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2016-03-03

Adulting Made Easy: Ways to be more productive

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Staff Writer With all the hustle and bustle of daily college life, it can be hard to balance school, work, homework, fitness, and your social life. It’s easy to become discouraged and feel overwhelmed. Don’t let adult responsibilities get you down and prevent your success. It’s important to tackle your responsibilities head on, rather than procrastinate ...

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Freelance writers can now find work on Facebook

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer With the journalism industry in a slow decline, Facebook has decided to open up Instant Articles to any publisher; any publisher being professional media organizations as well as freelance and amateur writers. This means that anybody will have access to the same revenue streams as Facebook’s professional partners as long as they sign up ...

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VSU students get kicked out of Trump rally

Written by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor On Monday night Trump rally was one filled with thousands of people, both supporters and non-supporters who all came with one goal in mind—to hear from the candidate and get further informed. Unfortunately for a group of about 30 VSU students, that plan was cut short after being escorted out of the Trump rally. After ...

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Physicians unveil first transplant of male sexual organ

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer For this first time in U.S history, surgeons will perform a penis transplant on an American veteran that was brutally injured during combat. The unnamed recipient lost majority of his penis during an explosion while deployed in Afghanistan. Surgeons hope to find a penis transplant from a deceased man providing full functions including urination, ...

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Basketball season comes to an end

Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor VSU’s thrilling basketball season was cut short by an 80-73 elimination loss to the Union Bulldogs in the teams’ Gulf South Conference tournament opener. The theme of the 2015-16 campaign for the GSC was protecting home court. All of the top six seeds had four or less home losses, making the luxury of hosting ...

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Women take the stage for ‘V-Monologues’

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Staff Writer This past weekend women gathered on campus to enjoy a show about themselves. February 25 through the 27, Valdosta State’s Women’s and Gender Studies program put on The Vagina Monologues, written by playwright and women’s activist Eve Ensler, in the student union theater. The theater was transformed into a more intimate stage with a ...

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Valdosta stricken with the ‘gooseTrumps’

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor “Trump, Trump, Trump!” filled the PE complex on Monday night as the Republican presidential candidate walked on stage to address the approximately 15,000 people inside and outside of the complex. Doors to the PE complex were set to open at 4 p.m. but authorities ended up letting patrons in around 3 p.m. The complex ...

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Police brutality strikes again

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Police brutality is arguably one of the most heard phrases of 2015 and the same can be said for 2016. American citizens have been falling victim to assault, rape, and unjustifiable murder at the hands of local law enforcement for years and it seems like there is little being done to prevent these incidents ...

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