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People Poll: Should guns be allowed on campus?

Lauren Scaffa junior communications “I don’t think there is a necessity for weapons on campus but constitutionally I think they should be allowed to carry them as long as they are not concealed.” Markel Davis, junior contemporary lit “I personally don’t think that we should have weapons on campusbecause individuals who can be negligent could cause innocent bystanders to get ...

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People Poll: Do you want a Fall Break and a three day Thanksgiving or a week for Thanksgiving?

Jordan Bradford, Freshman, Undecided “I would rather have fall break and Thanksgiving out because it breaks up the semester.” Ebony Njie, Freshman, Psychology/Counseling “I would like a week out for Thanksgiving because I would have more time with my family.” Haley Gay, Junior, Pre-Pharmacy “It’s nice having two different breaks during the semester so I hope we keep fall break.” ...

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People Poll: What was the best part of ‘70s pop culture?

Morgan Herrin Junior sociology major “The music”   Rachael Dillon  Sophomore biology major “The disco ball and bell bottoms” .Angelique Witmer Junior psychology/philosophy major “Progressive music and women’s rights movement” Sherry Guess Sophomore clinical psychology major “It opened a new revolution of higher consciousness.” Pennica Irvin Sophomore, Math major  “The platform shoes” Daniel Clay Senior finance major “The disco”  Richard ...

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People Poll: What’s your favorite part of the new Student Union?

Laura Walsh Freshman undecided major “It’s beautiful, I love the food the most. I love the Loop a lot. I come here all the time.” Maurice Rosemond Sophomore art major “I like the top floor, because of the seats that they have you can sit and get quiet and really get some reading done up there.” Yuri McGhie Freshman biology ...

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People Poll: How would you evaluate your students this semester?

Anne Bowen Spanish Professor “I would give the student body a B based on [that] overall the students here are great kids, but they have room for improvement.” John Dunn History Professor “I would say better than passing, because students are more into history. They do their work and they get more into it. I was 19 once too, but ...

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People Poll: What are your Thanksgiving traditions?

Dave Latham, 21, senior, mass media major, Fayetteville, GA “All the siblings come in and we all eat Thanksgiving dinner together, because we are all spread across the USA.” Shannon Tyme, junior, English and music double major, Milledgeville, GA “Normally I go to my grandmother’s and have a family reunion laughing and being together.” Tangelia Moss, 19, freshman, nursing major, ...

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People Poll: Are you concerned with debt after graduation?

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 philosophy major “My parents pay for everything and I have Hope.”   Levi Hibbard Freshman mathematics major “I only have a little debt from student loans. I only took out one ...

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People Poll: Does The Spectator give sufficient news?

“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, ...

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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 ...

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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.” ...

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