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Are on campus venues, such as the Sustella market, too expensive?

Tameira Turner freshman nursing major “I don’t think that the Langdale and Sustella markets are too expensive.”   Shane Martin senior psychology major “It seems like the markup in all campus stores are a little extravagant.”   Want more opinions? Check out the Video People Poll online at: youtube.com/ValdostaSpectator

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Who is to blame for the federal government shutdown? Why?

Ariana McDaniels freshman early childhood education major “The whole thing with Syria might have something to do with it…Something internal is going on that we’re not quite sure about.”   Abby Hoover senior nursing major “The tea party wing of the Republican caucus that is holding the Republican party hostage.”   Want more opinions? Check out the Video People Poll online at: ...

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In response to the incident at UA: Is VSU greek life segregated?

River Page freshman exercise physiology major “I would definitely like to see a lot more diversity in fraternities and sororities because right now they’re mostly traditional, black and white”   Candyce Peters junior pre-nursing major “I do feel like we’re segregated by tradition because I was so surprised when I saw a white girl in a black sorority”     ...

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What do you think about the new Apple iPhones?

Ryan Thomas Exercise Physiology Major “I really don’t know much about it, I’m more interested in the Samsung Galaxy 5.”   Emily Fejedelen Exercise Physiology Major “I think the finger print option is cool!”   Lisa Dowden Nursing Major “I know it is different colors and thats cute!

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People Poll: What are you doing for Fall Break?

“I’m going to visit my family.” Tanetra Strickland sophomore pre-nursing major “I’m just going home.” Amber Ash senior communication science and disorder major “I’m working all fall break.” Jenna Ives freshman accounting major “I’ll probably exercise and recuperate from school, just Relax!” Antonio Boykins senior sociology major “I’ll be driving home.” Christian  Phares freshman biology major

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How do you feel about the current political climate?

“Rivalries in political parties are stopping progress.” Joshua Rhudy sophomore physics major   “I do not feel for politics.” Kristin Hall freshman music major   “Politics are a good thing if you keep up with them, but i have not kept up with them lately.” Megan Weigle-Eany freshman early childhood education major   “I understand politics, but i definitely do ...

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People Poll: What did you do with your family for Parent’s Weekend?

“My parents didn’t come down over the weekend.” Jameeka Montgomery freshman biology major   “I went home and me and my parents watched The Hunger Games.”  Rachel West freshman mass media major  “I showed my parents the sights of Valdosta.” Angelica Simpkins freshman biology major “I went home and me and my parents went to the movies to see house ...

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People Poll: Should there be more lighting on campus?

“I think they should put more lights in Oak Street. There are only a few there and they are all burned out.” Ashley White senior criminal justice major “It’s not that much light by the strip behind the education building.” Destiny Aighobahi junior biology major “I haven’t felt unsafe yet.” Joe Pyles junior nursing major “I feel like the area ...

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What restaurant would you like to see on campus?

“Another Starbucks; closer to the Fine Arts building.” Alan Sifventes sophomore art major   “An oriental restaurant.” Bilal Bush junior engineering major “California Pizza.” Bill Hoover senior computer science major “Baja Fresh.” Giovanni Luna senior computer science major “A sushi bar.” Stephanie Clark sophomore undecided

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