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Know the laws before you send the picture

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Manager Most teens have their own cell phones these days. And while texting teens may cause a lot of problems for high school and middle school teachers, texting also leads to another big problem for teens—sexting. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2013, 78 percent of teens, ages 12-17, ...

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Editorial: We are proud to be at VSU (finally)

Congratulations VSU, you’re finally swimming in the deep end. Kudos to VSU for securing a performance from 2 Chainz on April 15. For years it has felt as though our school was a step behind the UGAs and Georgia Techs of the world, but perhaps that is changing. This semester will have brought a hip-hop superstar and a presidential frontrunner ...

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Pregnant student shamed and suing

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Recently, a former graduate student at Wayne state University filed an $850,000 law suit against the university because she was the victim of gross discrimination while on a social work internship. According to USA Today, the student, Tina Varlesi, had entered the graduate program at Wayne State for the fall 2006 semester and in ...

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Editorial: Don’t discriminate, educate

On Tuesday, March 22, there was a terrorist attack by two suicide bombers in Brussels, Belgium. According to the New York Times, the attack consisted of two bombings. One was at the Brussels Airport, which killed 10 people and one at the Maelbeek subway station, which killed about 20 people. Approximately 230 others were injured. After the attacks, ISIS issued ...

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Are self-driving cars necessary?

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Imagine a world where your car drives for you. No more rushing to work, no more having trouble eating and driving at the same time, no more worrying about who’s going to be D.D. for the night. Now imagine this very same world; but not only do cars drive by themselves, they also suggest ...

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Letter to the editor: A huge mistake

In the aftermath of what happened last week at the Trump rally, it is clear that there are many opinions of what happened. While I only speak for myself, I would like to say that it obviously was a huge mistake to have allowed someone with such politics to be allowed to use a facility on our campus. At the ...

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Campus Carry: Pro/Con

PRO: Bring them on Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Much speculation has gone on concerning the bill on whether concealed weapons should be carried on a college campus. As citizens of the United States, we have the right to bear arms. States that implemented “shall-issue” concealed carry laws reduced murders by 8.5 percent, rapes by 5 percent, aggravated assaults ...

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IVF allows Teigen to choose the sex of her unborn baby

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer In recent celebrity news, people have started talking and forming strong opinions on the famous singer John Legend and his wife, and model Chrissy Teigen, after deciding to use in vitro fertilization to choose the sex of their baby. A few weeks ago, the couple announced that they would be having a baby girl, ...

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Kim Kardashian goes nude on the internet…again

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor The Internet went into a frenzy over the weekend when Kim Kardashian West posted a full body nude picture of herself with black blocks covering her private areas. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Kim’s naked body, and that’s not even a reference to her sex tape. Over the past couple years we’ve ...

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