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2015-03-12

Horoscopes: Daily Forecast 3/16/15

Today’s Birthday (03/16/15). Fulfill bold ambitions this year. No playing small! You can do great things with a great team. You’re especially strong after the Vernal Equinox eclipses (3/20). Plan and coordinate your collaboration over springtime before a busy summer. Navigate a financial turning point after autumn eclipses (10/13 & 10/27) with help from a partner. Together, you can make ...

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10 ways to show you love America

1. Respect the government—whether you do or do not agree with the president, respect him and respect those working for our country. 2. Work—it is up to each person to work and provide financial stability for him/herself and the country. 3. Care—helping others succeed will help our country succeed. 4. Accept—the U.S. is a crockpot, not a separated serving tray. ...

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Beloved mass media teacher dies

by Jyrell Wynn Dr. Laurence Etling, an associate professor of Mass Media at VSU since 1999, died this week. Dr. Etling taught a number of classes in the College of the Arts, including radio and television announcing and audio production. Late Wednesday night, many of Dr.Etling’s students expressed sadness as they remembered him fondly. “Dr. Etling was a humble, kind ...

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Daily Strange: A Child with two fathers

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer In the circumstance where two males desire to raise a child together, there are two options. Option A: they must adopt, where neither of the parents will share genetic material with the child. Option B: they could use an egg donor and surrogate, where only one of the individuals will technically be a biological contributor. ...

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Pop Addict: Suge Knight Homicide; Gaye family wins trial

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Angie Stone Arrested According to TMZ, singer Angie Stone was arrested for domestic aggravated assault after an altercation that involved both her and her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond. Stone allegedly punched her in the face, knocking out her front teeth. Stone claims that she was defending herself with a metal stand and accidentally hit her. ...

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New law seeks to protect bargoers

by Jordan Barela, Alex Corbitt, and Erin Martin A proposed law could lead to a radical change in the popular Remerton bars. Michael’s Law, or HB 152, would implement numerous changes to the way bars are run, not just in Remerton, but across Georgia. Michael Gatto was killed by a bouncer at Rude Rudy’s, a bar in Statesboro, GA. Following ...

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Net neutrality is the bomb.com

by Kenzie Kesselring Net neutrality is one of the most confusing but relevant topics being discussed in the media in the past month. There are a lot of ins and outs to the laws being discussed about net neutrality, but the concept isn’t all that complicated. Net neutrality is the notion that internet providers aren’t allowed to pick and choose ...

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SNL takes on ISIS

by Alex Corbitt Saturday Night Live parodied ISIS’s sympathizers on a recent episode. ISIS, an extremist terrorist organization known for beheading Westerners and gaining support from U.S. sympathizers, is now causing even more debate and controversy thanks to SNL. People seem to be split on the skit, as it parodies both the Super Bowl commercial of a girl getting out ...

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Bombs away for Blazers: Baseball strike outs losing streak after three games

by Chris Webb After losing three of their last four games, VSU (13-6, 7-4 in Gulf South Conference) bounced back Tuesday with a dominant 24-9 win over Georgia Southwestern University (5-15). This was the second matchup this season between these teams with GSW getting the best of the Blazers 14-2 back on March 4. It was apparent that VSU was ...

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Letter to the Editor: VSU professor stresses the need for humanism in education and politics

(I write this several days before the University of Oklahoma banned SAE for racist behavior.) Readers will know that VSU has been criticized on many fronts over the past several months: draconian budget cuts; alarming faculty reductions; the Mark George debacle. Indeed, the faculty senate contemplated a no confidence motion against members of the administration recently. The administration countered that ...

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