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AMC its theater texting ban…then changes its mind

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Last Friday, AMC scrapped plans to allow theater patrons to text during movies. The AMC Ceo decided on this based on the negative response the policy received from critics and moviegoers. The policy was first introduced as a way to attract millennials. However, many moviegoers decided against this measure, one man Jeremy Conrad said ...

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The Major Keys to Success

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer The Office of Career Opportunities and Housing and Residence Life are having an event called “The Major Keys to Success.” This name is also a spin on DJ Khaled’s popular “major keys” saying. DJ Khaled is also a perfect example of someone who has the ability to brand himself and effectively sell whatever he ...

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Big money ruins democratic process

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer For decades, the country’s wealthiest individuals have been donating money to candidates that will protect their assets and promote their agendas. This mutually beneficial relationship unfortunately affects the country negatively and comes at a cost to the American people. The country is not on the same page as Washington, D.C. when it comes to ...

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Textbook Grant lowers cost of College Education

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer A group of VSU professors is aiding in the fight against the increasing price of textbooks. This year, 10 biology professors received Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grants. The grant enables students to pay less for textbooks. These teachers have been awarded ALG Textbook Transformation Award of 2016. The Biology faculty has been awarded ...

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OKLAHOMA! Comes to Sawyer Stage

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Tuesday marked the beginning of the play, Oklahoma!, a production about romantic love story that features a rivalry between local farmers and cowboys. Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story.  Although they encounter some difficult situations they persevere and make a new life together. This new ...

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The Pope rightfully condemns American leaders’ hate speech

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Two weeks ago on February 12th Pope Francis visited Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for 5 days to celebrate mass. The New York Times described his presence “unafraid, and brought with him only smiles and hugs, and words of solace and encouragement.” He made a stop by a prison and gave encouraging words and messages to ...

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How easy is it for Internet Uses to get tricked?

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Have you ever messaged a stranger or received a message from a social media user and carried many different conversations before you realize you have no idea who you are really talking to.  Users who talk to fake profiles on the internet realize that they were never able to truly know who they were ...

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The Great Debate: VSU Democrats, Republicans gathered on campus to discuss ‘hot’ campaign issues

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer For VSU students and staff interested in debates, this past Tuesday College Democrats and Republicans held an important debate concerning many issues voters want to see discussed and resolved in the United States. The event called “Mobilizing Georgia: The Great Debate” was held Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in Bailey Science Center, room 1011. Some ...

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Tasers on campus better than guns

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer According to a new bill proposed by Republican Buzz Brockway, students would be allowed to carry Tasers and other stun guns on college campuses. This bill is essentially a response to the rejection of a previous bill that, if passed, would have allowed students to carry guns on college campuses. The main purpose of ...

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