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Spring 2017

Hola! A look into VSU’s Spanish Club

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Opinions Editor Founded in 2014, the Spanish Club practices the Spanish language and strives to enlighten people on the Hispanic culture by incorporating information about a specific Hispanic country at each of their meetings. Currently, 87 students come together to host events and celebrate Spanish culture. Every Wednesday, the members volunteer to tutor students who ...

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United Airlines cause uproar over attire

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer For some, March 14 is now known as LeggingGate. United Airlines stirred up a lot of anger and confusion after refusing two young female passengers entry to their flight from Denver to Minnesota. They were stopped because of what they were wearing: a pair of leggings. However, some may be confused on all the ...

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Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor  “If you look good, you play good” is an old phrase used by uniform companies, little leaguers’ moms and professional athletes with clothing deals. However, the phrase may be true in VSU’s case. Currently, VSU is 144-80-5 across all sports this year, aside from golf and cross country. The Blazers have had some good ...

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Kendrick Lamar Album Preview

Written by Kevin Paul, Contributor Compton native Kendrick Lamar hopes to catch lightning in a bottle for his fourth studio album. Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, stage name “Kendrick Lamar,” is gearing to release his tight-lipped fourth studio album from Interscope and Top Dawg Entertainment this Friday. Lamar has been very cryptic regarding the nature of the album and what theme it ...

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California waiter or U.S. Border security?

Written by Geneva Crooks, Staff Writer When visiting a restaurant there are a few automatic expectations we have as consumers: good food, good service and a good time. That’s why servers are trained to be polite, friendly and accommodating to the best of their ability. Restaurants want you to walk away excited about the day you return. According to CNN ...

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How to: Apartment Hunting

Written by Alex Dunn and Darla Dunning In order to choose the right apartment for the right price, students must take many factors into account. Students should consider the most convenient way to get to classes when they live off campus. The apartment should be within walking distance or close enough to make a quick drive to save gas. Various ...

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Students question VSU President about the university’s future

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Asst. Entertainment Editor The Student Government Association held up its promise by holding a forum with President Richard Carvajal where students could ask any question without having to go through an appointment. Dr. Carvajal brought along Vice President Vincent Miller for subjects Carvajal wasn’t sure of. Although the event did not have a big turnout (only ...

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“Redefined” an upcoming web series focused on VSU students

Written by Michaela Leung, Entertainment/Web Editor We had a Q & A session with Quanesha Johnson, junior, mass media major about her upcoming web series “Redefined.”   ML: What is your series about? QJ:  Overall, the series signifies the many occurrences we may experience while being college students. The series will follow the life of Journey Harris, a recent high school ...

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Jessica Mohl leads on and off the field

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer VSU shortstop Jessica Mohl is a five-tool softball player. Since transferring to VSU from Indian River State College, Mohl has already been named Gulf South Conference Player of the Week, and she leads the Gulf South Conference in hits and runs. At Indian River, Mohl earned First Team All-American honors as a freshman and ...

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‘The Belko Experience’ leaves audiences in suspense

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer The movie “The Belko Experiment” is a sadistic social study that reveals the dark side of a regular office job. It’s kill or be killed. Eighty American Belko Enterprise employees are trapped inside of their corporate office in Bogota, Colombia. An unknown voice echoes from the intercom system, ordering employees to engage in a ...

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