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2016-11-10

VSU’s cross country runs into some stiff competition

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor VSU’s cross country ran into some stiff competition at the NCAA South Region Championships. The women’s team claimed 13th place and the men’s team Claimed 15th place at the meet on Nov. 9 in Saint Leo, Florida. The female team’s Tyra Holloway and Meghan McShea earned All-Region honors after finishing in the top 25. ...

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VSU’s newest restaurant, Which Wich, aims to make eating there an experience

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor VSU’s newest restaurant, Which Wich, aims to satisfy its customers and make eating there not just a pit stop but an experience, so that it may have the same success it has had on other college campuses. VSU’s dining options provider, Aramark, works with many colleges and suggested that Which Wich come to VSU. ...

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Should we do away with Electoral College?

Written by Brian Williams, Staff Writer The Electoral College exists, but some individuals don’t think it should. In fact, some individuals don’t know what the Electoral College is. The official U.S. Electoral College website defines the Electoral College as a process, not a place established by the founding fathers of the United States in the Constitution as a compromise between ...

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Twitter snips Vine: Video apps compete for viewers

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer With Twitter taking over Vine in 2012, short six-second clips started swarming all forms of social media. The majority of them focus on making us laugh or showing off talents. Many “Vine stars” and comedians got their start on the video platform. It wasn’t long until Vine was everywhere. Vine made it easy to ...

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The scathing review of the new HillaryDonald Go app

Written by Brian M Williams, Staff Writer   Pokemon GO becomes DonaldHillary GO. “Big Brother Google?” “HillaryDonald Go” is a new mobile app that is a knock-off of the popular “Pokemon Go” game. The app was created by Dartmouth college professors Mikhail Gronas and Joseph Bafumi. Gronas is a professor in digital humanities and Slavic studies and Bafumi is a ...

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Blazers Shutout Shorter 44-0

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writter En route to the playoffs, the Blazers rout Shorter 44-0 and lockup the No. 2 seed in the GSC. The game was marked as military appreciation and senior night for VSU. The Blazers honored military personnel with special camouflage helmets and multiple tributes throughout the game. The Blazers honored senior football players with a ...

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Not too late to be kind: 2016 election brought out worst

Written by Hunter Terrell, Staff Writer The presidential election is and has been one of the most relevant reoccurring events in American society. Barack Obama proudly served as president of the United States for two consecutive terms. He succeeded against John McCain and Sarah Palin in 2008 and Mitt Romney and Joe Biden in 2012. Many conclusions were made about ...

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Social media wields powerful influence in politics

Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Social media has brought out a new face for politics, and with this election that will surely go down in the history books. Is it for better or worse? Technology has taken some huge leaps since Obama was re-elected in 2012, so this year’s election has definitely benefited from new advancements. The run for president ...

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Volleyball has tourney hopes

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Last weekend, the volleyball team took one step forward and one step back with a 3-2 loss against Christian Brothers on Friday and a 3-1 win over Union on Saturday. Friday’s game against Christian Brothers started with some tough back-and-forth points between the two teams, which ended in a victory in the first set ...

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Election 2016: Stand in the Hillary party’s shoes

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor Trump won the presidential election and American reactions range from ecstatic to completely distraught. It is clear from many verbal and physical fights that many Americans are divided on politics—but those fights never change anyone’s mind.  Fights only do damage and enrage the opponent even more. Keep it friendly and aim to enlighten, not ...

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