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‘Kyga’ still not socially acceptable

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Well, the cat is finally out of the bag. As if it wasn’t known by the entire country already, Tyga and Kylie Jenner’s relationship is finally out and in the open. For almost a year, rumors had been circulating that the two were an item. Of course, since Kylie was only 17 and Tyga ...

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The Weeknd the beauty in the madness

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor It’s safe to say that Michael Jackson has been reincarnated. If you’re a Weeknd fan or a Michael Jackson fan, you’ll definitely love the Weeknd’s new album, “Beauty Behind the Madness,” which dropped on Aug. 28. I got chills the first time I listened to the album. The resemblance of the Weeknd’s voice to ...

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VSU unveils new homepage

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Students who visit the VSU homepage may have noticed that things look a bit different than they did when the Spring 2015 semester ended. “This is an exciting improvement to our university’s first impression,” Keith Warburg, assistant director of creative services, announced in an email to VSU students when the new webpage was going ...

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Layoffs really bite: Debate rage over administration’s cuts to faculty, staff

Written by John Preer & Jordan Barela, Editors-in-Chief and Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Two weeks into the 2015 fall semester, the VSU community is still adjusting to the announcement of the reduction in the size of the university’s faculty and staff. Prior to the start of the school year, 31 university employees were informed that their contracts would not be ...

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Letter from an editor: Dear Sophomores…

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor To every student beginning his or her sophomore year, First off, I’ll start by saying congratulations! You survived your first year of college. You’re no longer a rookie and you have a bit of a better understanding of just how college works. However, there’s still a lot to learn and experience about college. For some of ...

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Day of reaffirmation

Written by: Tatyana Phelps, Copy Editor After Eric “EJ” Sheppard and others walked on an American flag on Friday as part of a protest, many across the country are now blasting VSU for allowing the protest to happen. In response to this criticism, VSU President William McKinney is postponing his annual State of the University address and calling for a ...

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The science behind sticking to your race

Written by: Tatyana Phelps, Copy Editor Although segregation was outlawed in the 1960s, students sometimes tend to segregate themselves from people outside of their race. However, this action may be caused by sociological factors rather than personal choice. When looking at the statistics, VSU can be called a diverse college. According to Niche, 35 percent of VSU students are African-American, ...

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Police nab burglary suspect near VSU

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Copy Editor A suspect was apprehended shortly after burglarizing a house near VSU’s campus late in the evening on April 14, according to police reports. The incident was the latest in a string of crimes reported in and around VSU this semester. According to police, at approximately 10 p.m. on April 14, a robbery was reported at ...

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SGA prepares for April elections

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Copy Editor SGA elections are approaching and students can prepare to vote on April 16 at 12:01 a.m. The open positions for the election are president, vice president, comptroller and secretary. There are also 40 senate seats up for election. Students can attend the SGA’s executive branch debate in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. on April ...

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UGA bans hoop skirts

by Tatyana Phelps It seems as though since the SAE scandal at the University of Oklahoma, schools are doing whatever they can to prevent sororities and fraternities from doing anything that may seem racist. Several schools are beginning to take precaution with anything that can cause a racial uproar. Now, sororities at the University of Georgia are no longer allowed to ...

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