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U.S. needs higher minimum wage

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Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer According to CNN, the U.S. economy has produced an average of 261,000 jobs every month for the past year. However, minimum wage has only been increased by 52 cents in the same amount of time. Although new jobs are being created every month, the recovery process is actually considered by experts to be too ... Read More »

Photoshop too Far

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by Jordan Hill It is up for debate as to whether Bruce Jenner is actually turning himself into a woman. It is clear that the tabloids are swaying us to believe his Y chromosome is slowly transforming into an X chromosome with the help of devilish software—Photoshop. All too often we see celebrities transformed into something they are not with ... Read More »

Free community college offers hope to students

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by Tierra Francois Going to a community college your first few years of college is sometimes a good idea. Aside from the fact that all students have to take the same core curriculum no matter the school nor major, it is somewhat less expensive as well. Obama is proposing a law to fund students their first two years of community ... Read More »

Rants & Raves

Rant of the Week “The Chaos Roulette Magic Event held by the Gamer’s Gathering on Thursday was a lot of fun. It was a great way to spend an evening with people of all skill levels in one of our favorite card games. It was a new spin on being a nerd!” Rave of the Week “I attemped to work ... Read More »

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Rant of the Week: “The library is supposed to be quiet, so please stop getting offended when someone gives you an evil eye when you’re carrying on a 2-hour conversation on the phone and the volume of your voice is on 100. I have no problem with you answering the phone, but if I can hear you and the person ... Read More »

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Rant of the Week There is nothing I hate more than walking on campus and walking through a cloud of cigarette smoke. The most irritating thing is getting stuck behind someone smoking a cigarette. I don’t smoke, so I don’t want to smell like smoke. Either VSU campus should be a non-smoking campus or there should be designated areas on ... Read More »

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Rant of the Week: “I am tired of going to Moes or Papa John’s and encountering the same worker with a nasty attitude. When I am getting something to eat I am going to just get my food and go. I feel that because I am asking a question about my food that I am somehow disrupting them. Now I ... Read More »

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September 15, 2011 Rant of the week “The wait at the bus stops are ridiculous. I had conversations with many students complaining about getting to the bus stop fifteen minutes early, just to get to class five minutes late. Also, the buses are so packed you sometimes have to wait another five minutes for another bus. Can transportation please get ... Read More »

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Rant of the Week I know everyone is entitled to an education but the amount of freshmen on campus is overwhelming. It seems they outnumber everybody. My biggest issue with them is the parking. They shouldn’t be able to have cars until they are upperclassmen. It might seem unfair but what about us commuters who don’t live on campus that ... Read More »

Rant and Raves: April 22, 2010

“So excited that the pedestrian mall is finally finished outside of Odum and the Student Union. It looks great! I love all the new updates to campus because it makes our campus more beautiful.” –Ashlyn Horney, sophomore speech communication major “I am so glad that the walkway in front of the library is now complete. I hated not being able ... Read More »