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Build KARMA, aid others

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editior Want to create some good karma for yourself? Consider taking VSU’s two credit course, KARMA. KARMA is a course offered every fall and spring on campus that grants students with the opportunity to become a peer mentor. KARMA, which stands for knowledge, awareness, respect, maturity and achievement, teaches students how to effectively help their ...

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From Africa to Italy: An Immigrant’s Story For A Better Life

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: During his interview with Kesselring, Christopher chose to keep his full name private.  Kesselring is currently studying abroad in Italy. Similar to the United States and other developed countries around the world, Italy has seen a recent spike in immigrants coming in search of a better life. According to National Geographic, in ...

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Diddy’s Embarrassing Arrest, Tay-Tay vs. Apple and Paris Hilton Bro Breaks Into Exes’ House

Written by: Kayla Stroud, Web Editor In “Well, THIS Is Embarrassing” News of the Day: Diddy arrested for fight involving college football coach According to a UCLA police report, Sean Combs aka Puffy Daddy aka Diddy aka Puff Man was arrested on UCLA campus Sunday afternoon for attacking UCLA assistant strength and conditioning coach, Sal Alosi, with a kettlebell. Yes, ...

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Zenobia Harris’ Study Abroad Trip to Ireland

Photos taken by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor  Copy Editor Zenobia Harris recently went on a study abroad trip to Ireland, with some of her fellow Mass Media peers. While there, the Mass Media students, along with Mass Media professors Marie Elliott and Frank Barnas, shot footage for a media workshop course and toured numerous destinations in Ireland. This is the ...

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Finals Week: Top 5 Campus Study Locations

Written by: Erin Martin, Staff Writer  With finals approaching, students need somewhere to study and concentrate on final assignments and papers. When you need different scenery or some peace and quiet, VSU has plenty of different places to study outside of the usual places we go. The University Center The UC is located on Patterson Street, walking distance from the Fine ...

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Emerging artists grand finale

Written by: Zenobia Harris, Asst. Features Writer VSU’s Fine Arts department ended the year with a musical bang at their Fifth Annual Emerging Artist Showcase, displaying the talents of VSU’s “up-and-coming” dance and theater students. The Emerging Artist Showcase kicked off its first performance with the Student Choreography Showcase on April 23, which featured a variety of choreographed dance numbers. There ...

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A Gronking to remember, Bruce Jenner’s interview and Jessie J unfollows

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor In “Why is this even a thing?” News How did this even happen? I don’t know, but an Ohio couple filed a lawsuit against author Lacey Noonan, as well as the self-publishing platforms of Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble for the selling of erotica book “A Gronking to Remember.” Yes, that’s right, “A Gronking to ...

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Student symposium shows diverse research

Writen by: Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Graduate students congregated to share their in-depth research last week with interested members of the VSU campus and community. The seventh annual Graduate Student Research and Scholarship Symposium was held in the University Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 17th to celebrate the work of graduate students on a diverse range of ...

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Going green for annual Earth Day celebration

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson, Staff Writer Not many students used innovative ways to strap gum from the bottom of their shoe this Earth Day. Companies are finding innovative ways to give Earth Day the publicity supporters of the holiday desire to maintain a sense of moral responsibility to the environment instead. These ads cast an ecofriendly web of green activism ...

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