies due in the spring and ...

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Hedgehog returns with kicking vengeance

Written by: Steven Setser After 2006, many thought that Sonic was finished, but then the impossible happened: a Sonic boom. After hits like Sonic Unleashed, Sonic Colors and Sonic Generations, many wondered what Sonic would do on next generation systems. Sonic Lost World was announced exclusive to Nintendo and seems to have been heavily influenced by the company itself. Is ...

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Drag show to raise awareness

Written by: Isaiah Smart Hair will flow and hands will clap as the Gay Straight Alliance at VSU brings Drag Delight to campus next Thursday. Every year, GSA puts on Drag Delight, a drag show, to raise funds and awareness for World AIDS Day. The event grows every year and brings in not only students and staff but community members ...

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RateMyProfessor continues to dominate registration

Written by: Brian Hickey Students rely heavily on RateMyProfessor as they prepare for registration, and as long as students trust and appreciate its authenticity, it’ll be around for much longer. According to RateMyProfessor, more than 4 million college students per month are taking advantage of the site. VSU is no different. “I really like it,” Justine Proctor, sophomore international business ...

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Blazer Pantry offers opportunity to give and receive

Written by: Essah Cole As a college student, finding time for community service can sometimes be difficult. However, VSU offers students the opportunity to help students out in a quick and easy drop-off donation that is available year-round. Blazer Panty is a confidential, supplemental food source for off-campus, full-time VSU students. Since opening in 2010, Blazer Pantry has donated and ...

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Legislation keeps LGBT employed

Written by: Isaiah Smart The strength of the LGBT community has grown tremendously over the years. A minority that is easily overlooked when thinking about diversity at times, the LGBT community has worked tirelessly to gain an equal spot in society. The civil war this group has fought isn’t as bloody and violent as with African-Americans in the ‘60s but ...

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