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Trump’s stance offensive to Muslim Americans

Written by Tresia Bowles’, Staff Writer When Yahoo asked Donald Trump if he might require registering Muslims in a database or giving them a form of special identification that noted their religion he responded, “Some people are going to be upset about it, but I think that now everybody is feeling that security is going to rule.” Certain things will ...

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Starbucks free to do without the ‘Merry Christmas’ on cups

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Asst Opinions Editor Every year the holiday season hits with an array of seasonal promotions from various companies. Annually, Starbucks has released a festive version of their cup to celebrate the upcoming holidays and winter. This year’s cup was a simple red ombre design. As in past years, there have been praises over the temporary looks. However, ...

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Seniors showcase their talent in Fall Exhibition

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer As seniors are about to graduate, we should take a moment to reflect on the works they have produced throughout their school career. Valdosta State wants to honor graduating art major students by presenting the works of 15 graduating Art students in the exhibition Things Made By People. The student artists are Carolyn Brady, ...

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Bad B*tch or Mad B*tch?

Written by Tresia Bowles, Staff Writer Amazingly, the word “bitch” is still derogatory to women even in the year 2015. Feminists and careless and prideful women have tried many times over to reclaim the word and make it our own, and yet, there are still many women who see the B-word as a fighting word regardless of who says it. ...

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VSU’s historic season comes to a close

Written by Gabe Burns, Asst. Sports Editor A season that will forever be entrenched in the school record books came to a close on Saturday, as the Valdosta State Blazers (9-3) were eliminated by the West Georgia Wolves, 27-20, in the second round of the playoffs. VSU was unable to overcome UWG’s 292 rushing yards and six sacks while falling victim ...

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Highly-aclaimed ‘Steve Jobs’ film fails to draw audience

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Despite great reviews from the likes of the New York Times, Rotten Apple and a few other sites for the critics, “Steve Jobs” has failed at the box office, mirroring the company’s humble beginnings. Directors Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s movie has been pulled from 2,072 screens nationwide, including Valdosta Stadium Cinemas 16. After ...

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New Multicultural Sorority finds a home at VSU

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer Women at Valdosta State University have greater opportunities to join Greek Life with a new, multicultural sorority, Sigma Lambda Gamma. SLG National Sorority, Incorporated is historically a Latina based sorority with multicultural memberships. The new diverse sorority was originated April 9, 1990, at the University of Iowa by five founding mothers on the principles ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 12/3/15

Today’s Birthday (12/03/15). Pursue personal dreams this year. New domestic doors open (3/8) before group changes require attention (3/23). Professional exploration winds down after August, leading into a new team phase. Professional opportunities (9/1) require home resolution (9/16). Love is your lodestar. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Sagittarius ...

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Education on sexual assaults on college campuses and the solutions to stop the cycle

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor It’s no secret that sexual assault is a huge issue across the country, but what schools are doing to stop it can be a little less obvious. Some colleges send out anonymous surveys to their students asking questions about their experiences with sexual assault; others make female, and sometimes male, students attend seminar after ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 12/1/15

Today’s Birthday (12/01/15). Your education and travels expand into next year, shifting toward group participation after August. Saturn in your sign favors self-discipline. What will you create? March eclipses bring new beginnings at home and with friends. September eclipses spark professional breakthroughs and another domestic shift. Nurture love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest ...

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