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2012-10-4

First presidential debate: Romney victorious

Mitt Romney needed a strong performance, and his showing during Wednesday night’s debate with President Obama was exactly that: strong. Those that watched the debate tended to agree, too. 67% of those polled in a CNN poll right after believed that Romney was the victor over Obama, and with good reason. The Governor set the tone very early, detailing his ...

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New Homepage goes live

VSU’s Web Content Manager John Bennett and Computer Support Specialist Kathy Sundin are excited about the launch of the new website and community feedback. There were two sessions held Tuesday night to preview the new VSU website. “If you’ve never been to VSU, you would never know our campus was so beautiful,” Bennett said. “That means we weren’t doing a ...

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Barnes & Nobles debuts new Nook

Let’s get back to the tech world. These last couple of weeks have been missing some tech stories, so let me catch you up to speed on what has happened. Apple had record pre-orders and sales for the iPhone 5.  Within 72 hours they had two million pre-orders– double that of the iPhone 4S. Barnes & Noble announced the Nook ...

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Black Student League promotes campus unity

There is nothing better than pink lemonade, sweet treats and washing cars with friends on a hot Saturday afternoon. All of this could be found at the Rent-A-Wheel on Ashley St. this past Saturday where the Black Student League (BSL) conducted a car wash and bake sale to raise money for upcoming events. BSL is a community service based organization ...

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BET awards turns into fighting match

Hello World–Anthony here. It’s time to catch up on the latest celebrity news and gossip and that us all talking this past week. Award show season is still in full effect and this week was no different with BET holding their seventh annual Hip Hop Awards. The ceremony was supposed to honor some of the greatest artists in rap and ...

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Student eliminates book buyback hassle

You buy a textbook for $120 and when selling it back, the bookstore offers you $30. It’s happened to all of us and now there’s a way to avoid it all. Next semester, students can avoid the disappointment and buy-back hassle completely by using Jebbles.com. Owner and creator, Jebidiah Light, a senior International Business major at VSU changed the way ...

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Faculty, guest prepare for contemporary music recital

The Faculty/Guest Recital will take place on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at VSU’s Whitehead Auditorium on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building. The recital will showcase the classical stylings of several faculty members including faculty flutist Dr. Elizabeth Goode and faculty pianist Dr. Joshua Pifer. Both Dr. Goode and Dr. Pifer are classically trained musicians that have been ...

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NAACP hosts a voter registration drive today

Are you registered to vote? Today VSU’s NAACP is hosting a voter registration drive for students, faculty and staff. NAACP hopes to reach out to the community and encourage people to register to vote in this election. Chris Hawkins, the political action chair of the NAACP and coordinator of the drive, said NAACP is inspired by the national scale of ...

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GSA talks National Coming Out Day

October is Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month or LGBT Pride Month, and VSU Gay Straight Alliance is gearing up to celebrate with numerous events – especially National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. GSA met Monday night to list upcoming events on the agenda. Two interns from the Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Joshua Waters and Anthony Potter, spoke ...

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News channels are biased, unbiased

There’s no secret that Fox News and MSNBC have taken strong political stances, which has led to the two networks becoming news rivals and political safe havens for key political figures. Fox News has long been considered the spokesperson for Republican ideas due to the network’s strong and carefully designed news presentation that purposely appeals to the conservative base. Not ...

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