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PeoplePoll: What is your biggest pet peeve?

“When I hold the door for a lady and she doesn’t say ‘thank you’.” Alex Bell senior speech pathology major “People always being late.” Ashton Odoe junior accounting major “I don’t like people who waste class time. I pay my money to be here just like you do.” Santiago Rodriguez sophomore undecided major “People who talk about things that they ...

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PeoplePoll: How have the prices of textbooks affected how you purchased them this semester?

“I purchased them on Amazon.com I got them so much cheaper.” Ashley Watkins sophomore art major “I buy them online where-ever I can get them cheapest. Some places will let you rent them for free, but definitely not the bookstore unless it’s absolutely needed.” Dario Samtillan sophomore undecided major “A lot, because textbooks are rather expensive, so when you go and purchase ...

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People Poll: Name your favorite moment at the 2012 Olympic Games in London?

“When runner Erick Barrondo won the the silver medal for Guatemala.” Cesar Menjibar junior computer science  major “The final medal count during the closing ceremonies.” Brian Shanken senior physics major “When Usain Bolt of Jamaica did his signature move.” Anupam Gupta sophomore biology major “When Serena Williams celebrated by doing the crip walk, after her win in London.” Sheba Lee ...

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People Poll: Do you believe it is important to attend your college graduation?

“I think it is. It’s kind of like a motivation for other students who aren’t graduating.” Jasmine Horn senior chemistry major “Yes. Why not let everyone see your accomplishments?” Ashlin Allen senior chemistry major “To walk, yes. It’s just your way of showing you’ve done it to the world.” Hannah Aldrich senior sociology major “I guess it depends. It’s important, ...

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PeoplePoll: What qualities are you looking for in an SGA presidential candidate?

“Willingness to stand up for the student body, and willing to make make changes.” Kimberly Wright junior marketing major “Somebody who can portray what the majority of students want, and their issues, and represent students fully.” Sami Ullah junior computer science major “Gets students involved with functions that are happening around campus.” Jay Winn senior sign language interpreting major “One ...

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PeoplePoll: Do you think the Slut Walk will be a good way to prevent sexual harassment?

“People are going to judge you for what you show them. So if you wear provocative clothes you’re basically saying you’re lower-class.” Sosa Thompson sophomore nursing major “That’s what’s up!” Cate Campodonico freshman biology major “I think it’s important to be aware of your surroundings no matter what you’re wearing.” Kelly Bunn freshman biology major “I don’t really care for ...

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People Poll: Are you looking forward to seeing ‘The Hunger Games’?

“I’m actually interested in seeing the movie after seeing how excited my younger sister was about it.” Skylar Gordon freshman psychology major “I’m excited to see what I’ve read become a movie!” McKenzie Drain freshman biology major “After seeing the previews, the movie actually looks adventurous. I can’t wait to see it.” Rastarja Heard freshman criminal justice major “I haven’t ...

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People Poll: What are your spring break plans?

“S & D in Panama City Beach.” Kellen Stark junior exercise physiology major “I’m going to Miami and then I’m going on a cruise.” Chris Reid senior office administration and technology major “We will go to New York.” Mitsuki Yamashita & Asami Kadokura Foreign Exchange Students “I am going to Panama City Beach with my friends.” Marquasha Law junior business ...

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People Poll: What actor or actress deserves to win an Academy Award?

“Angela Bassett. I think she is a phenomenal actress.” Adonis Mundy sophomore international business major “Rachel McAdams. She’s young, she’s uprising. She’s been in many movies lately. Her roles are very differentiating.” Christine Brower junior exercise physiology major “Robert Downey Jr. He can play any kind of eccentric role and he plays it well. He’s overcome a lot of obstacles ...

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PeoplePoll: How important is voting in the primary to you?

“Voting in the primary election is extremely important because whoever wins the outcome of the vote has the power to impact my life and my future.” Reuben Brooks junior exercise physiology major “I don’t feel like there should be a switch in the presidencies, I say that I vote for Obama still so that he could finish what he started. ...

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