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5 Top Best and Worst Dressed Athletes

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Our reporter Erin Martin offers her take on professional athletes and their styles: Dwayne Wade has great fashion sense whenever he steps off the court. He comes in first on public polls, and in the popular opinion of many fashion critics. Wade along with his wife Gabrielle Union were named the Best Dressed Couple in ...

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‘Take Back The Night” educates students on sexual assault

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Tuesday night, VSU hosted “Take Back the Night,” an annual sexual assault awareness forum for students held in the Student Union Ballrooms. The event was hosted and sponsored by Office of Social Equity, Office of Health Promotions, The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Task Force. The purpose of this event was to acknowledge the ...

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2Chainz takes center stage for 2016 spring concert

Written Erin Martin, Staff Writer VSU had their spring 2016 concert this past Thursday, where rapper 2 Chainz and various artists performed at the “Party At The Plex”. The concert brought together both students and the community for a fun night hosted by Hot 107.9 The Beat. Atlanta native 2 Chainz performed some of his most famous songs like “Riot,” ...

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Pain tolerance higher in men

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Considering childbirth, menstrual cramps, and the occasional and tragic broken nails, you would reason that women must have a high pain tolerance, right? Well, with developing technology and science, studies have revealed that women actually don’t handle pain as well as men do. Science is ever changing and almost always on top of things ...

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Women don’t choose to have their period, so why should they pay for it?

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer A few months ago the growing international movement to end the “tampon tax”, or the tax on female hygiene products, finally reached the U.S. Last year there was a movement that shocked the world when two women in the U.K. were “free bleeding” in white pants while on their menstrual cycles. They stood outside ...

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IVF allows Teigen to choose the sex of her unborn baby

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer In recent celebrity news, people have started talking and forming strong opinions on the famous singer John Legend and his wife, and model Chrissy Teigen, after deciding to use in vitro fertilization to choose the sex of their baby. A few weeks ago, the couple announced that they would be having a baby girl, ...

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Ebroji: The new way to text

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Ebroji is “bringing language to life”, with their new GIF text keyboard and making those texts that we second guess, easier to send. Co-founder Jesse Williams felt that text lacks tone and texture, and GIFs inject a contagious joy into any thread. Different from other keyboard apps, Ebroji uses gifs to replace emojis and ...

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Keep the kids in mind when reforming education

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer In a new and digital age, it’s important that classrooms promote open discussions so that students can not only learn fundamental information, but learn to form healthy opinions and communication skills. Considering my personal education and upbringing, I remember having a lot of questions that went unanswered; being inquisitive about the world and thirsty ...

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Dr. Calvin Walker named Interim Director of African American studies

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Along with changes to the faculty and staff at VSU, this semester Dr. Calvin Walker was appointed as the Interim Director of African American studies. Walker has been working at VSU for 31 years, and teaching for 38 years. The duties involved with the directory position include supervising the AFAM program, creating the schedule ...

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