Posts Tagged ‘ Stephen Cavallaro ’

New app shares STD results

Apr 10th, 2014 | By ,

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro & Hillary Straba Pro Social media has been an ever-increasing tool for the exchange of information. In the last decade, internet goers have misused social media, exploiting it by turning popular sites such as Twitter and Facebook into blasé showcases, displaying their deplorable lives and desperate need for affirmation. Early this
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Gentrification: Getting real estate regardless of race

Mar 13th, 2014 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro The dissemination of different cultures and individuals is a fundamental element that led to the foundation of our nation. With the continuous rise of social media and globalization, people are undergoing dissemination like never before, thinning the gaps that put certain groups at a disadvantage.  One technique that effectively works to
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Students debate immigration reform

Feb 20th, 2014 | By ,

Written by: Jordan Hill & Stephen Cavallaro Pro John Boehner and the Republicans of the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing for immigration reform. In the new bill, immigrants will have to “pass rigorous background checks, pay significant fines and back taxes, develop proficiency in English and American civics, and be able to support themselves
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State of the Union address Obama talks opportunities

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro President Obama had a lot to say in his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night. Obama’s speech has received considerable criticism since its delivery. This outcome isn’t much of a surprise considering the speech was riddled with fabrications, and while many Americans may like the President’s course of action,
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Gun debate makes advances staff writers dispute issue if guns on college campuses

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By ,

Pro Written by: Stephen Cavallaro With civility being at an all-time low in America, you may not want to leave your safety in the hands of law enforcement, especially when cops are not legally bound to protect you and former lawmen are gunning down fathers in movie theaters. Keeping yourself armed with the proper knowledge
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Finding answers for Kendrick

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro  Not often is Valdosta recognized by mainstream news outlets without quickly being shoved back under the covers. The death of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson has been an exception. While many will argue his death was a mere accident, others are convinced by the inconsistency of the investigation and the lack of cooperation
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Bitcoin: the new currency

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro This Tuesday the first ATM to house one of the most revolutionary and sophisticated digital currencies in the world, the Bitcoin, opened in a Vancouver coffee shop. The Bitcoin was introduced in 2009, and during this time 1,309.03 bitcoins (BTC) was worth $1. Today a single BTC is worth close to
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Fracking hits Georgia

Oct 17th, 2013 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro Fracking, the process of harvesting the environmentally unfriendly natural gas called shale that is being pushed by the government, plows its way through Georgia. In March, I discussed a deal backed by the government between British-owned Centrica and American-owned Cheniere. The agreement was that Cheniere would spread toxic chemicals across America
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Conservation, not closure

Oct 10th, 2013 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro  If the recent government shutdown has shown us anything, it is that government is not necessary to enjoy the simplicity of nature. The shutdown has caused the closure of 401 national parks. As the Republicans and Democrats battle each other in Washington, one of the federal government’s only money-making operations, the
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Safety, not on the menu

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro Like guns? Hope you don’t drink coffee. In an interview conducted earlier this week with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Schultz urged gun-toting patrons to leave their guns at home or refrain from indulging in his company’s products. As a stream of shooting sprees have struck the media over the last couple
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