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American history cannot be changed

By: Kenzie Kesselring A suburban Denver school board recently proposed a change to the AP U.S. history curriculum that is causing a lot of controversy between teachers, students and school board members. The new curriculum would “promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benefits of the free enterprise system, respect for authority, and respect for individual rights to a higher degree,” as ...

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VSU student body shrinks

By: Kenzie Kesselring     The number of students enrolled at VSU has dropped for the fall 2014 semester, leading many to wonder how it will affect the university.   According to VSU’s Office of Institutional Research, in fall 2013 VSU had 11,885 students enrolled in classes and by spring 2014 that number fell to 11,265 students. The final number ...

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Pizzeria’s grand opening a success, unique menu pleases patrons

Written By:Kenzie Kesselring The grand opening of the Mellow Mushroom took place on Monday. The restaurant was packed with enthusiastic people. Signs of support for the new business were clear during the grand opening.   From the moment the friendly hostesses open the doors, the vibrant colors and captivating super hero theme set a fun and joyful mood. Modern décor ...

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Kiss cam needs equality at sporting events

By Kenzie Kesselring If you’ve ever been to a sporting event, then you know about the kiss cam—that portion of half time that is spent scanning the crowd for people appearing to be in a relationship and then holding the camera on them until they kiss on screen in front of the whole stadium. Attention has been called to the ...

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Tobaccon ban faces mixed reactions from students

By: Kristin Whitman– con The Board of Regents Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus policy becomes effective at VSU on Oct. 1. A VSU poll shows that 53 percent of students opposed or strongly opposed the ban, 43 percent supported or strongly supported the ban, while the other four percent had no opinion on the topic. If the majority of students ...

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GA irresponsible to give gun rights to criminals

Would you give a convicted murderer back their gun ownership rights? The common sense answer is “absolutely not,” but The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles might. According to Georgia state law, anyone who has been convicted of a crime that is punishable with imprisonment for a term exceeding one year cannot own a gun. However, criminals in the ...

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Brave Journalists Risk Lives To Report

By Kenzie Kesselring Without frontline journalism, Americans would never be able to capture footage or gather information about conflicts overseas. The American journalists that were beheaded are heroic for serving time as frontline journalists in the war-torn country of Syria. When journalists go to another country to report the news, they have to know the dangers that are waiting for ...

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Brown Killing Not Justified

By Kenzie Kesselring On Saturday, August 9th, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson around noon. Johnson told CNN that he and Brown were walking in the street when Officer Wilson allegedly told the men to get out of the street using some harsh language. The men said they were almost at their ...

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