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Apple releases it’s largest iPad yet

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Apple released the new iPad Pro on Nov. 11. According to theverge.com, the tablet was made available in over 40 countries including the US, UK, Japan, and China. Apple claims that this is their most powerful tablet to date. Upon its unveiling, an Apple representative said that this tablet is “a magical piece of glass ...

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Highly-aclaimed ‘Steve Jobs’ film fails to draw audience

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Despite great reviews from the likes of the New York Times, Rotten Apple and a few other sites for the critics, “Steve Jobs” has failed at the box office, mirroring the company’s humble beginnings. Directors Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s movie has been pulled from 2,072 screens nationwide, including Valdosta Stadium Cinemas 16. After ...

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What to look forward to: Movies still to come in 2015

Written by Stuart Price, Staff Writer This year has brought many entertaining flicks, but there’s still some time left for studios to squeeze in a few more. Here’s a short list of some the movies that are set to make big screen appearances soon. Legend Tom Hardy plays twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious English ...

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‘Fallout 4’ Review

Written by Stella Henderson, Photo Editor and Jefferson LeBlanc, Multimedia Editor War never changes, but the “Fallout” series has seen a lot of changes over the past decade. When “Fallout” was first created by Black Isle Studio, later known as Obsidian, it was a tactical turned based RPG blended with many elements from the popular Sierra point-and-click  games of the ...

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New app allows people to rate others habits

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer The idea of rating people has caused a buzz in the media recently, with the establishment of the Peeple app. Peeple will allow people to “rate and comment about the people you interact with in your daily lives,” according to Julia Cordray, CEO of Peeple. Corday is accompanied by co-founder Nicole McCullough. “People do ...

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Sit and Stand: A new way to help crutch users

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Staff Writer Many people who have used crutches have had a number of complaints and problems. Traditional crutches can leave irritated red patches of skin on your underarms, they can be quite tiring to use, and they make it difficult to do anything with your hands.  Luckily for those injured, life will become much easier and ...

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New smart kegel pairs with phones to help women exercise ‘lady parts

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, College Life Editor There’s now a smart kegel women can use that pairs with their phones known as kGoal. The interactive training system exercises the pelvic floor in women. kGoal was designed to be used by various body types and anatomies. During testing, kGoal was found to be comfortable for use in 95 percent of the women ...

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Teens’ condom detects STD

Written by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer Three British teens have proposed an idea for a new type of condom that could detect sexually transmitted diseases.  The proposal won the trio a prize in the U.K. The teens, 13-year-old Muaz Nawaz, and 14-year-old Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah, said that the idea came to them after discovering how big of a problem ...

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Weekly Weird: Gene altering allows two men to concieve

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Who says only a man and a woman can conceive a baby anymore? According to a paper published in Cell, a research paper publisher, two men could possibly be able to have a baby together in the near future. No, men will not be able to physically carry a baby for nine months (a few women ...

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The Visit Review: The most comedic terror of the year

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Night Shyamalan, the same director who brought us “The Sixth Sense” brings us yet another psychological thriller with “The Visit”. It may not be the scariest movie of 2015, but it can’t be denied that it is definitely a good, entertaining movie that will have your cheeks hurting from laughing. You’ll constantly have to ...

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