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

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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

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

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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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Zenobia Harris’ Study Abroad Trip to Ireland

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Daily Strange: Spray on skin coming to you

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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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