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Students disapprove of graduation application fee

With graduation right around the corner, seniors are making sure to dot the I’s and cross the T’s before it’s time to walk across the stage. A crucial part of this process is filling out the graduation application that includes a fee of $25 which does not cover the costs of a cap and a gown. While some seniors are ...

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Do fliers have the right to recline

Written By Tierra Francois Is 31 inches enough space to separate you and a total stranger from invading your personal space? According to American Airlines, this is the amount of space between seats on an airplane. There have been many disputes as to if a person should be able to recline their seat on an airplane. Some people find it ...

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Daily Strange: Slow Motion Reality

Written By: Ivey Ingalls, Staff Writer To a fly, an oncoming thwack seems to be in slow motion. Flies process 4 times more visual information per second than humans; that’s 250 frames per second to our 60. Supposedly “one-dog” year is equivalent to seven human years. Does this mean that one year feels like seven to our canine companions? Well, ...

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SGMC Post Da Vinci Robot daV

Written By: John Preer Humans are constantly innovating, evolving and improving upon previous models. The role robotics plays in the field of surgery has been a touchy subject for a while. Questions of ethics and human capability have been the fodder for scholarly debates about the feasibility of robot surgeons. The da Vinci surgical system seems to have found just the ...

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Foxs News Personality Coming To VSU

Written By: Cole Edwards Controversy is brewing over a scheduled Sept. 11 appearance by a Fox News commentator for which VSU is paying $43,000. Titled “An Evening with Dr. Ben Carson,” the event is billed as a non-partisan fundraiser. A pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author, Carson plans to deliver a keynote speech titled “America the Beautiful: Rediscovering ...

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Off to the Races: VSU’s 5k Blazer Dash

Written By: Kayla Stroud The 9th Annual Blazer Dash was quite the event. Over a hundred participants showed up in hopes of being the first to cross the finish line. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness hosted the event, promoting healthy living and community building. The race began in front of the Student Recreational Center on a sunny, humid morning; ...

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Celebrities Slip Up At Award Shows

Written By : Stella Henderson Not so fancy, Iggy Azalea during the MTV Video Music Award pre-show on Friday fell off stage while performing, but she was able to get back on stage and unhurt. The VMAs kicked off Sunday night with Ariana Grande, Jessie Jay and Nicki Minaj opening the show. Toward the end of her song, Nicki Minaj ...

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