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Fall 2016 Graduation: A goodbye from our seniors…

Straight outta VSU My journey at Valdosta State University has been a long one. There were ups and plenty of downs. Along the way I’ve found love and made friends that I consider family. I’ve experienced things that people tell stories about. I’ve enjoyed the ride every step of the way. It was by chance that I took a class ...

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“Moana” the new black face: Disney thankfully recalls costume

Written by Mayah Cantave, Managing Editor In light of Disney’s upcoming release of the movie “Moana,” Disney has halted its sales of a costume inspired by one of its characters. The costume is based on the depiction of Maui, a main character whose attire is in the custom Polynesian culture. The costume featured pants and a long sleeve shirt covered ...

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New Interim President focusing on student success

Written by Mayah Cantave, Managing Editor In two short months, VSU’s new interim president is already making history and breaking through boundaries as the 11th president in VSU’s 110 year history and as the first woman to spearhead the university. Brown started her journey as VSU’s interim president officially July 1. She accepted her new role with honor and humility. ...

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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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Entrepeneurs who don’t follow the crowd

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Kanye West, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg—these are just a few big names who started out in college but decided to cut their losses and try a different route. Many people believe that getting good grades and obtaining a degree are the only steps needed to become successful. But is a formal education really ...

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Do I have to go back to school? How to get back in school mode

Written by Mayah Catave, College Life Editor It’s hard to jump back into focus after spending a week partying, relaxing or Netflixing on your couch. It’s very easy to stay in vacation mode and forget about everyday life activities. School is the last thing you want to think about when you’ve spent the last 7 or so days relaxing. Here’s ...

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Fashion Week inspires: Musicians create a visual collection

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Fashion Week: The Visual Album, released on Feb. 18, seems to be a visual masterpiece. The album created by artist Zaena and Jason Maek, contains elements of art, dance, and many other forms of visual arts. The album contains a collection of 10 songs including individual videos for each song. Some of the songs ...

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Don’t forget to show offline love: Social media shouldn’t make or break relationships

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor In this day and age, people document everything including what they ate, where they’re going, and who they’ve dated. With help from the internet, it’s almost impossible to not find out everything about your partner. The changes in technology make it possible to be in constant contact with your partner while simultaneously monitoring ...

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Dear Muslims

Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Dear Muslims, Donald Trump is not a representation of the United States. We Americans tend to be ignorant, but we know that one does not represent the majority. Recently, Donald Trump called for a ban for all Muslims to enter or travel to the U.S. He also had a silent protestor, who just ...

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