Home / Opinions (page 99)

Opinions

People Poll: How much drinking is too much?

Jake Jones Sophomore Poli. Sci. major “My friend, who doesn’t drink takes my keys away from me when I’ve had enough.” Chelsey Griffin Senior Biology major “Me personally, I know when I’ve had enough when I start doing cartwheels and hand stands.” Aftab Fazal Freshman chemistry major “When my friends start getting rowdy and out of control, then it’s time ...

Read More »

Safety tips for the tipsy

Lacey Bearden Staff writer lbearden@valdosta.edu Safety never takes a vacation, not even when you set out for a crazy night of partying.  Many students have found themselves in dangerous and scary situations after some tipsy late-night fun.    The night may start out with just a few beers, but it could possibly end with trouble, such as a DUI, an MIP, a ...

Read More »

Survival of the luckiest

Wake Up Call by Kenny Bush  Darwin believed that natural selection was based on a species ability to survive and reproduce. I have a simpler theory:  Luck.  A few weeks ago, I was standing at the intersection of Patterson and Georgia Avenue waiting for the pedestrian crossing signal to appear so I could safely complete my escape from campus. On the ...

Read More »

Rants and Raves: October 8th, 2009

Rant Losing Internet   I don’t like the fact that the construction work is interrupting the internet connection in Odum Library.  Usually if you’re on the second and third floor IT will tell you to move to the first floor. Jasmine Coker- Sophomore Biology major Rave Good food at a later time  I like the fact that Salsa Rico Mexican Grill ...

Read More »

Apathy for Dummies: written by the Blazers

here’s the spirit? Have students lost their usual Title town fever in favor of the more real flu fever, or has the lack of financial prosperity lightened more than just wallet? Perhaps it is the fault of our usually high powered football team. The students of Valdosta State University need to get up and give back and the root of ...

Read More »

People Poll: Which Do You Prefer… Vampires or Zombies?

Brittany Dove Freshmen Public Relations major “Zombies, because vampires are over-rated.” James Earp Junior Mass Media major “Zombies because they freaking kick butt and I would rather be eaten where my body is going to something useful than drained.”          Aerolyn Shaw Sophomore Public Relations major “Vampires, because they are more romantisized than zombies, and they are able to ...

Read More »

Freedom of speech should not be an issue

Being aware of the events that have taken place regarding the hanging of the Confederate flag, we must all take a closer look at the issue at hand.  First off, every person of all genders and from every background who is a citizen of the United States of America has a First Amendment right.  By law, it states that Congress ...

Read More »

The crazy life of a zombie extra

Rachel Wayne Copy Editor vrwayne@valdosta.edu   “I’m going to be a zombie!” I excitedly told my friends last January. “Huh?” was their usual response. Once I’d gotten the email, I sped to Facebook and trumpeted it for the world (at least as represented by my online friends) to hear. Funny how many people added, “Congratulations” after the “huh,” as though becoming ...

Read More »

Rant and Rave of the Week: October 1, 2009

Rant A Foul Smell   Every once in a while I have noticed that the corner where Hopper and the new University Union face each other will have this putrid smell. It smells like a combination of poop and rotten garbage. I have also noticed that there is a grill there so I can only guess that somebody is cooking up ...

Read More »

Rant and Rave of the Week: September 24, 2009

Rave A Beautiful Campus  I would like to commend whoever is responsible for making VSU’s campus as beautiful as it is. I would also like to applaud the fact that VSU is working to improve our campus through the renovation of older buildings and the construction of new ones. Through this and the continual expansion of VSU throughout Valdosta, I ...

Read More »