Study Abroad Is Best Decision For Students

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By Lia Armistead Beautiful scenery, inspiring history, exotic culture, and amazing people; study abroad is the best way to experience something new and different in a student’s college career. Whether it’s a summer, a semester or longer, each is unique, yet amazing in the same sense. “It gives students the opportunity to do something
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Stereotypes Affect Everyone

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By Jordan Barela Racism is still alive in 2014. Take a second and let that sentence sink in. The sugarcoated, happy ending belief is that racism was abolished in the 1960s after the Civil Rights Movement achieved what it set out to achieve. Sadly, it is just a belief. As a child of an
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A Letter To Freshmen

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By Mayah Cantave Ring, Ring, Ring! The fire alarm is going off. You now have to run outside and stand outside your dorm at 6 a.m. in your pajamas when it’s 30 degrees outside. You were not ready for this at all. Expect the unexpected. Everything you think can go wrong will most likely
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Brown Killing Not Justified

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

By Kenzie Kesselring On Saturday, August 9th, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson around noon. Johnson told CNN that he and Brown were walking in the street when Officer Wilson allegedly told the men to get out of the street using some harsh language. The men said
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Don’t Bring Internet Addiction Bootcamp To U.S.

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By Taymara Tait Imagine being locked away in a secluded camp where your internet surfing rights are taken away. You’re stripped from your days of watching brand new videos like that new Nicki Minaj “Anaconda” video you just can’t miss or searching for those new Michael Kors bags your friend told you about. Imagine
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Obama’s Five for One Trade

Jun 14th, 2014 | By

Written By: Jordan Hill  As proud Americans, we understand the importance of bringing our troops home safely, but is a five for one trade the right way to go? President Obama released 5 men that were previously engaged in the Taliban from Guantanamo Bay in able to release one American soldier held as a prisoner
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Pipeline a risk to Valdosta

May 1st, 2014 | By

“My first thought was it’s a nuclear bomb, we’re dead,” Kim Krajniak said in a 1994 New York Times article. “No words could ever tell you how frightening it was. My sliding glass door was like an oven. People were running out in their underwear. It was bedlam. People running and falling, kids naked. I
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Decorated graduation caps express individuality

May 1st, 2014 | By
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By: Jessica Ingram As graduation approaches, the craft stores in the area will begin to get a rush of college students getting prepared to participate in the tradition of decorating their graduation caps. Some schools have initiated a ban on the popular college tradition. So the question is, should graduates be allowed to decorate their
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Baby boomers, catch up with the millennials

May 1st, 2014 | By
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By: Jordan Hill People born between 1980 and 1995, the millennials, are thought of as selfish, lazy, spoiled and narcissistic. That’s what some employers have to say about us. They think our parents do everything for us. They think we don’t work hard. They think we shouldn’t be told we’re special. Past generations don’t agree
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Semester comes to end Summer arrives as stress reliever

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: Jessica Cooke It’s finally here, the moment every VSU student has been waiting on—the end of the semester. This part of the year is best described as bittersweet; for there is the week of finals approaching, students graduating, going home for the summer, and transferring for the next school year. Although the end of
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