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2015-04-23

Horoscope: Love Forecast 4/27 – 5/3

What’s in your Love Forecast for this week? Monday, April 27 – Sunday, May 3, 2015 Taurus: April 20 – May 20 You could discover that you and a casual friend have a lot in common. The sun is showing you that you can really find multiple levels of compatibility with someone who is already in your social circle. Don’t ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 4/27/15

Today’s Birthday (04/27/15). Domestic bliss pulls magnetically this year. Pour energy into home projects. A profitable new phase in your work flowers. Balance health and happiness with rigorous attention to budget and schedule. Obstacles dissipate after 6/14. Begin or renew a romance after 10/13. Play together for goodness and beauty. A peaceful escape refreshes after 10/27. Bring love home. To ...

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Daily Strange: Spray on skin coming to you

Written by: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer Spray on skin is reality. A prototype medical device has turned the science fiction notion of spray-on skin to a reality. This device literally sprays skin cells directly onto burn victims and enables the body to re-grow skin. The traditional methods like skin grafts were far more invasive and took weeks and sometimes months to ...

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Freedom of speech at VSU on FIRE

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer VSU is in the red, and not in the money sense. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) categorizes VSU as a Red Light University, which means that VSU has at least one policy that FIRE says clearly and significantly restricts freedom of speech. FIRE’s  grading system for these policies is Red Light ...

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Starbucks heats up race conversation: Franchise tries to get customers to talk about race with baristas

Written by: Kenzie Kesselring, Asst. Opinions Editor   Starbucks declared its’ longing for Americans to “race together,” but not all coffee drinkers seem thrilled about the idea. It’s not that Americans are opposed to talking about race, but many don’t seem to want to at 8am over a tall skinny vanilla latte. The campaign launched by Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 4/26/15

Today’s Birthday (04/26/15). Home and family center you this year. Plant a garden or renovate. Careful planning saves time and money. Save larger action or expense for after 6/14. Disciplined health practices promote balance. Group action for a good cause satisfies. Romance sparks after 10/13. Make time for quiet retrospection after 10/27. Sow your love and it flowers. To get ...

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Students respond to former Blazer’s concert

Written by: Lia Armistead, Asst. Sports Editor Kip Moore, former Blazer golfer, “came home” to the PE Complex on April 11. However, it was not as successful as the athletic department had hoped. The attendance was so low that Kip Moore invited the audience down to the floor, according to sophomore Hannah Peyton. “I don’t think that it was advertised very well,” ...

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VSU needs more diversity

Written by: Zenobia Harris, Asst. Features Writer Valdosta State University is home to a lot of different things, but diversity may not be one of them. According to the VSU 2013-14 profile, there were about 9, 328 undergraduate students last year. Of those students, 51.9 percent are listed as White, 35.8 percent as Black or African American, 4.9 percent Hispanic, 3.0 ...

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Racism has no over-night solution

The temperature of racial tension in this country is reaching a boiling point.  The lid that was the civil rights movement is struggling to contain the bubbling mixing pot of race relations.  The mounting pressure of police brutality has many Americans steaming over the injustices that seem to be perpetrated on a daily basis.  Anyone with television or Internet access ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 4/25/15

Today’s Birthday (04/25/15). Home holds special enchantment this year. Plan an improvement project for launch after 6/14. Discipline with schedule and budget presents clear choices. Balance work with health and family. Contribute leadership to a community endeavor. New romantic possibilities arise after 10/13. Play together. After 10/27, restful introspection rejuvenates. Release self-imposed limitations. Stay true to your heart. To get ...

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