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2013-11-14

Countdown to the Earth’s end

Written by: Will Lewis Florida is no longer in existence, and with it most of the Eastern Seaboard has also sank into the abyss. Great cities such as London and Venice have been reclaimed by the sea, and an area in China that is the current home of 600 million people is gone. The National Geographic Society released a map ...

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Providing contraceptives: Students deserve defense against STDs

Written by: Isaiah Smart  With VSU being deep in the Bible Belt, beliefs on subjects such as sex and gender roles are a little different than other places. One topic that often leads to an intense conversation involves condoms on campus. Many would believe that having condoms on campus promotes premarital sex. On the opposite side, many will argue that ...

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Letter to the editor: Graduation changes fire up student body

Recently, there have been changes regarding the upcoming Commencement ceremonies. These changes have belittled and degraded all students who attend VSU preparing for their upcoming graduation. Many graduate students feel the changes are unsupportive and do not show recognition for the amount of dedication and perseverance put into for the requirements of graduate level classes. Graduate students are held to ...

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Fighting for your right to live

Written by: Von Kennedy  Imagine getting in trouble with the law as a juvenile. How scared would you be to go to trial? George Stinney was not only accused of the murder of two white girls in 1944, but his trial lasted less than two hours, and the jury sentenced him to death in less than 10 minutes. Stinney, only ...

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Immersed in culture: Study abroad creates opportunity

Written by: Taylor Stone  For many students, studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel outside of the “norm” and to experience a complete cultural immersion. College universities provide a wide variety of academic programs in foreign countries for one key reason: to help you get a job. Sure, you may want to study abroad because you have always wanted ...

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