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California students stage 60s-style sit-in as protest against budget cuts

By Rigoberto Hernandez The Orange County Register (MCT) FULLERTON, CALIF – A group of Cal State University Fullerton and Dominguez Hills students and faculty members conducted a sit-in Monday night at the Fullerton campus’ administration building to protest cuts to the university system’s budget. The sit-in was started by 20 Fullerton students in Langsdorf Hall after a meeting with university ...

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SGA discusses dining services

The SGA discussed a proposed survey concerning the new dining services provider, mentioned the SGA Elections Announcement Ceremony and passed the motion to make an upcoming cookout mandatory during Monday night’s meeting in the Student Union. The survey was proposed by Senators Jeron Draine and Paul Rosemond.  The goal of the survey is to allow students to offer their opinion ...

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Valdosta to offer forensic science major

Valdosta State students will soon enjoy the benefits of the newly approved Strategic Focus proposals that became official at the April 15 Planning and Budget Council meeting. Each year, the council, headed by the Provost and made up of VSU faculty, meets to vote on the funding for Strategic Focus proposals and also the renewal of funding for previously introduced ...

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Don’t be afraid to relax

 After four or so years, you are finally a senior. During this scary year, the pressure sets in, the stress rises, and the mind races with the open-ended possibilities of your post-graduation days. For your major, you know it is in your best interest to go to graduate school. You apply, but to your growing frustration and dismay, you cannot ...

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Perfect plan for loans impossible

 Starting next fall, Tidewater Community College in Virginia will require its students to go beyond the normal requirements for obtaining federal loans.  Federal loans will be based upon a realistic view of the students’ financial status before and after college. The amount of money a student has and will make post-graduation will determine the amount of money they are loaned. ...

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People Poll: Where were you during the power outage?

“I was asleep. I didn’t even know that the power went out.” Griffin Driskell junior marketing  major “I was in class. We ended up staying in class the whole period and it was really hot.” Tangelia Moss sophomore nursing major “I was sleeping and my roommate came in and told me that the power went out. I told her I ...

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Party drug sweeps VSU

A new recreational drug that has become popular with students in recent weeks has been banned in at least one state and under investigation in a number of other states. NightLights, a single-packaged red horse pill, is sold at shops such as An Even Greater Divide and some places near Atlanta and is said to produce feelings similar to ecstasy. ...

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People Poll: What do you think about the new Nightlights drug?

“I don’t know what that is.” Megan Powell freshman dental hygiene major “I feel like people shouldn’t do it because it will over stimulate the dopamine in their brain and they will become depressed.” Renee Johnson freshman finance major “I have no idea what it is.” Antoin Freedman sophomore undecided major “I know of it and have seen my friends ...

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SGA elections coming soon

The Student Government Association Election Platform Wednesday night in the Powell Hall Auditorium was packed with supporters and candidates ready to let their opinions be known. The debate included all of the candidates running for the executive positions of comptroller, secretary, vice president and president of SGA in the 2011 election. Presidential candidates Jasmine Coer and Graham Davis highlighted the ...

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Sunday alcohol sales bill passes house

Georgia citizens will get a chance to vote on the legalization of Sunday alcohol sales, if Gov. Nathan Deal signs Senate  Bill 10 into legislation. Senate Bill 10 will allow referendums to vote on whether or not they want alcohol to be sold from their local grocery and convenience stores between the hours of 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on ...

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