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Mother throws son over bridge

Written By: Tatyana Phelps When a woman decides to become a mother, she makes an oath to care for and look after her child, regardless of any sickness, defect or deformity. Apparently for Jillian McCabe, having a child with autism was just too much for her to handle, and her son suffered due to her inability to carry out that ...

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Students want second chance to raise grade

Written By: Tatyana Phelps If SGA’s academic forgiveness bill is approved by the faculty senate, students who make a C or below in a course can retake the class for a better grade. “The bill SGA passed supports changing the grade policy for students who take a class more than once,” Nicholas Buford, SGA vice president, said. “Currently, if you ...

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F-bomb is dropped for good cause

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Potty-mouthed princesses drop f-bombs to highlight discrimination against women, but they’re not talking about the word “feminism.” FCKH8.com created a two-and-a-half-minute video using girls between the ages of six and 13 to address problems that women face, such as pay inequality, rape and violence, and how society makes girls feel as though being pretty is more ...

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Online abortion video teaches viewers nothing

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Emily Letts thought that uploading a video of her abortion as a teaching tool and to show women that it doesn’t have to hurt—but did she ask the baby? Although Emily Letts, a 25-year old abortion counselor, is supposed to be a “sex educator,” she wasn’t using any form of birth control and unintentionally became pregnant ...

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VSU homecoming starts off with a bang, not a fizzle

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Homecoming Week is in full swing, and the campus is ablaze with festivities as the VSU community engages in one of the biggest celebrations of the school year. “Homecoming is a highlight, one of the key highlights of a fall semester,” SGA President Tyler Barker said. “It’s simply a time to celebrate Blazer pride as a ...

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Publicize all cancers and diseases

By: Tatyana Phelps During the month of October, all anyone sees is pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Why is it that we never see tons of dark blue for colon cancer, light blue for prostate cancer, yellow for bone cancer or purple for pancreatic cancer? People do not need to acknowledge breast cancer any less. It continues ...

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Students still waiting on new ATM

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Last October, Dr. William McKinney revealed that VSU’s faculty senate made the decision to move the ATM from the University Center to the Student Union due to its secluded and unsafe location. It is now almost an entire year later, and the ATM has yet to be moved. The new chief of staff, Dr. Kimberly Luse, ...

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Students use site to critique professors

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Ratemyprofessors.com is one of the most useful resources when it comes to students choosing their classes. For those unfamiliar with the website, it allows students to type in almost any teacher’s name to see how other students rated that professor. Each teacher’s overall rating (known as overall quality on the website) consists of helpfulness, clarity and ...

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Purdue Survey

Written By: Tatyana Phelps A new Purdue University survey proves that getting involved on campus isn’t just good for your overall college experience; it’s beneficial to your future career and can even reduce your level of student debt. Gallup and Purdue University teamed up to organize the Gallup-Purdue Index, the largest survey of college students in our country’s history. According ...

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Cops’ force deadly

Written By Tatyana Phelps It seems like more and more cops have been using excessive force when it’s not necessary. Not only is it unethical, but it is costing lives. Of course, the most recent incident involves Michael Brown, an 18-year-old that was fatally gunned down by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in August. Sadly, Brown wasn’t even armed ...

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