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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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Minority Messiah Prompts Outrage

Written By: John Preer  It’s been a rough year for any Aaron McGruder fan out there.  After waiting for news of another installment to “The Boondocks” animated series, there seemed to be light at the end of the dark tunnel that was season three. Fans of “The Boondocks” rejoiced, but only momentarily.  News that the series’ creator would not participate ...

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Infamous Murderer Exposed

Written By: Stella Henderson After 125 years, one of the most notorious serial killers has finally been caught. We’ve all heard of Jack the Ripper, the man that killed at least 5 women around London. Well we now have a name and face to put with this legendary mystery; Aaron Kosminski, a Jewish, Polish-born immigrant who lived in the East ...

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Pop Addict: Stars Pay Respects at Rivers’ funeral

Written By: Stella Henderson We all know Joan Rivers is the old lady that makes rude comments about other celebrities, but she was a pioneer for women in comedy. Rivers passed away last week, while in a coma, which she fell into while undergoing a normal throat procedure. Rivers’ funeral was star studded and full of laughter, just as she ...

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8 Ways To A More Healthy Lifestyle

Written By: Hailey Nelson 1. Cut out the sugary beverages Zero. Zip. That is how many nutrients and vitamins are in your soda. By switching up those daily cokes for water, you will begin to notice you’ll have a lot more energy and clearing in the skin. Try adding in some fruit that has natural sugars that are good for ...

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Uber offers an alternative to cab fare

Written By: Brittany Penland Pulling up the Uber app on a smartphone is seemingly much easier than attempting to hail a cab during rush hour. Even in a town as sparsely populated as Valdosta, the taxis are few and far between. A commuter student would have to go through the mundane task of sifting through various cab services in search ...

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Nintendo 64 takes gamers on trip down memory lane

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson A short time ago, my friend and I rediscovered a hunk of plastic that brought us great joy during our childhood. Totally in awe of our discovery, we gently blew away the dust bunnies that covered the exterior of the device and plugged it into his TV so we could relive those blissful days.   The ...

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Boyhood Shows Passage Of Time And Faces Of Actors

Written By: Cole Edwards “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about the ordinariness of life. Director Richard Linklater, known for art house gems such as “Slacker” and “Before Sunrise,” took 12 years to shoot his remarkable cast, who would meet to film three to four days each summer. As a result, the film is both effortless and complicated, much like life, ...

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Netflix Expands Streaming Cash

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Stock up on popcorn for this month because Netflix is streaming new shows and movies. Steaming options will range from new entertaining TV series to awe-inspiring movies.   Netflix intends on supplying more options for its subscribers, so that their evenings will not be saturated in boredom.   Netflix will add “Californication,” a series that presents the ...

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Transitioning From Summer To Fall Fashion Tips

Written By: Tyra Mills As we all enjoyed our time off from our jobs and classes for Labor Day, I’m sure a lot of us didn’t even realize we took our first step towards fall weather. Though Valdosta weather is very moody and bipolar, you don’t want to be the one caught in shorts and flip flops in the middle ...

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