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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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People Poll: Do you have any plans for Homecoming week?

“Going to the football game and partying the whole weekend!” Theseus Jackson senior sociology major “I plan on feeling good.” Sean Westbrook sophomore business administration major “Going to the parade and football game with my Alpha Sig sisters.” Taylor Lanning junior sociology major “I am anxious to attend Wild Adventures, the parade, the football game, and enjoy my friends.” Tiara ...

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People Poll: What do you think about the new Facebook layout?

“I think it’s stupid and too much.” Bianca Henderson freshman special education major “I really don’t care.” Damond Jackson senior psychology major “It’s going to take time to get used to it.” Jessica Nelson sophomore athletic training major “It’s lame. They need to stop changing it.” Josh Isom freshman undecided “I don’t like it at all. It’s like facebooking while ...

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People Poll: What do you think about the Troy Davis execution?

“I feel that it is very sad, unfair and unjust.” Deven Maddox sophomore undecided “I don’t believe he should be executed because there is not enough evidence against him.” Errick Johnson sophomore psychology major “He should be given a second chance to prove his innocence.” Valerie Lawrence sophomore nursing major “I think it is unjust and they should evaluate all ...

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