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Valentine’s Day at VSU brings plenty of events for everyone

Love is in the air and cupid has struck again. This week there have been many more couples on campus than any other period in the semester before. The last few days leading up to Valentine’s Day, there were few places on campus that were not infested with couples and signs of this day approaching. They have taken over the ...

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VSU needs full finals week

If students were given a full week there would be less anxiety, more time to focus and ultimately better academic performance, as there would be less chance that they would have three finals packed in one day as many students have experienced this at least once.

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PeoplePoll: How do you feel about Valentine’s Day?

“It sucks when you don’t have anybody to spend it with.” Tyler Goodman freshman business major “I think it’s a nice holiday to spend with the people you love.” Kassie Harper sophomore marketing major “I like Valentine’s Day. I think it’s a day you’re supposed to show your affection to loved ones.” Biancco Gardner freshman computer engineering major “I think ...

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VSU celebrates Black History Month with true commitment

VSU kicked off Black History week the right way with activities such as a Unity Cookout, Catwalk Fashion Show, and a Meet in Greet, all with the common purpose of celebrating the past and embracing the future of Black History. Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926. It was first referred to as “Negro History week” and later Black ...

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Cut the Net, cut our freedom

On Jan. 19, Megaupload was shut down by the federal government; just a day after many major sites across the Internet protested the anti-piracy acts by blacking out their content. Megaupload was a major file sharing site that accounted for 2-3% of the entire Internet’s bandwidth. The government’s decision is an attempt to cut down on the piracy of copyrighted ...

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Tying the knot, gay or not

In light of Tuesday’s landmark decision by the California Supreme Court, I am reminded of a comment by a female friend who once had this to say on gay marriage: “Why should straights be the only ones to suffer?” Apparently California gays will be allowed to suffer matrimony first hand, now that the state’s appeals court decision to declare the ...

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Girls Scouts face boycott over welcoming a transgender girl

A 14- year- old Ventura County resident declared a boycott on Girl Scout cookies after hearing the Girls Scouts of Colorado was considering allowing a transgendered child to join. According to New York Daily News, The teenager uploaded the YouTube video in protest of 7-year-old Booby Montania joining the organization. The video argued that Girl Scouts was an all-girl experience ...

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PeoplePoll: How do you celebrate Black History Month?

“In the past my private school would do different commemorative events to MLK, Malcolm X, Maya Angelou.” Sebastiana Laremat freshman mass media/bursiness major “Looking up black inventors and reflecting and realizing how fortunate we are that our lives are easier because of these inventions.” Gregory Smith freshman office administration and technology major “I celebrate Black History Month by talking to ...

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Separating church and state

The religious leanings of our politicians are almost as prevalent as their stand on the issues – which are often impacted by their religious beliefs.

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