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PeoplePoll: How do you feel about Valentine’s Day?

“It sucks when you don’t have anybody to spend it with.” Tyler Goodman freshman business major “I think it’s a nice holiday to spend with the people you love.” Kassie Harper sophomore marketing major “I like Valentine’s Day. I think it’s a day you’re supposed to show your affection to loved ones.” Biancco Gardner freshman computer engineering major “I think ...

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PeoplePoll: How do you celebrate Black History Month?

“In the past my private school would do different commemorative events to MLK, Malcolm X, Maya Angelou.” Sebastiana Laremat freshman mass media/bursiness major “Looking up black inventors and reflecting and realizing how fortunate we are that our lives are easier because of these inventions.” Gregory Smith freshman office administration and technology major “I celebrate Black History Month by talking to ...

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PeoplePoll: Who is your ideal candidate for the upcoming election?

“Doesn’t make a difference-they’re just a pretty face anyways.” Heidi Duthoy MS psychology major “Unless Ron Paul gets the Republican vote, I’m still voting for Obama.” Yannick Gill junior Spanish major “ Ron Paul 2012!” Clark Franzman sophomore theater major “I would like to see President Obama re-elected.”Brittany Vereen senior sociology major “ I support Obama because I still believe ...

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PeoplePoll: What do you think about the Internet having censorship rules?

“ They should have censorship because kids are getting exposed to a lot of information without their parents knowing.” Brandon Spellman sophomore accounting major “ I don’t really mind them having censorship rules.” Damian Gray junior mass media major “ I think it’s stupid!” Cyle Brown freshman chemistry major “ I think it goes against the first amendment.” Brittany Berlin ...

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People Poll: Do you think Herman Cain should just give up?

“No, because that happens with a lot of presidential candidates.” David Simpson freshman biology major “Who is Herman Cain?” Justin Whitfield senior OAT major “Yes. He should throw in the towel.” Jermesha Henderson freshman biology major “No. I don’t think that the scandal is big enough to affect the plans he has politically.” Leah Nichols sophomore ASL interpretation major “I ...

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People Poll: What are your plans for Black Friday?

“I’ll be recovering from Thanksgiving dinner.” Samuel Herrin freshman history major “I’m waking up at 3 a.m., hitting Target, Kohl’s and Amazon.com; they have awesome Black Friday deals.” Beth Thompson junior psychology major “I’m going to the liquor store and buying alcohol. I might do a little shopping.” Marvis Gates II sophomore exercise physiology major “I have to work, so ...

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People Poll: What do you think about the Sunday ban on alcohol sales ending?

“There was no need for that law in the first place.” Micah Howell sophomore mass media major “I don’t really drink so the passing of the law doesn’t affect me, but I’m sure some people will love this.” Jazz Williams sophomore mass media major “Seeing that I don’t drink, it really doesn’t affect me. It will be good for state ...

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People Poll: Will you graduate in debt from school loans?

“I really don’t know; an impressive amount.” Deante Lumpkin freshman criminal justice major “I haven’t even reached $5,000, so not over $20,000.” Erica Adams sophomore nursing major “I don’t have any school loans.” Riley Stuart freshman business major “Probably around $10,000.” Ebony Bowles sophomore early childhood education major “Yeah, about $35,000.” Corey Jones freshman nursing major

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People Poll: What do you think about the ‘Occupy’ movement?

“I didn’t know we were having a movement down here.” Anthony Holloway junior computer information systems major “It’s nice that a small town like Valdosta is included in this.” Jade Gill freshman English major “I didn’t know about it.” Keyla Garcia freshman psychology major “I am glad to see that it is spreading.”Eli Rountree junior anthropology major “I kinda knew ...

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