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Saving Annie

Written By: Veronica Dominicis Annie no longer stood; she was left damaged, crumbled and destroyed. The only way to bring her back is to build her up from nothing. She was fundamentally built for strength and tolerated many hurricanes and atypical weather that the Florida coast produced instantaneously. She unfortunately succumbed to the weather and was severely damaged during a ...

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Catching a Dream: Ex-VSU student lends talent to Jamie Lynn Spears

Written by: Veronica Dominicis Every kid dreams of being a rock star, but many never make it. Tyler Tomlinson made it. In 2010, Tomlinson was taking classes at VSU, but today he can be seen on the national stage. “Within the past two months, I’ve been in videos and articles featured on the front page of Yahoo, MSN, and TMZ, ...

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Has the war on drugs ended?

Affirmative Written by Stephen Cavallaro   The “war on drugs”: a frivolous campaign waged by the U.S. government in order to promote the prohibition of illicit drugs and end the drug trade through foreign military aid and military intervention. This skirmish has incurred trillions in national debt and has sacrificed the lives of the innocent since 1970, and while the ...

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Republicans face reform

Affirmative: Written by Veronica Dominicis The Republican Party may be in favor for change after all. The GOP is in a transformation stage and wants to reform the party to “serve the people.” If anything, the GOP should reform to be a better representation of its members. The GOP obviously sees something wrong with itself, so why be against changing ...

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WalMart enters new markets

Affirmative Written by Taylor Stone When the word “business” is mentioned in this country, it should best be described in three words: free market capitalism. Businesses are meant to grow, compete and expand into new markets. It is natural and, when left alone, extremely effective. This is a free market, and businesses are allowed to venture out to explore new ...

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CORE stacks crates, brings the 80’s back in style

Known for bringing the adventure to VSU, CORE has several activities and competitions lined up for the remainder of the semester. Getting everyone back into the swing of things, CORE held a crate stacking competition from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Tuesday at the basketball courts in the Student Recreational Center. In crate stacking, the participant stacks a 1.5 ...

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CORE to visit Big Bend National Park

Written by Veronica Dominicis   CORE will take a canoe and kayak trip during spring break to the Big Bend National Park where leaders and participants hope to explore the diversity of the Rio Grande located in west Texas. Participants will embark on their journey on March 16 and will arrive back in Valdosta on March 24. During that time, ...

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Hazing gets zero tolerance at VSU

Written by Veronica Dominicis   According to the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention, hazing is, “[A]ny activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers them regardless of a person’s willingness to participate.” VSU has a zero-tolerance hazing policy for student organizations. This means that hazing in any form in not ...

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CORE to trek the Suwanee

Florida has become the newest destination for CORE this weekend as they head out for a two day trek along the Suwanee River. The trek is approximately 11 miles long, dividing the trip into two parts– five miles on Saturday and six on Sunday. The selected trek is a great beginner’s course according to Thomas Taylor, assistant director of outdoor ...

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