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Smart Phone play Big Brother, used to track behaviors

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief We use our smartphones for everything. Everything from checking bank and social media accounts, browsing the internet endlessly, and spending every waking minute glued to a touch screen. With the invention of smartphones, we are able to carry a pocket-sized computer, game console, portable banking, and everything in between in our pockets. What if your ...

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Spanish, French now available as online degree

Written by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor VSU students can now earn their Bachelor of Arts degree in French or Spanish online through the University System of Georgia’s eMajor program. The program is supposed to fall in line with Georgia’s “Go Back. Move Ahead” initiative that targets adults with a desire to go back to school and encourages them to enroll ...

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VSU unveils new homepage

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Students who visit the VSU homepage may have noticed that things look a bit different than they did when the Spring 2015 semester ended. “This is an exciting improvement to our university’s first impression,” Keith Warburg, assistant director of creative services, announced in an email to VSU students when the new webpage was going ...

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Daily Strange: The Key to Good Grades? Happiness

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief  Study, cram, sleep and repeat. Four words all too familiar to college students. These four words often make college students cringe. Cringe at the fact of trying to earn quality grades or to just simply stay afloat in college. The old saying “Cs get degrees,” comes to mind about the latter. But, what if the ...

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Daily Strange: A Cat Video A Day Keeps the Negative Away

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief   Most of us are guilty of doing it. You are scrolling through Youtube, watching random videos and in the suggested videos is a cat video. A cute and cuddly feline doing something even more cute and cuddly that someone just had to record. So, you click on it and watch. Or, you are the ...

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Daily Strange: A battery made from… wood?

Written by: Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief  Batteries can grow on trees apparently. According to an article on ifls.com, a group of scientists have recently invented two high-capacity batteries from a simple material: wood. The batteries have a sponge like appearance. This causes the batteries to be able to absorb both shock and stress. According to the article, this is a feature that ...

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Daily Strange: Solar panels the new concrete?

Written by John Preer, Editor-in-Chief  Could Solar panels replace concrete pavement? Scott and Julie Brusaw seem to believe so.  The couple’s company, Solar Roadways, is based in Idaho has spent nearly a decade developing and testing their solar powered road panels.  Although, these panels could potentially serve multiple purposes, there are still many critics that doubt the panel’s ability to ...

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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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Daily Strange: Spray on skin coming to you

Written by: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer Spray on skin is reality. A prototype medical device has turned the science fiction notion of spray-on skin to a reality. This device literally sprays skin cells directly onto burn victims and enables the body to re-grow skin. The traditional methods like skin grafts were far more invasive and took weeks and sometimes months to ...

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TIDAL continues to flop hard; Ariana Grande and Big Sean call it quits

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Bruce Jenner Photo Hits the Stands Just days ahead of his sit-down interview with Diane Sawyer, former Olympian Bruce Jenner was photographed in a dress this week. In a photo so grainy that it’d make yeti hunter proud, the New York Daily News displays a shot of Jenner relaxing outside his Malibu home in a ...

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