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Diversity and Inclusion discuss “Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community”

On February 10, VSU’s Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion hosted their Creative Forum event. The title of the event was “Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community,” and dealt with issues such as the creative and educational identity of the African-American community in 2022, how the past and present have affected these identities, and how the surrounding communities ...

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Demolition of Converse Begins after Five-Year Vacancy

The demolition of Converse Hall Annex has begun after a five-year vacancy. It was rumored that there was asbestos founded in the building; however, this is untrue. In the pre-demolition asbestos inspection in Sept. 2018, Regulatory Compliance Services reported no discoveries of asbestos containing materials in Converse Hall Annex. Alan Sanderson, associate director for facilities planning, said this space was ...

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The Wordle whim takes over the Internet

Throughout the short-lived history of the iPhone, games have been one of the things to stay consistently popular. Be it Brick Breaker, Candy Crush or Flappy Bird, they always stay just a few clicks away. However, one new game has a hold of the world for its fifteen minutes of fame. Wordle is a new puzzle game where the objective ...

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Editorial: Parents should not determine a child’s education

The Office of Gov. Brian Kemp held a General Assembly on Jan. 10 where multiple bills and legislation addressing regulation of K-12 education were proposed, most of which give power to parents when it comes to a child’s education. According to appenmedia.com, some of the bills included a banning of race-based curriculum, complaint resolution policies focusing on parent concerns about ...

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‘Euphoria’ controversies make fans uncomfortable

The hit HBO show Euphoria has returned for a much-awaited second season. The first episode aired on January 9th and earned 13.1 Million viewers on that same night. While the show is breaking barriers, it is important to ask: How much is too much? Specifically, in terms of nudity. HBO has been long known as a television channel that allows ...

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Top five dinner ideas for couples and singles this Valentine’s day

There are many ways to spend Valentine’s day whether alone, with your significant other or with friends, here are five fun dinner ideas to fulfill any needs for the holiday. Have a picnic This is my all-time favorite date idea for any day, but it’s easy to make a picnic extra romantic for Feb. 14. Dress up a little, grab ...

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Photos: A history of Converse Hall

On Thursday, VSU’s Parking and Transportation Department sent an email to students letting them know that the Hopper Hall circle and parking spaces located in it would be closed on Feb. 5 to prepare for the demolition of Converse Hall. Converse has been blocked off since the beginning of the spring semester.          Converse Hall was built in ...

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The perfect gift for your Valentine based on love language

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, everyone is scrambling to get their partner a gift for the holiday, but sometimes, those partners need a little help thinking outside of the box for a present. Here’s the solution: three types of gifts, all personalized for different love languages. For the people who enjoy quality time, an activity that requires or encourages ...

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Friendly neighborhood Spider-Man stays at the top

It’s been almost two months and the reviews are in. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a must-see. Following up on Mysterio’s reveal of Spider-Man’s identity, Peter Parker’s life flies off the rails. Suddenly, every person he knows is being harassed, detained or hounded by the police. Trying to figure out how exactly to get his life back to normal with ...

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Are people enjoying the uprise in films about existential crises?

In the last year, there has been an increase in films involving real life instead of fantasy-based stories. From Covid-19 to global warming, to mental health. These films were met with positive reviews from viewers. One movie that focuses on this is “Bo Burnham: Inside.” A film nodding to Burnham’s depression due to the pandemic and quarantining. As in his ...

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