“Are you concerned with the amount of debt you will be in after graduation from student loans or credit cards, and how do you plan on getting out of it?” Ashli Rastegar, senior, English major “I don’t have a credit card, but I plan on paying off student loans with monthly payments until I die.” Brittany Bell, sophomore, ...Read More »
Put your whining in perspective
Out of all the things to complain about here at VSU, a big one is parking. “I have to park so far away.” “I get parking tickets all the time.” “I can’t sign up for my classes because of all of my unpaid parking tickets.” We’ve all made some sort of complaint like this, but our suggestion now would be ...Read More »
Financial Responsibility: The real world is coming. Get ready.
Wake Up Call Halloween may be over, but the true nightmare continues to lurk in the shadows and slowly make its way toward unsuspecting college students nationwide. No, it isn’t Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees (though you shouldn’t rule them out just yet). I’m talking about the unavoidable, unfeeling monster known as financial responsibility. Currently, most college students have a ...Read More »
Rant and Rave: November 5, 2009
RANT Why do we have so many fountains on campus that are hardly ever in use? The only time I see the fountains on is during the summer, around the time of freshman orientation. I would like to think that the fountains are not just there to hook potential students. I know we were in a drought a few years ...Read More »
Rants and Raves: October 29th, 2009
Rave I think it’s great that there are so many students taking interest in breast cancer awareness and domestic violence awareness this month. Things like the “Handprint Project” and “Saving lids to Save Lives” are two great ways to participate and show that you care. These are two pressing issues that are affecting more and more young people every ...Read More »
A thanks for campus awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end in a few days and has clearly been present all over our campus this month. Flyers, Facebook invites and bake sales, as well as many other creative events, have all been planned and participated in by the VSU community in efforts to raise money and inform students. In lieu of these ...Read More »
People Poll: What’s your favorite Halloween candy?
Andrea Hill – Political science, Sophomore “Snickers, because I have expensive taste.” Sierra Ruth – Mass Media, Sophomore “Reese’s pieces! You can’t just have one.” Samira Brooks – History, Junior “White chocolate Reese’s. I like to eat the edges first, because the peanut butter is the best part.” Tyrell Tugwell – Communications, Senior “Swedish Fish, because I like the way ...Read More »
How old is too old for costumes?
It is the social norm for children to get dressed up in their cute costumes and go from door to door with their moms and dads to the friendly, candy-giving neighbors, saying that infamous phrase, “Trick or Treat,” but who says older kids and adults can’t join in on the dressing-up fun? Halloween is a time for witches, goblins and ...Read More »
People Poll: Is Facebook a Distraction?
“Not a distraction for me, but I know some people that it is, that have to get on it everyday.” Brittany Paynes, junior, nursing “Yeah, definite distraction.” Blair Higginbotham, sophomore, special education “It depends on the person and when they get on it, but it can also help you if you need to ask someone for help in a class.” ...Read More »
Rants and Raves: October 21, 2009
Rave Advising can be useful: “I love advising and my advisor. I like it because my advisor is very thorough and makes sure I understand all my options. He gives me several options and also suggests things he thinks I would like personally.” Megan Harris- Sophomore English/ Journalism Major “I like advising because in my field they bring the papers ...Read More »