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2016-04-28

22 things that took me 22 years to learn or 22 things I learned in college

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Life is unpredictable. You’re going to have both good moments and bad. For 22 years, I’ve second guessed myself, changed my mind, worried too much and plenty of other things. But with the bad, I remember the good. Each year I grow, learn, and live my life happier with each passing day. Not ...

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Book Review: How to leverage your degree

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Life after college can be nerve-wracking. The unknown is a scary place. Not knowing whether you’ll have a job after college or knowing whether your made the right decision with your degree can stress anyone out. Students spend thousands of dollars for a degree and are unsure of how to use that degree ...

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Greek Week’s canned food drive ‘Canstruction’ raises more than a thousand cans

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Canned food is not just for eating anymore. As part of the annual Greek Week, sororities and fraternities competed in an event called “Canstruction.” The event was held on the Pedestrian Mall, in front of Odum Library last Wednesday. During the event, Greeks utilized cans to create structures. There were a total of six teams. ...

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Out with Chartwells, in with Aramark

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Asst. Opinions Editor Chartwells, the contracted food provider at VSU, lost the bid to resign a contract. Next year’s possible food provider is Aramark. Aramark is a business dating back to the 1930s when peanuts were sold out of the back of a young man’s old Dodge in Los Angeles. His name was Davre Davidson, the ...

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From class to career: Survival guide to life after college

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Manager There are many stereotypes about college students. Some of them include that college students are known to complain, be late, and still act like children. They may not all be true, but it’s important to know how to conduct yourself in the professional world after college. Here are a few tips to make ...

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VSU Fishing Club qualifies to go to championship tournament

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Staff Writer A team from the VSU bass fishing club is headed to finals after a close weekend of qualifying. Senior criminal justice major Cody Clearly, the club’s secretary, and freshman marketing major Max Gresham, the club’s vice president, will travel to the 2017 Fishing League Worldwide championship after qualifying at the 2016 FLW College Open ...

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Chariot: the new all female Uber

Written by Julie Jernigan, Staff Writer Ladies, your Chariot awaits. Earlier this week, a female-only Uber, appropriately named “Chariot,” debuted in Boston. The founder and former Uber driver Michael Pelletz first found inspiration for his service in the film “Pretty Woman.” According to the Washington Post, Pelletz said, “I saw something in this movie. I was made to take care ...

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Defense shines in the VSU spring game

Written by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer There was a sense of urgency on Saturday at VSU football’s spring game. This team seems to have what it takes to win it all. On the field it seemed like a battle of two championship-caliber teams. One was the defense, which was relentless and had multiple pick sixes. The secondary was not to ...

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A goodbye from our seniors

Passing the reins with a heavy yet hopeful heart This is probably the hardest thing that I have ever had to write. Saying goodbye is never easy. So, with a heavy heart, here goes nothing. This is the last issue that I will be serving as the Editor-in-Chief. As this issue runs through the printing press, I will have said ...

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Parking tickets on the decline at VSU

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Parking is a pain. It’s a pain for students. It’s a pain for teachers. It’s a pain for everyone. The cost of a parking ticket $15 and the cost of an extended parking ticket $20. The number of parking tickets for VSU students in one year is over 20,000. According to Jill Ferrell, VSU’s Director ...

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