Christmas being commercialized

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: Tierra Francois Every time you turn on your television now you see commercials about Christmas, even when it is still November. After Halloween passes, stores change their merchandise to Christmas and Thanksgiving attire and advertise upcoming sales. People are looking forward to the sales instead of spending time with family and friends. According
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New Georgia law will help aid drug abusers

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: Lamarcus Wilkerson Not long ago, Governor Nathan Deal signed a medical amnesty bill into law that prevents the persecution of anyone who seeks aid for an overdose victim, even if he or she was using.   Supporters of the new law say that it will save numerous lives.   Friends of an overdose
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Father Daughter Dance in Prison

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

The thought of a father-daughter dance is adorable. The dads wear nice suits and ties, and the daughters wear their nicest Sunday dresses. However, this wasn’t just the typical father-daughter dance that children had in elementary school. In this case, the dads traded out their everyday inmate jumpsuits for finer suits. A prison in Miami
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Systematic shortcomings to blame for Michael Brown case, not race

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written by: John Preer  The fragile faith minorities have in the justice system has been left out cold in the streets like Michael Brown’s uncovered, lifeless body. The nation is in a state of disarray and a lot of people seem to be confused, misinformed or just oblivious to the situation America has found itself
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Calm down about Ebola

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written: Alex Tostado Number of times Kim Kardashian has been married: three. Number of people who have died on American soil from Ebola: two. At this rate, you have a better chance of marrying Kim Kardashian than getting Ebola. Before Thanksgiving break, students received a bombardment of emails from the Office of the President about
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Students deserve academic forgiveness

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Please forgive us. For many students, college is a big adjustment that comes with even bigger mistakes. Unfortunately, some of those mistakes include getting bad grades that will haunt us for the rest of our collegiate careers. The Academic Forgiveness Policy that SGA passed will allow student records to reflect only the highest grade that
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Mother throws son over bridge

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

Written By: Tatyana Phelps When a woman decides to become a mother, she makes an oath to care for and look after her child, regardless of any sickness, defect or deformity. Apparently for Jillian McCabe, having a child with autism was just too much for her to handle, and her son suffered due to her
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Students need to rack weight

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Despite the fact that college is more demanding and stressful than high school, the academic scheduling committee disagreed with the return of Fall Break. However, according to VSU’s academic calendar for the year 2015-2016, students can take a brief break from school. The Office of the President had the final decision
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Editoral: Remerton bars: Remove discriminatory signs

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

The detailed dress code at some Remerton bars might make you think you’re attending a five-course dinner with President Obama rather than just enjoying a casual drink with friends. While some of the requirements are understandable (no revealing clothing or weapons), others verge on ridiculous and laughable (no slippers, tank tops, or jean shorts). The
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Academic Forgiveness

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Written By: Tierra Francois Con:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Going through college and rightfully earning your degree is the best way to feel confident in life. Having something given to you is not always what is best. It’s better to work hard for something and cherish it rather than getting it easily and not caring too much about
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