Letter to the Editor

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

By: Roger Farinha I see how intellectual ideas not only shape our modern global history, but how America has inherited the most advanced and liberal ideas emerging from the history of modern philosophical thought, and how our nation is now on the verge of putting one final crown of reason on the highest liberal ideals
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Athletes need pay not punishment

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By
Gurley carries Georgia to a 35-32 win over Tennessee

By Kristin Whitman Money, money, money. It’s all about money in the game of life, but what about collegiate sports? Are universities doing what is right or being hypocritical by not allowing student athletes to make an outside profit from their talents? Two athletes related to this topic are Todd Gurley, University of Georgia’s running
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Allow patients death with dignity

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By
New Hepatitis C wonder drug is costly

By: Elan Waite We like to take life by the horns. We have slogans and witty T-shirts that praise the idea of human agency, but that notion seems to change when it comes to death. In a recent opinion article on cnn.com, Brittany Maynard told her personal story about her painful journey with cancer and
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Dedicated students deserve a free education

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

By LaMarcus Wilkerson The abolishment of tuition is an American dream that will never come true – unless you move to Germany. Recently, Germany eliminated tuition payments for German students and international students. German universities are a nice alternative for American students who struggle to pay for college and don’t want to be saturated in
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Publicize all cancers and diseases

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
U.S. predicted cancer cases, deaths

By: Tatyana Phelps During the month of October, all anyone sees is pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Why is it that we never see tons of dark blue for colon cancer, light blue for prostate cancer, yellow for bone cancer or purple for pancreatic cancer? People do not need to acknowledge breast
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VSU students deserve transparency from university

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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Knowledge is power. In the case of the students at VSU, being informed of things that go on at our campus will give us more knowledge and power to make better, safer and more informed decisions. A little thing we like to call transparency requires the administration to be completely open with students. Unfortunately, this
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Use social media professionally

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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By: Jordan Hill Delete your club-going, bikini-wearing, trashy Halloween costume-wearing pictures on your social media profiles. It’s time to get serious. It’s common sense that soon-to-be college graduates should have professional social media profiles. Sources and numbers prove that it’s important for professionals to be involved in LinkedIn. LinkedIn’s manager of corporate communications, Crystal Braswell,
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Amendment 67 is a stab at women’s rights

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

By: Elan Waite After driving down Interstate-75 for any given amount of time, you’re bound to see a few staple billboards. The group of vandalizing cows painting “eat more chicken,” the hot and ready boiled peanuts at the next exit, and every so often, the one that reads that a fetus has a heartbeat 18
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Be proud of your labels

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

By: Elan Waite Today’s society is obsessed with labels. We either crave them or despise them. We invest in them and rebuke them. Be it the materialistic labels we work for or the social labels we cannot avoid, labels are evident and prominent. When Raven-Symone, a popular child star from “The Cosby Show” and “That’s
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American history cannot be changed

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

By: Kenzie Kesselring A suburban Denver school board recently proposed a change to the AP U.S. history curriculum that is causing a lot of controversy between teachers, students and school board members. The new curriculum would “promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benefits of the free enterprise system, respect for authority, and respect for individual rights
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