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Comedians Nema and Double D visit VSU

Cole Edwards Students gathered in the Student Union Ballroom for some hearty laughs on Thursday evening (Nov. 13) courtesy of comedian Degario “Double D” Turner. Hailing from Atlanta, where he has been performing comedy professionally for 16 years, Turner offered VSU students a comedic style consisting mostly of real-life takes on family, college life and dating. During his performance, Turner ... Read More »

Study-abroad program growing at community colleges

By Patricia Alex / The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) / (MCT) HACKENSACK, N.J. – Most community college students haven’t left their counties for school; now a push is under way for them to leave the country. Bergen Community College in New Jersey is one of more than 240 schools that are part of an initiative by the global Institute of International ... Read More »

Streaming poses a dilemma for musicians, fan

By Dan Deluca The Philadelphia Inquirer / (MCT) (Adam Orchon/Sipa USA/MCT)   To stream or not to stream: That is the question. Back in July, when Taylor Swift was plotting the pop-music takeover that culminated in sales of almost 1.3 million copies of her album 1989 in its debut week, she wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. Widely ... Read More »

Poet C. G. Hanzlicek visits VSU

Written by Cole Edwards “I use the world around me as my building blocks.”  Poetry author C. G. Hanzlicek read from his works to students on Wednesday evening in the Student Union Theater as the first poetry circuit reading of the semester. Born in Minnesota, Hanzlicek received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1964 and then an M.F.A. from ... Read More »

History of the pink ribbon

Written By:  Cole Edwards Nearly everyone is aware that October is unofficially designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, staged as an annual international health campaign. It’s organized by the major breast cancer charities to increase both funds for disease prevention and consciousness of the early detection signs. This grassroots event has grown so much that even pro football players now ... Read More »