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2015-02-05

West facelift continues

 by Jyrell Wynn The West Hall renovations that began in Spring 2014 are still in full swing this semester, and the total cost of these renovations is a whopping $2.5 million. In 1985, the layout for West Hall renovations contained an air conditioning plan that was not prepared for the amount of heat from electronics. “The air conditioner was 30 ...

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Our point of view…

It is up to faculty, students to prepare graduates for work College is the time that we are supposed to choose what career we potentially want to have for the rest of our lives. Forever. No pressure. Right. According to an article on chronicle.com, a survey was conducted that dismissed all hope for students. The results from that survey said ...

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Title IX revisions broaden scope

by Kristin Whitman Title IX, the law against sexual discrimination on campus, will now apply to sexual harassment and violence, according to an email sent to VSU students on Jan. 21. Revisions to federal law brought about these changes to Title IX. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs ...

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IT stops virus sent to students

by Jordan Barela & Alex Corbitt IT always has its hands full maintaining the massive tech network on campus, but on Jan. 22, the department faced a bigger problem – a virus sent to 2,500 VSU email accounts, which eventually infected 150 computers. The virus was attached in an email with the subject “You have received a new fa.” “The ...

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Horoscopes: Daily Forecast 2/5/15

Today’s Birthday (02/05/15). Step into leadership this year. Group participation realizes dreams. Your family and friends are your greatest wealth. Celebrate romance and it sparks. Collaborate and inspire each other’s creativity, proving especially profitable after 3/20. A new view changes your options after 4/4. Carefully weed your financial garden after 10/13, for maximum harvest. Reap what you sow. To get ...

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SGA talks GPA, housing on campus

by LaShawn Oglesby On Mon. SGA’s committees and various senators were all ablaze with information pertaining to possible and upcoming events, such as an Easter egg hunt contest, changes in VSU housing on campus, and a possible proposal to raise the GPA requirement for incoming students. The student affairs committee wants to raise the GPA requirement for incoming students so ...

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New ATM in the works

by Cole Edwards Construction began on Monday for a new ATM to be located at the northwest corner of the Student Union. The ATM located at the University Center will remain open during the two-week construction of the new ATM, although the new location will not go live until mid-March. “Part of the construction for the new ATM is that ...

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Daily Strange: Virtual Traffic lights

by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin There’s nothing quite as frustrating and infuriating as being held up in traffic, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University may have found a solution. By exchanging all physical traffic lights with virtual lights that appear on your windshield, they suggest that this could reduce the commute time of urban workers by at least 40 percent. The use ...

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