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SGA prepares for April elections

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Copy Editor SGA elections are approaching and students can prepare to vote on April 16 at 12:01 a.m. The open positions for the election are president, vice president, comptroller and secretary. There are also 40 senate seats up for election. Students can attend the SGA’s executive branch debate in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. on April ...

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Blazers Seek Revenge Against UWG

Written by Stuart Price, Sports Writer Last weekend, the Blazers traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, for a three-game series with the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The Blazers were able to win the first and the final game of the series by scores of 12-10 and 6-4. The second game of the series began Friday night, but was suspended and picked back ...

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Give a ‘duck’; get a photo in return

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer DigDuck is a new free social media app that allows users to censor a picture before sending it. The receiver can then choose to use their ducks, which is the payment method, to unlock the rest of the picture. The app also uses the person’s location to show public pictures from others in the ...

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Required voting results in uniformed votes

by Jordan Hill Vote even though you don’t know with what party you affiliate. Vote even though you don’t know any of the candidates. Vote even though you don’t know what you want from a president. To make voting a requirement for every U.S. citizen is a good thought, but it opens up a can of uninformed worms to make ...

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UGA bans hoop skirts

by Tatyana Phelps It seems as though since the SAE scandal at the University of Oklahoma, schools are doing whatever they can to prevent sororities and fraternities from doing anything that may seem racist. Several schools are beginning to take precaution with anything that can cause a racial uproar. Now, sororities at the University of Georgia are no longer allowed to ...

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Daily Strange: First Known Plant to Sync Pollen Release with Full Moon

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer According to a recent paper published in Biology Letters, the pull of the moon may be too much for one particular plant to resist. This study reveals that the Ephedra foeminea shrub has some interesting characteristics, one might even consider them to be werewolf-like. This plant prefers to do its sprouting and unleash its ...

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MyVSU gets a makeover

by Erin Martin Recently, when students logged onto Blazeview or their VSU email account, they were met with something completely new: a fresh, more involved design for MyVSU. Since December of last year, VSU’s creative services has been brainstorming and working to create a new design for VSU’s personal portal for students and faculty. The more visual MyVSU page includes ...

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Horoscopes: Daily Forecast 04/09/15

Today’s Birthday (04/09/15). Love is your key to success this year. New partnership profits, while realizing an impossible dream. Prepare to perform, and give it everything. Springtime fun leads to summer adventure. Study a subject up close after 6/14. Explore uncharted terrain. Take advantage of work changes after 10/13. Find renewed confidence after 10/27. Play with beloved people. To get ...

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