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Top Hollywood Sex Scandals of the past decade

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor 2005 to 2015 was quite the decade. From “leaked” sex tapes to extramarital affairs, no celeb seemed to escape without being linked to some scandal. Outside of Kim Kardashian’s tape, Cosby grossness and other obvious selection; here are some of the other top sex scandals that started a media storm this past decade. Tiger ...

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Weekly Weird: Gene altering allows two men to concieve

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Who says only a man and a woman can conceive a baby anymore? According to a paper published in Cell, a research paper publisher, two men could possibly be able to have a baby together in the near future. No, men will not be able to physically carry a baby for nine months (a few women ...

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Editorial: Wrap it or don’t tap it

Sex is great. It’ fun, intimate, workout friendly, experimental and puts you to sleep.  And it can kill you. It’s frustrating to know how powerful sex is, and yet many people don’t educate themselves. Too many don’t practice safe sex. Too many die or have to alter their lives over one encounter. Even if you take every precaution, you can ...

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Pope Francis Makes First American Visit

Written by Dillon LaRue Rountree, Staff Writer Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, arrived in the United States for his first American tour Tuesday afternoon to a rock star’s welcome. He was greeted by President Obama, Vice President Biden and their families, as well as an enthusiastic crowd. The Argentinian-born pope has held the position of supreme pontiff ...

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Comedian’s fat shaming more cruel than funny

Written by Mayah Centave, Staff Writer Recently, I watched a video by “comedian” Nicole Arbour called “Dear Fat People”, and it was pretty awful. In the video, Arbour gives her opinion about obese people. She says that she believes that obese people make themselves obese, but she also points out that if a person has a physical disease the video ...

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Successful DWE week paves way for future traditions

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Distinguished Women of Excellence had their first annual “Week of Excellence” last week. The week consisted of numerous events ranging from church and community service to a movie night and “Ladies’ Night” event. DWE is striving to set their members up for success in all aspects of life while having fun doing it. “We ...

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The Visit Review: The most comedic terror of the year

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Night Shyamalan, the same director who brought us “The Sixth Sense” brings us yet another psychological thriller with “The Visit”. It may not be the scariest movie of 2015, but it can’t be denied that it is definitely a good, entertaining movie that will have your cheeks hurting from laughing. You’ll constantly have to ...

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Davis’ arrest justifiable

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Editor As many of you already know, Kim Davis, a county clerk of Rowan County in Kentucky, was arrested for refusing to issue any marriage licenses to any couple because of the Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex couples to be married. Did she deserve to get arrested for it, though? The answer is a resounding ...

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Making a Dent in the Valdosta Community

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer A football field for some people is just a 120 yards of green grass. But for others, like VSU wide receiver Greg Dent, it’s a sanctuary— a sacred place where he can block out the entire outside world and be happy. The Florida State transfer is a new addition to the VSU football family. Dent ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 9/28/15

Today’s Birthday (09/28/15). Slow down and think things over this year. Consider history before making decisions and plans. Let go of strategies that don’t work, especially in partnerships. Communication and social networking opens profitable career doors after 3/8. Assume new leadership after 3/23. Love is your lodestar. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, ...

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