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The Age Debate: Does it change with status?

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by Tatyana Phelps When an average 25-year-old man dates a minor, he’s a pedophile, but when a celebrity does it, why is it acceptable? If you follow the Kardashian/Jenner clan, then you probably have heard the rumors about Kylie Jenner and Tyga. It’s been rumored that the two have been dating, as they’re always seen out in public together and ... Read More »

Let’s (not) get it on

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by Jordan Hill Sleeping with your professor is a big no-no, or so you would think. A problem that is seen as a hush-hush scandal has come into the light. Harvard University recently banned sexual relationships between students and professors. Sounds like a Lifetime movie, right? In an interview with The Huffington Post, Billie Dziech, a professor at the University ... Read More »

E! anchor makes stereotypical mistake

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by Elan Waite The Oscars is a known event where not only the talent but the wardrobe is on display for the world to see. Zendaya, a young actress, was spotted on the red carpet decked out in a long draping gown and faux locks. The controversy started when an E! Network fashion police host commented on her look saying ... Read More »

Our point of view…Millennial bashing unfair, unwarranted

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Millennials. Next in line to grab hold of that figurative brass ring. The generation with so many expectations pushed upon us that we feel as if we might spontaneously combust. Millennials. We are the generation who grew up on “Rugrats,” wind breakers and Kid Cuisines. Why is it that we get such a bad rap? In the eyes of those ... Read More »

Students deserve to learn about different religions

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by Jordan Hill The separation of church and state is hitting close to good ‘ole Valdosta, thanks to Gideons Bible distributers, who asked the Dougherty County school district to allow them to pass bibles out in the local schools. Whether religion and education should be allowed to inter-mingle is an age-old debate, but the Bible distributers continue to push school ... Read More »

Banning hard alcohol will not decrease crimes

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by Kristin Whitman People will find a way to do what they want, no matter what they’re told—case and point: prohibition. Dartmouth College is a member of the Ivy League and is constantly ranked among the world’s greatest academic institutions, yet the school alcohol policy is up for debate among students, faculty and staff. President Phil Hanlon announced policy reforms ... Read More »

Counter Movements are #petty

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by Elan Waite Counter Movement/ Piggy-back movements We need to grow up. Today, there seems to be a recurring pattern amongst social movements. Step 1: Find a cause. Step 2: Create a voice through social media. Step 3: Sit back and wait for the piggy-back movement to strike. Early last year, social media was taken by storm when the hashtag ... Read More »

Different strokes: Viewers disagree on ’50 Shades’

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by Kenzie Kesselring Friday’s release of the movie adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey” has caused some controversy between women who have been anxiously awaiting the movie and women who find it to be obscene and abusive. “Fifty Shades of Grey” originally caused a lot of media buzz when the first book was released in 2012. Women flocked to their ... Read More »